Between Meals: An Appetite for Paris
This book should be on every foodies bookshelf...more
There are few writers who can make us want to pack our bags and jump on a plane just so we can lunch in Paris. Liebling is one of those writers. A contemporary of Hemingway, Liebling makes us wish for a time-machine to go along with our plane ticket. This book should be on every foodies bookshelf.
Last should have been first. This is about a book & a bottle of wine. The book, BETWEEN MEALS, An Appetite for Paris by A.J. Liebling. The author in 1929 Took his education money for the Sorbonne and instead, spent it visiting Paris resturants. By the time his father caught up to his ruse, he had decided to become a writer and a trencherman extrodinare. To discover Life at such a young age?
Most famous quote: "The primary requisite for writing about food is a good appetite." Probably our greatest food writer.