x, 293 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
On the eve of the revolution -- How American food got bad -- Revolutionizing the supermarket experience -- The rules for finding a good place to eat -- Barbecue: the greatest slow food of all -- The Asian elephant in the room -- Another agricultural revolution, now -- Eating your way to a greener planet -- Why does Mexican food taste different in Mexico? -- The finding great food anywhere encyclopedia -- The stuff and values of cooking at home.
Tyler Cowen discusses everything from slow food to fast food, from agriculture to gourmet culture, from modernist cuisine to how to pick the best street vendor, and shows how to get good, cheap eats just about anywhere.
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