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ErikaWasTaken

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Shine
Lauren Myracle
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir

Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir - Eddie Huang Pros:* Food* Hip Hop* BasketballCons:* The portion on BaoHaus is very short* There is a definitive narrative style, which you either love or hate (I loved it).In some ways this reminds me of [b:Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly|33313|Kitchen Confidential Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly|Anthony Bourdain|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1348988611s/33313.jpg|4219], which is funny because the time spent in the actual restaurant is the shortest part of the book. But it's the way that Huang talks about food, even from the first few sentences about soup dumplings you get that he loves food. The brash personality also draws Bourdain comparisons.This memoir is really about the immigrant experience in America -- food is only a part of that.