How to Eat Out: Lessons from a Life Lived Mostly in Restaurants

Author(s): Giles Coren

Cooking/Wine

It has taken Giles Coren a lifetime to master the art of eating out.From a lonely childhood spent in pub car parks, peering in at a magical world of chickens in baskets and butter in little foil squares, to belching his way through taste clouds of prawn gas and chocolate air at 'the best restaurant in the world', to mock dog in Shoreditch, sperm sushi in Tokyo and delicious fricasseed field mouse in 'Ancient' Rome, Coren has experienced pretty much everything a restaurant can throw at you, and thrown it right back. Or at least caught it, sniffed it, and bagged it up for later.Bad waiters, bum tables, little rip-offs, big cons, old fish, cheap meat, yesterday's soup and tomorrow's gastroenteritis...Coren tells you how to avoid the lot, and even come out of it with free champagne and a dish named after you by way of apology.It doesn't matter if it's fish and chips, takeaway pizza, a medieval banquet with Sue Perkins or a slap-up nosh at the Hotel de Posh, there is always a right way and wrong way to do it.How To Eat Out is a bit of both.

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Praise for ANGER MANAGEMENT FOR BEGINNERS: -- ... 'There can be few better companions to unwind with on holiday than the irrepressible Giles Coren, who will have you laughing out loud with his left-field take on life's gripes.' -- Sunday Herald 'FUNNY. FUNNY. FUNNY. FACT...BRILLIANT book' -- Claudia Winkleman

Giles Coren is a renowned columnist and restaurant critic for The Times and has contributed to various publications including the Independent on Sunday, Tatler and GQ. He was named Food and Drink Writer of the Year in 2005 and has presented several programmes, including Animal Pharm and The Movie Lounge. He has co-starred with Sue Perkins in 3 series of The Supersizers Go... for the BBC and began a new series with her in Autumn 2010. His first novel, Winkler, was published in 2005.

General Fields

  • : 9781444706901
  • : Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • : April 2012
  • : 216mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Giles Coren
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 647.950207
  • : 272