The Man Who Ate Too Much

In The Man Who Ate Too Much, John Birdsall gives foodies a fresh, intimate look at James Beard.

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Review of ‘The Man Who Ate Too Much’

American cookery rests squarely on the shoulders of the late, great James Beard. After all, the man’s foundation and prestigious culinary awards, named in his honor, are considered the gold standard for recognizing the best chefs, restaurateurs and food writers working today.

His life and experiences are extremely well known and have been written about…

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