The Man Who Ate Everything, Jeffrey Steingarten. This man is so perfectly crotchety, fussy, and obsessive. I love it.
Man Who Ate Everything
When Jeffrey Steingarten was appointed food critic for Vogue, he systematically set out to overcome his distaste for such things as kimchi, lard, Greek cuisine, and blue food. He succeeded at all but the last: In this impassioned, mouth-watering, and outrageously funny book, Steingarten devotes the same Zen-like discipline and gluttonous curiosity to practically everything that anyone anywhere has ever called dinner.
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