[PDF] Devoured author Sophie Egan – Kindle & PDF

  • Hardcover
  • 416
  • Devoured
  • Sophie Egan
  • en
  • 19 February 2017
  • 9780062390981

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CHARACTERS à E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Sophie Egan Sophie Egan ✓ 9 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD Devoured 109 Paradoxically why they also make America’s cuisine so greatEgan raises a host of intriguing uestions Why does McDonald’s have 107 items on its menu Why are breakfast sandwiches protein bars and gluten free anything so popular Will bland soul less meal replacements like Soylent revolutionize our definition of a meal The search for answers takes her across the culinary landscape from the prioritization of convenience over health to the unintended conseuences of “perks” like free meals for employees; the American obsession with “having it our way” to the su. The writing was so horrible that I couldn t make it than 20 pages into the book Everything was a hipster conversational type comment and there was no coherency to the narrative I had high hopes for the book but it wasn t worth the time

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CHARACTERS à E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Sophie Egan Sophie Egan ✓ 9 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD Devoured 109 A provocative look at how and what Americans eat and why a flavorful blend of The Omnivore’s Dilemma Salt Sugar Fat and Freakonomics that reveals how the way we live shapes the way we eatFood writer and Culinary Institute of America director Sophie Egan takes readers on an eye opening journey through the American food psyche examining the connections between the values that define our national character work freedom and progress and our eating habits the good and the bad Egan explores why these values make for such an unstable and often unhealthy food culture and. 35 stars I don t like the subtitle How What We Eat Defines Who We Are nor do I think it s entirely fitting or descriptive of what the book is actually about In short Egan s book is very much like a Mary Roach book focusing on American food culture I had the thought while reading that if Michael Pollan and Mary Roach were smashed together into a book baby you d get Devoured It s definitely an enjoyable read for anyone interested in American food culture

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CHARACTERS à E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Sophie Egan Sophie Egan ✓ 9 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD Devoured 109 Rge of Starbucks Chipotle and other chains individualizing the eating experience; from high culture artisan and organic and what exactly “natural” means to low culture the sale of 100 million Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos in ten weeks She also looks at how America’s cuisine like the nation itself has been shaped by diverse influences from across the globe Forked weaves together insights from the fields of psychology anthropology food science and behavior economics as well as myriad examples from daily life to create a powerful and uniue look at food in America. I read half of this and listened to half of it It s easy to read lots of fun facts scattered throughout The author seems to have done her research The author is snarky Oh and I don t eat airline food Talk about fifty shades of gross p 188 and somewhat elitist although she claims she is not The narrator s tone became uite annoying over time but I m not sure if that is her fault or the author s I think the book would have been better if the author had kept of herself out of itAlso she is obsessed with brunch that chapter was endlessI read this for my book club that discusses books about food climate and the environment Hopefully we will find a lot to talk about