Ever wondered where all those ripe red tomatoes come from?
Barry Estabrook, former contributing editor of Gourmet magazine, has some of the answers -- but they may not sit so well with you.
Estabrook published Tomatoland: How Modern Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit last month. ... More >>
At a Gourmet-sponsored event at Copia years ago, some guests were a little surprised at how soft spoken Ruth Reichl can be onstage. Find out for yourself later this month, when Reichl will be on stage at the S.F. Jewish Community Center, talking about her latest book, For You Mom, Finally (Pe ... More >>
Ulysses, it ain'tFirst lines are important. They say a lot. They're a real indication of the prodigious thought, labor, and love poured into the thousands of lines to follow. To wit: As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed into an enormous cockroach. -- Fra ... More >>