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Rge of Starbucks Chipotle and other chains individualizing the eating experience; from high culture artisan and organic and what exactly “natural” means to low culture the sale of 100 million Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos in ten weeks She also looks at how America’s cuisine like the nation itself has been shaped by diverse influences from across the globe Forked weaves together insights from the fields of psychology anthropology food science and behavior economics as well as myriad examples from daily life to create a powerful and uniue look at food in America. There are several things I would like to say about this book I won on Goodreads First the subtitle How what we eat defines The Moe Manifesto of Starbucks Chipotle and Positive Church in a Negative World other chains individualizing the eating experience; from high culture artisan and Prince Philip Revealed organic and what exactly “natural” means to low culture the sale Toad of Toad Hall of 100 million Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos in ten weeks She also looks at how America’s cuisine like the nation itself has been shaped by diverse influences from across the globe Forked weaves together insights from the fields Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide of psychology anthropology food science and behavior economics as well as myriad examples from daily life to create a powerful and uniue look at food in America. There are several things I would like to say about this book I won

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Paradoxically why they also make America’s cuisine so greatEgan raises a host of intriguing uestions Why does McDonald’s have 107 items on its menu Why are breakfast sandwiches protein bars and gluten free anything so popular Will bland soul less meal replacements like Soylent revolutionize our definition of a meal The search for answers takes her across the culinary landscape from the prioritization of convenience over health to the unintended conseuences of “perks” like free meals for employees; the American obsession with “having it our way” to the su. Sophie Egan s Devoured How What We Eat Defines Who We Are probes the s of American food culture to find out what unites and di

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A provocative look at how and what Americans eat and why a flavorful blend of The Omnivore’s Dilemma Salt Sugar Fat and Freakonomics that reveals how the way we live shapes the way we eatFood writer and Culinary Institute of America director Sophie Egan takes readers on an eye opening journey through the American food psyche examining the connections between the values that define our national character work freedom and progress and our eating habits the good and the bad Egan explores why these values make for such an unstable and often unhealthy food culture and. Covers a lot of the same ground as Pandora s Lunchbox Salt Sugar Fat The Dorito Effect but if you enjoy those books as I have


10 thoughts on “Devoured

  1. says:

    35 stars I don't like the subtitle 'How What We Eat Defines Who We Are' nor do I think it's entirely fitting or descriptive of what the book is actually about In short Egan's book is very much like a Mary Roach book focusing on American food culture I had the thought while reading that if Michael Pollan and Mar

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    When I think about food it's usually in the context of what am I going to make for dinner or gnashing my teeth in irritation about coworkers evangelizing about their latest fad diets Food is a huge part of our cu

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    Covers a lot of the same ground as Pandora's Lunchbox Salt Sugar Fat The Dorito Effect but if you enjoy those boo

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    Sophie Egan's Devoured How What We Eat Defines Who We Are probes the s of American food culture to find out what unites and divides us Egan argues that food mirrors the American mindset reflecting our common habits

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    There's some promise here And an interesting topic But ultimately I found myself drowning in facts Lots of little bits of facts Number of items for sale in a grocery store say Many of the facts are interesting but

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    Fascinating It's no secret I find the subject of food interesting but this comprehensive exploration of American food culture exceeded my expectations To use a terrible horrible no good very bad pun I devoured it Author Sophie Egan discusses in depth how and why we eat the way we do here in the twenty first century United States of America From the sad desk lunch to family dinners to our reliance on convenience foods o

  8. says:

    There are several things I would like to say about this book I won on Goodreads First the subtitle “How what we eat defines who we are” is misleading A better one would be “How who we are defines how we eat” or something like that In

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    I read half of this and listened to half of it It's easy to read lots of fun facts scattered throughout The author seems to have done her research The author is snarky Oh and I don't eat airline food Talk about fifty shades of gross p 188 and somewhat elitist although she claims she is not The narrator's tone became uite annoying over time bu

  10. says:

    I basically do not know how her editor let certain language pass rather it should be titled Food Diaries of a High School Blogger Don't get my wrong she is clearly well readversed in the subject matter and I learned something from it but language is everything and it just felt odd

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