Lonely Planet releases guide for the food-loving globetrotter
- Published: 8/10/2012 at 10:53 AM
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Travel guide Lonely Planet has released a hardcover book dedicated to the best food destinations in the world, ranging from Italy, France, Mexico and the US.
Lonely Planet's 'Food Lover's Guide to the World' ©All Rights Reserved
The Food Lover’s Guide to the World includes 50 recipes, special themed features dedicated to chocolate, cheese and coffee, the world’s top food markets, and a guide on different customs and how-to-eat etiquette tips.
Meanwhile, the Lonely Planet edition is just one in a string of culinary travel books for the gourmet globetrotter, including National Geographic’s Food Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the World, and Ultimate Food Journeys by the DK Eyewitness series.
Foods profiled in the Lonely Planet version, meanwhile, include a short history of the dish’s origins, history and culture.
High-profile food writers such as Mark Bittman of The New York Times, Saveur magazine editor James Oseland as well as British chef and The Independent columnist Mark Hix also make contributions to the book, as do chefs Eric Ripert and Martin Wishart.
Lonely Planet’s Food Lover’s Guide to the World was released this month and retails for $39.99.
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