What to Drink with What You Eat: The Definitive Guide to Pairing Food with Wine, Beer, Spirits, Coffee, Tea - Even Water - Based on Expert Advice from America's Best Sommeliers (Hardcover)
Winner of the 2007 IACP Cookbook of the Year Award
Winner of the 2007 IACP Cookbook Award for Best Book on Wine, Beer or Spirits
Winner of the 2006 Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year Award
Winner of the 2006 Gourmand World Cookbook Award - U.S. for Best Book on Matching Food and Wine
Prepared by a James Beard Award-winning author team, "What to Drink with What You Eat" provides the most comprehensive guide to matching food and drink ever compiled--complete with practical advice from the best wine stewards and chefs in America. 70 full-color photos.
About the Author
Recently cited as two of a dozen "international culinary luminaries" along with Patrick O'Connell, Alice Waters, and Tim and Nina Zagat (in Relais & Chateaux's L'Ame et L'Esprit magazine), the award-winning authors Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg have written several groundbreaking books chronicling and celebrating America's culinary revolution. What to Drink with What You Eat,Becoming a Chef, Dining Out, and The New American Chef were all winners of or finalists for Gourmand World Cookbook, IACP, and/or James Beard book awards. In March 2007, Page and Dornenburg were named weekly wine columnists for the Washington Post. Karen Page is a graduate of Northwestern and Harvard Business School. Andrew Dornenburg studied with the legendary Madeleine Kamman at the School for American Chefs and has cooked professionally in top restaurants in New York City. Their Web site is www.becomingachef.com.
The world's greatest book on the subject.—Robert Whitley in Copley News Service
At the moment the most useful wine-with-food guide in English.—Edward Behr in The Art of Eating
Astounding...Brilliant.—Ellen Rose on NPR's "Good Food"
The #1 Food Book of the Year.—FabulousFoods.com
The #2 Best Cocktail Book of the Year.
Few books of its kind are more enjoyable.—Los Angeles Times
The most exciting and comprehensive guide to wine pairing that I have ever seen.—Eric Ripert, chef-owner, Le Bernardin
A be-all, end-all masterwork...An impossibly comprehensive and utterly readable book that belongs among the greats in any epicure's reference shelf.
Dornenburg and Page again prove their immense knowledge of and love for food and drink harmonization...A thoroughly satisfying reference. Essential."—Library Journal
Dornenburg and Page demystify the challenge of food and beverage pairing in this exhaustive, accessible resource...This comprehensive collection provides a wealth of guidelines for pairings...Highly recommended.—Publishers Weekly
This husband-wife team has researched their subject exhaustively, consulting the chefs and sommeliers at America's top restaurants to put together the definitive pairing guide....WHAT TO DRINK WITH WHAT YOU EAT is as easy to use as a thesaurus.—Linda Kulman on NPR