The Adventures of Fat Rice: Recipes from the Chicago Restaurant Inspired by Macau [A Cookbook]

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Price
$35.00  $32.20
Publisher
Ten Speed Press
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
7.7 X 10.8 X 1.1 inches | 2.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781607748953

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About the Author

ABRAHAM CONLON and ADRIENNE LO are the chefs and co-owners of the popular Chicago restaurant Fat Rice. They have awards and recognition from the James Beard Foundation, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Eater, and many others. In 2018, Abraham was named Best Chef: Great Lakes by the James Beard Foundation.

HUGH AMANO is a writer and the former sous chef of Fat Rice.

Reviews

"What a captivating book! With it, I uncovered the roots of Portuguese cooking and the indelible mark it made on the world. I reveled in the beautiful way Portuguese blended with Chinese in the kitchens of Macau. But most of all, I discovered why the food at Chicago's incredibly popular restaurant Fat Rice is so utterly delicious. This book opens up a whole new world of flavor!"
-- Rick Bayless, chef and owner of Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, and Xoco

"When you read these recipes, it's like you just found the secret ingredients that were buried away in a treasure chest somewhere in the Pearl River Delta. The Adventures of Fat Rice is a must-have for home (and Jupiter) chefs."
-- Kool Keith, artist and rapper

"Along with the book's visual pop, the evocative introduction and recipe headnotes full of history and stories makes this a cookbook worth owning as a compelling read."
-- EATER NATIONAL

"Chances are you're unfamiliar with Macanese cuisine, from the small peninsula of Macau near Hong Kong. But spend an evening with this comic book-cookbook hybrid, and you'll be hooked on the fare that makes theChicago restaurant of the same name so beloved."
-- TASTING TABLE

"Chicago restaurant Fat Rice draws its recipes from Macau, a port city that blends the flavors of the Portuguese who once settled there with the foods of the various Asian traders who moved through the area. The result is a punchy, bold cuisine of bacalao and grilled seafood, noodles of all shapes and size, and the titular fat rice (arroz gordo).
And did I mention Fat Rice is a comic book? Yup: throughout the cookbook are step-by-step, comic book-style instructions for making crispy rice or stir-frying fat noodles, as well as comic book covers depicting Fat Rice dishes like Crazy Squid and Pato de Cabidela (duck cooked in blood)."
-- EPICURIOUS

"Stan Lee and other comic book creators can literally eat their hearts out, as the format of the traditional cookbook continues to evolve. The latest to challenge the standard: The Adventures of Fat Rice."
-- EATER

"This is a fun food, so it is only fitting that the cookbook to come out of that restaurant should be equally fun. [The authors] have written a book that reads a little like a Lucky Peach issue crossed with a graphic novel: Yes, there are conventional recipes and lovely photography, but there's also pages of graphics woven throughout the book. . . Yes, this is all as fun--and appetizing--as it sounds."
-- LOS ANGELES TIMES

"A joyful exploration of a lesser-known cuisine in America."
-- SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE