From Scratch Pdf

From Scratch

Number of page: 512
Author: Allen Salkin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101636473
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

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About The Author

Allen Salkin has been a journalist for such publications as New York, the Village Voice, and Details. As a staff reporter for the New York Times, he wrote nearly two hundred features about food, culture, and media—for one of them, the legendary chefs Ferran Adrià and José Andrés cooked him lunch in his apartment. As an investigative reporter for the New York Post, Salkin wrote hundreds of articles—on corrupt judges, emergency room ethics, and troubled cults, among others. He has also produced video interviews with culinary stars for many food websites. Salkin’s journalism has taken him to more than forty countries, from the Beijing Olympics to the snorkel wakes of “Doom Tourists” in the Galápagos. He lives in New York City.

  •   Robert Deem 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.
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