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Unvarnished: A Gimlet-Eyed Look at Life Behind the Bar

An enjoyable read for anyone interested in cocktail culture. Alongside Jim Meehan’s Meehan’s Bartender Guide, this will certainly be of use to professionals.
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Mosquito Supper Club: Cajun Recipes from a Disappearing Bayou

An inspiring choice for readers and cooks interested in authentic, rustic Louisiana cooking beyond Bourbon Street.
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Fresh from Poland: New Vegetarian Cooking from the Old Country

A light and delicious take on a cuisine often underrepresented in cooking collections. Vegetarian or not, most cooks will find something to savor.
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First, Catch: Study of a Spring Meal

Eagle enjoys thinking about food in all its ephemerality and here succeeds in sharing that experience. A solid pick for fans of food writers Nigel Slater, John Thorne, or Laurie Colwin.
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Wine Girl: The Obstacles, Humiliations, and Triumphs of America’s Youngest Sommelier

While informative about what it takes to become a sommelier, the focus of this moving memoir is more on James’s personal journey.
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My Korea: Traditional Flavors, Modern Recipes

A rare restaurant cookbook that will work well in a home kitchen, this collection is more refined in flavors and techniques than Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking.
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Cook Like a Local: Flavors That Can Change How You Cook and See the World

While many of the recipes are on the cheffy side and require a lot of prep work, experienced home cooks will find this to be an attractive choice.
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Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking: From Everyday Meals to Celebration Cuisine

Anyone with an interest in Korean cooking will enjoy this attractive volume, whether they want a quick meal or something more ambitious.

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