Take a Bite Outta These 5 Books About Restaurants
You'll Be Salivating After You Read 5 Delicious Books About Restaurants
A delicious, unbutton the top of your pants, kind of meal is memorable but so is a book you can't put down, isn't it?
Why not try both. The following books about restaurants are satisfying. On one hand you get a peek behind the curtain, what goes on in the kitchen and between the staff. On the other, you have fictional characters battling pesky diners as if it's been seen before. It's the perfect recipe. Whether you yourself are an aspiring chef or if you simply love cooking a simple dish, there's something for every voracious reader. File these books away in your library or kitchen, you'll be hungry for more in any room.
1. Kitchen Confidential
Quite possibly the ultimate book about restaurants, Kitchen Confidential is a look inside the life of a restaurant from all levels. Riddled with sex, drugs, and food, Anthony Bourdain's bestselling memoir deserves your attention over and over again. Laugh till you cry, laugh till you're hungry, you'll want seconds.
Sweetbitter is delicious. Like any good meal you'll cry when it's over but feel satisfied leaving the table. Based on author, Stephanie Danler's life as a waitress in an upscale and cutthroat restaurant in New York City, it's captivating. If you've worked in the restaurant industry you might find it hits too close to home but it's authenticity makes it harder to put down.
3. Waiter Rant
Outrageous and honest, Waiter Rant unleashes the things people in the service industry want to say, but can't. Think terrible guests, bad food, and all the drama that goes on in the kitchen. Steve Dublanica's debut novel will entice you to read more and more till you're licking the plate.
4. Memoir of the Sunday Brunch
Brunch. We've all been there, sharing pancakes or eggs Benedict. Well author, Julie Pandl knows a thing or two about working in a restaurant after all, she worked in her father's since the age of twelve. She knows the chaos that comes with it and that chaos is Sunday Brunch. She weaves in her relationship with food and her father seamlessly.
5. Front of the House
A hilarious look behind the art of restaurants. Front of the House is a classy look into what it means to dine with great service. Observe the intricacies of working in fine dining and the humor that comes with it.
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