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The Man Who Ate the World by Jay Rayner
  

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Award-winning journalist Jay Rayner travels the world in search of the perfect dinner. This entertaining book will give you plenty of ideas of places and foods to eat (and lots to avoid too!).

Synopsis

The Man Who Ate the World by Jay Rayner

'Nobody goes to restaurants for nutritional reasons. They go for experience, and what price a really top experience?' What price indeed? Fearlessly, and with huge wit and knowledge and verve, award-winning food writer Jay Rayner has searched the world for the perfect meal. Sparing neither his wallet nor his digestive system, he has been to places, met people and eaten things the rest of us can only fantasize about.

From Las Vegas and London to Moscow and Tokyo, the result is an enormously entertaining and informative romp through the world's best -- and worst -- restaurants.

Reviews

'Thoroughly entertaining and often hilarious' - Heston Blumenthal

'Laugh out loud funny' - Charles Spencer, Guardian

'A witty world tour of gastronomic culture from Las Vegas to Tokyo and everywhere worth visitng in between' - Scotland on Sunday

'Brilliant' - Observer

'A genuine book... not a collection of recyled articles, but a piece of vivid food and travel writing based on research' - Observer Review

About the Author

Jay Rayner is an award-winning journalist, writer and broadcaster. He has been reviewing restaurants for the Observer since the late '90s and in 2006 was named critic of the year in the British Press Awards. He recently preseented Dispatches: The True Cost of Cheap Food as part of Channel 4's series, The Great British Food Fight.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th April 2009

Author

Jay Rayner

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Publisher

Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Travel
The Real World

Cookery / food & drink etc
Travel writing

ISBN

9780755316359

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