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The United States of Arugula

David Kamp

The United States of Arugula

by David Kamp

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Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780307575340
OCLC/WorldCa501000043

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The United States of Arugula is the rollicking, revealing chronicle of how gourmet eating in America went from obscure to pervasive, thanks to the contributions of some outsized, opinionated iconoclasts who couldn’t abide the status by: David Kamp's The United States of Arugula is the cheery, optimistic companion to the reflective, worried Omnivore's Dilemma.

Michael Pollan's book focuses on the American food supply today, while Kamp explores how the US went from a country that made Dr Pepper-based olive jello molds, to one with dozens of pastas and cheeses in a non-specialty /5.

The United States of Arugula attempts to tell the story of how this happened. This book is a fairly fun read, although it meanders quite a bit. We start with the Big Three that popularised inventive cooking and dining - James Beard, Julia Child and Craig Claiborne, and /5(32).

“The United States of Arugula” pointedly The United States of Arugula book only half the story. The other half has been told by Eric Schlosser in “Fast Food Nation,” which functions as a kind of dialectical companion.

“[T]he United States, a country wary of elitism and susceptible to populist, xenophobic demagogues, would always have mixed feelings about taking culinary cues from the French.”Author: David Kamp.

The United States of Arugula is the story of an American revolution—the dramatic culinary changes that brought robust international flavors to a table formerly piled high with bland meat and potatoes. Who was behind this transformation, bringing salsa to the typical American pantry and sushi to chain grocery stores.

When did macaroni become “pasta,” while celebrity chefs and organic. The United States of Arugula is a rollicking, revealing stew of culinary innovation, food politics, and kitchen confidences chronicling how gourmet eating in America went from obscure to pervasive—and became the cultural success story of our era/5(11).

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by David Kamp is an absolute must read for anyone interested in contemporary food culture and food politics. The United States of Arugula is a rollicking, revealing stew of culinary innovation, food politics, and kitchen confidences chronicling how gourmet eating in America went from obscure to pervasive—and became the cultural success story of our era.

The United States of Arugula is ostensibly about how America changed from a burgers and fries, Swanson TV dinner, baloney sandwich and Fritos kind of country to a sushi and edamame, Whole Foods, imported bottled water nation. What it really is though, is a collection of some of the best gossip I've read in a long time.

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The United States of Arugula is the rollicking, revealing chronicle of how gourmet eating in America went from obscure to pervasive, thanks to the contributions of some outsized, opinionated iconoclasts who couldn’t abide the status quo/5(7).

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And because the only people. Writer and humorist David Kamp samples gourmet eating in his book, The United States of Arugula: The Sun Dried, Cold Pressed, Dark Roasted, Extra Virgin Story of the American Food examines America's obsession with celebrity chefs, exotic ingredients and destination restaurants.

Kamp is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and GQ. Music break: Sundialing by CaribouAuthor: Evan Kleiman. In The United States of Arugula 1, David Kamp documents the fairly recent rise of this culture in the United States.

Throughout the book, arugula shares the stage with free-range chickens, artisanal cheeses, heirloom tomatoes, and other food that has elevated. The United States of Arugula is as racy as it is relevant.

I couldn’t put it down!” —Jean Anderson, author, The American Century Cookbook “A smart, engaging account of how serious foodies brought fresh, new, and delicious meals to American tables. David Kamp THE UNITED STATES OF ARUGULA How We Became a Gourmet Nation 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Clarkson Potter Near Fine in a Near Fine price clipped dust jacket.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. The United States of Arugula: The Sun Dried, Cold Pressed, Dark Roasted, Extra Virgin Story of the American Food Revolution.

Find out even more at : Editors note: This review was written based on an earlier version of the book that was titled The United States of Arugula: How We Became a.

The United States of Arugula is packed to the covers with insider gossip, stories, and tell-all confessions by chefs and those who have worked for and under them.

The chefs themselves take center stage, and their anecdotes and contributions make the book fascinating. The United States of Arugula: ROUNDUP Hello everyone! I hope you are having a great weekend. Below you will find a delicious roundup on “United States of Arugula”, by David Kamp.

Enjoy! Glennis was a young wife in the ’70s and remembers many of the people mentioned in the book. She admits that she somehow missed out on Julia Child.The United States of Arugula is a rollicking, revealing stew of culinary innovation, food politics, and kitchen confidences chronicling how gourmet eating in America went from obscure to pervasive—and became the cultural success story of our : Crown.

The United States of Arugula How We Became A Gourmet Nation (Book): Kamp, David: One day we woke up and realized that our macaroni had become pasta, that our Wonder Bread had been replaced by organic whole wheat, that sushi was fast food, and that our tomatoes were heirlooms.

How did all this happen, and who made it happen? The United States of Arugula is the rollicking, revealing .