At a great meal, what you drink is just as important as what you eat. This groundbreaking food and beverage pairing reference allows food lovers to learn to think like a sommelier, and to transform every meal breakfast, lunch, and dinner from ordinary to extraordinary.
Exceptional in its depth and scope with over 1500 entries WHAT TO DRINK WITH WHAT YOU EAT is based on the collective wisdom of experts at dozens of America’s best restaurants, including Alinea, Babbo, Bern’s, Blue Hill, Chanterelle, Daniel, Emeril’s, The French Laundry, Frontera Grill, The Inn at Little Washington, Jean Georges, Masa’s, The Modern, Per Se, Rubicon, Tru and Valentino.
You’ll find authoritative recommendations for stocking your cellar and kitchen with must-have beverages, from wines to waters. You’ll also learn what to drink with everything from French toast to Chinese food, and what to eat with everything from Pinot Noir to green tea, to create mouthwatering matches. Follow the authors’ three simple “Rules to Remember” when making a match or just dive into the wide-ranging listings in chapters 5 and 6.
This “incisive, hip writing team” (Publishers Weekly) distills history, geography, science, expert technique, and original insight to create a remarkably user-friendly and engaging reference sure to become an instant classic essential to every connoisseur’s bookshelf.