Monday, December 14, 2009

The 10 Best "Best of 2009" Food Book Lists

It's that wacky time of the year when everyone seems to out their "Top 10s" from the year. It's no different with lists about food books. So here's my own: The Top 10 "Best of 2009" food book lists. The most common entries on all the lists? Momofuko by David Chang, Ad Hoc at Home by Thomas Keller and How to Roast a Lamb by Michael Psilakis. These are listed in no particular order. I selected them based on the site or publications regular reviews and whether I agreed with them or not, and if I understood why they selected the titles, even if I didn't necessarily agree with their conclusions. I was disappointed to see so little literary food writing represented in any of the lists, with the notable exception of Frank Bruni's Born Round.
  1. NPR: Top 10 Cookbooks of 2009

  2. New York Times 2009 gift guide for cookbooks

  3. Publisher's Weekly, the overall list and the food-related titles

  4. Eat Me Daily: The Best Cookbooks of 2009

  5. Omnivore Books on 7x7 San Francisco

  6. Serious Eats
  8. Village Voice
  9. David Leibowitz

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