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Author Cowen, Tyler.

Title An economist gets lunch : new rules for everyday foodies / Tyler Cowen.

Imprint New York : Dutton, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  394.12 C838e 2012    ---  Available
Description x, 293 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents On the eve of the revolution -- How American food got bad -- Revolutionizing the supermarket experience -- The rules for finding a good place to eat -- Barbecue: the greatest slow food of all -- The Asian elephant in the room -- Another agricultural revolution, now -- Eating your way to a greener planet -- Why does Mexican food taste different in Mexico? -- The finding great food anywhere encyclopedia -- The stuff and values of cooking at home.
Summary Tyler Cowen discusses everything from slow food to fast food, from agriculture to gourmet culture, from modernist cuisine to how to pick the best street vendor, and shows how to get good, cheap eats just about anywhere.
Subject Food habits -- Economic aspects.
Food preferences -- Economic aspects.
Food industry and trade.
Eating customs -- Economic aspects.
Food industry.
ISBN 9780525952664
Standard No. 7192117
NZ1 14186797
AU@ 000047661690

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