NY Times interview with Bourdain about writing- 'Anthony Bourdain: By the Book'


#1

Excerpt:

What’s the best book about food you’ve ever read?

A. J. Liebling’s “Between Meals” is his memoir of meals in Paris before and after the war, and it’s fantastic. He was an enthusiastic lover of food and wine, very knowledgeable but never a snob. It’s the benchmark for great food writing.


#2

Olen Steinhauer’s “All the Old Knives” combines spy stuff and dinner.