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Gastro obscura : a food adventurer's guide / Cecily Wong, Dylan Thuras ; with additional writing by Rachel Rummel, Anne Ewbank, and Sam O'Brien.

Wong, Cecily, (author.). Thuras, Dylan, (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 9 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Thomaston Public Library.

Current holds

6 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thomaston Public Library 641.3 WONG (Text to phone) 34020145525067 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/18/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781523502196
  • ISBN: 1523502193
  • ISBN: 9781523502196 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1523502193 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781523502196
  • ISBN: 1523502193
  • Physical Description: 438 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Europe. Great Britain and Ireland ; Western Europe ; Eastern Europe ; Scandinavia -- Asia. The Middle East ; South and Central Asia ; East Asia ; Southeast Asia -- Africa. North Africa ; West Africa ; East Africa ; Southern Africa -- Oceania. Australia ; New Zealand ; Pacific Islands -- Canada. Western Canada ; Eastern Canada -- The United States. West coast, Alaska, and Hawaii ; Four corners and the Southwest ; Great Plains ; The Midwest ; The Southeast ; The Mid-Atlantic ; New England -- Latin America. Mexico ; Central America ; The Caribbean Islands ; South America -- Antarctica.
Summary, etc.:
"Taste the World! It's truly a feast of wonder: Created by the ever-curious minds behind Atlas Obscura, this breathtaking guide transforms our sense of what people around the world eat and drink. Covering all seven continents, Gastro Obscura serves up a loaded plate of incredible ingredients, food adventures, and edible wonders. Ready for a beer made from fog in Chile? Sardinia's "Threads of God" pasta? Egypt's 2000-year-old egg ovens? But far more than a menu of curious minds delicacies and unexpected dishes, Gastro Obscura reveals food's central place in our lives as well as our bellies, touching on history: trace the network of ancient Roman fish sauce factories -- Culture: picture four million women gathering to make rice pudding -- Travel: scale China's sacred Mount Hua to reach a tea house -- Festivals: feed wild macaques pyramid of fruit at Thailand's Monkey Buffet Festival. And hidden gems that might be right around the corner, like the vending machine in Texas dispensing full sized pecan pies. Dig in and feed your sense of wonder"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dinners and dining > Anecdotes.
Food > Anecdotes.
Voyages and travels > Anecdotes.
Genre: Anecdotes.

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