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An economist gets lunch : new rules for everyday foodies / Tyler Cowen.

Cowen, Tyler. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780525952664
  • ISBN: 0525952667
  • Description: x, 293 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2012.

Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction GT 2850 .C69 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Bunker Hill Community College Stacks GT2850 .C69 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 394.12/Cowen (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) 394.12 Cowen (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW GT 2850 .C69 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: On the eve of the revolution -- How American food got bad -- Revolutionizing the supermarket experience -- The rules for finding a good place to eat -- Barbecue: the greatest slow food of all -- The Asian elephant in the room -- Another agricultural revolution, now -- Eating your way to a greener planet -- Why does Mexican food taste different in Mexico? -- The finding great food anywhere encyclopedia -- The stuff and values of cooking at home.
Summary: Tyler Cowen discusses everything from slow food to fast food, from agriculture to gourmet culture, from modernist cuisine to how to pick the best street vendor, and shows how to get good, cheap eats just about anywhere.

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