The Resource Garlic & sapphires : the secret life of a restaurant critic in disguise, Ruth Reichl

Garlic & sapphires : the secret life of a restaurant critic in disguise, Ruth Reichl

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Garlic & sapphires : the secret life of a restaurant critic in disguise
Title
Garlic & sapphires
Title remainder
the secret life of a restaurant critic in disguise
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Ruth Reichl
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Language
eng
Summary
When Reichl took over from the formidable and aloof Bryan Miller as the New York Times' restaurant reviewer, she promised to shake things up. And so she did. Gone were the days when only posh restaurants with European chefs were reviewed. Reichl, with a highly developed knowledge and love of Asian cuisine from her years as a West Coast food critic, began to review the small simple establishments that abound in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. Many loved it, the Establishment hated it, but her influence was significant. She brought a fresh writing style to her reviews and adopted a radical way of getting them. Amassing a wardrobe of wigs and costumes, she deliberately disguised herself so that she would not receive special treatment. As a result, she had a totally different dining experience as say, Miriam the Jewish mother than she did as Ruth Reichl the reviewer, and she wasn't afraid to write about it. The resulting reviews were hilarious and sobering, full of fascinating insights and delicious gossip. Garlic and Sapphires is a wildly entertaining chronicle of Reichl's New York Times years
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AU-TuBDP
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Reichl, Ruth
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Adult
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Women food writers
  • Cooking
Target audience
adult
Label
Garlic & sapphires : the secret life of a restaurant critic in disguise, Ruth Reichl
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=AAU_164123&b2bSite=1545
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Downloadable Book
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
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9781741156065-AAU837011-000
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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electronic
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Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781741156065
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computer
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rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Garlic & sapphires : the secret life of a restaurant critic in disguise, Ruth Reichl
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=AAU_164123&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781741156065-AAU837011-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781741156065
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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