Schatzker has done an ace job of combining interesting historical facts and stories, dense lessons on food and animal science, and amusing accounts of his steak-seeking travels into an entertaining, story-shaped narrative arc. Globe and Mail --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Mark Schatzker is an award-winning writer based in Toronto. He is a radio columnist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and a frequent contributor to publications such as Slate, The Atlantic, The Globe and Mail, Conde Nast Traveler and Bloomberg Pursuits. His latest book is The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
A juicy tale of steak that has clearly been marbled with Michael Pollan's influence. Enjoyed the book, and now know a little bit more than I ever wanted to know about the subject. Read morePublished on June 27 2011 by A. Bell
This is a book that all serious foodies (like myself) will enjoy. Even the most dedicated vegan should find the information about the agricultural and industrial aspects of putting... Read morePublished on April 29 2011 by C. J. Thompson