Number of page: 512
Category: Social Science
Twenty Years of Dish from Flay and Fieri to Deen and DeLaurentiis Includes a New Afterword!“I don’t want this shown. I want the tapes of this whole series destroyed.”—Martha Stewart“In those days, the main requirement to be on the Food Network was being able to get there by subway.”—Bobby Flay“She seems to suggest that you can make good food easily, in minutes, using Cheez Whiz and chopped-up Pringles and packaged chili mix.”—Anthony BourdainThis is the definitive history of The Food Network from its earliest days as a long-shot business gamble to its current status as a cable obsession for millions, home along the way to such icons as Emeril Lagasse, Rachael Ray, Mario Batali, Alton Brown, and countless other celebrity chefs. Using extensive inside access and interviews with hundreds of executives, stars, and employees, From Scratch is a tantalizing, delicious look at the intersection of business, pop culture, and food.INCLUDES PHOTOS
- Robert Deem
Great history of Food Network A solid history of the network. While scandals are mentioned it is only in context of the network. Very enjoyable and interesting read.