Best Food Writing 2017
Edited by Holly Hughes
$16.99 / $22.49
Published bv Da Capo Press
Available October, 2017
Coast-to-Coast Praise for the Best Food Writing Series
Praise for Best Food Writing 2014
“This book is a menu of delicious food, colorful characters, and tales of strange and wonderful food adventures that make for memorable meals and stories.”
"Consistent in quality and enthusiasm, Hughes again delivers a cornucopia of varietal amusements for foodophiles whose palates crave invigorating interpretations and perspectives."
"The perfect gift for the literate food lover."
—Pittsburgh Post Gazette
"There's a mess of vital, provocative, funny, and tender stuff… in these pages."
"Some of these stories can make you burn with a need to taste what they're writing about."
—Los Angeles Times
"A collection of strong writing on fascinating topics that will appeal to foodies and essay lover's alike."
"Holly Hughes has gathered up some of the industry's finest culinary-inspired stories and essays … no overwhelming aftertaste here, just a smoothly savoring sampler. Enough said. Now dig in."
—San Francisco Book Review
"Stories for connoisseurs, celebrations of the specialized, the odd, or simply the excellent."
"This exciting series has taken a lot of work but none of the pleasure out of tracking down outstanding expressions of the love of food … Best Food Writing is not falsely titled. There is nothing less than serious, exciting, entertaining, and edifying writing to be found here."
"An exceptional collection … a surefire hit with epicureans and cooks."
"If you're looking to find new authors and voices about food, there's an abundance to chew on here."
"Not just for foodies! This will delight anyone who enjoys the pleasures of a good read and a good meal. Highly recommended."
"What is so great about this annual series is that editor Holly Hughes curates articles that likely never crossed your desk, even if you're an avid reader of food content. Nearly every piece selected is worth your time."