Far Flung and Well Fed: The Food Writing of R.W. Apple, Jr.

Far Flung and Well Fed: The Food Writing of R.W. Apple, Jr.

R. W. Apple


Celebrated journalist R. W. (“Johnny”) Apple was once a veteran political reporter, a New York instances bureau leader and an incisive and prolific author. however the function he used to be such a lot keen about used to be foodstuff anthropologist. recognized either for his stressed wideopen brain and an urge for food to compare, Apple was once additionally a culinary pupil: witty, wide-ranging and very familiar with his topics. Far Flung and good Fed is the easiest of mythical Times reporter Apple’s foodstuff writing from the US, England, Europe, Asia and Australia. all of the greater than fifty essays recount notable nutrients and little-known proof, of a few of the world’s well suited meals —from the beginning of an component in a dish, to its background, to the bright personalities—including Apple’s spouse, Betsey—who cook dinner, serve and consume these dishes.

Far Flung and good Fed is a vintage number of nutrients writing— full of life, hot and wealthy with a feeling of position and taste—and merits to hitch the works of A.J. Liebling, Elizabeth David, M.F.K. Fisher and Calvin Trillin at the bookshelf.

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