Chicago Food Encyclopedia (Paperback)
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The Chicago Food Encyclopedia is a far-ranging portrait of an American culinary paradise. Hundreds of entries deliver all of the visionary restauranteurs, Michelin superstars, beloved haunts, and food companies of today and yesterday. More than 100 sumptuous images include thirty full-color photographs that transport readers to dining rooms and food stands across the city. Throughout, a roster of writers, scholars, and industry experts pays tribute to an expansive--and still expanding--food history that not only helped build Chicago but fed a growing nation. Pizza. Alinea. Wrigley Spearmint. Soul food. Rick Bayless. Hot Dogs. Koreatown. Everest. All served up A-Z, and all part of the ultimate reference on Chicago and its food.
About the Author
Carol Mighton Haddix is the former food editor of the Chicago Tribune . Bruce Kraig is professor emeritus in history and humanities at Roosevelt University. He is author of Hot Dog: A Global History, and co-author (with Colleen Taylor Sen) of Street Food: Everything You Need to Know about Open-Air Stands, Carts, and Food Trucks across the Globe . Colleen Taylor Sen also is author of Curry: A Global History .