Lonely Planet Releases Food Lover’s Guide to the World

Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — Lonely Planet’s Food Lover’s Guide to the World is a celebration of great food experiences across the globe.

Combining two of Lonely Planet’s favorite passions, travel and food, the book profiles the greatest culinary regions and countries in the world including Italy, France, Mexico and the United States. A variety of foods and dishes are showcased from each destination, with details about the history, tradition and culture behind them. Food Lover’s Guide to the World also includes recipes, restaurant recommendations and full-color photography.

The hardcover book is written by a team of top food writers and includes an introduction by Mark Bittman, food columnist for The New York Times and author of the best-selling book How to Cook Everything, and a foreword by James Oseland, editor-in-chief of Saveur.

Food Lover’s Guide to the World includes: -More than 50 authentic recipes -Special themed features on food and drink dear to our stomachs including chocolate, cheese and coffee -The world’s top food markets and restaurants plus the best places to find local dishes -Stunning photography -Cultural tips and how-to-eat etiquette -An introduction by Mark Bittman, a foreword by James Oseland and insights from a range of well-known food folk, including Eric Ripert, Fergus Henderson, Mark Hix, Tessa Kiros, Ruth Rogers, Dan Hunter, Martin Wishart and Atul Kochha.

ABOUT THE BOOK Food Lover’s Guide to the World 978 1 74321 020 8 320pp, hard cover, full color, $39.99 October 2012


Rana Freedman
Lonely Planet