My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family, and Food

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Product Details

Price
$28.95  $26.63
Publisher
Knopf Publishing Group
Publish Date
April 03, 2018
Pages
352
Dimensions
6.6 X 1.2 X 9.4 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781524731618
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About the Author

Lidia Matticchio Bastianich is an Emmy Award-winning Public Television host and best-selling author of eleven cookbooks and three children's books. She is the chef/owner of four acclaimed New York City restaurants--Felidia, Becco, Esca, and Del Posto. With her daughter, Tanya Bastianich Manuali, she operates Lidia's Pittsburgh and Lidia's Kansas City. She runs Becco, Esca and Del Posto with her son, Joe Bastianich. She opened Eataly, the largest artisanal Italian food and wine marketplace, in New York City, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, and SΓ£o Paulo, Brazil, with Joe and others. She is also, with Tanya, co-founder and president of Tavola Productions and has her own pasta and sauce line sold nationwide. www.lidiasitaly.com

Reviews

"Restaurateur, cookbook author, and TV host Bastianich offers an ebullient, nostalgic memoir of her journey to success... A warm story of a life buoyed by resilience, determination, love of family, and food."
--Kirkus

"Chef and restaurateur Bastianich offers a look into her culinary background in this charming memoir... Through her lyrical prose, she also encourages readers to find the bright side of any situation. This is a welcome addition to any food lover's library."
--Publisher's Weekly

"In this memoir, restaurateur, television star, and cookbook author Bastianich personifies the American dream. ...the grande dame of Italian cooking in America... Bastianich's story holds even more significance for her triumph in a male- dominated industry."
--Starred Booklist Review

"it is a touching (and timely) read."
--New York Journal of Books

"It paints a loving and often mouth-watering picture of her culinary adventures."
--Pittsburgh Post-Gazette