Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture

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Waveland Press, Incorporated, 1998 - 289 pages
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This text explains the diversity of the world's gastronomic customs, demonstrating that what appears to be irrational food tastes turn out really to have been shaped by practical, or economic, or political necessity.

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Review: Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture

User Review  - Tayler K - Goodreads

Some really interesting explanations for why people in different cultures do or don't eat different things, from perspectives that make sense but most of us wouldn't think about. Humanity is, at least in some ways, more efficient than you would think. Read full review

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User Review  - Marianne Sarkis - Goodreads

I dish finally come around to appreciating him, even his approach. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Harris operated a Yellow Cab Company in Durham, North Carolina for over 25 years. They then bought an Airstream trailer and traveled for 25 years.

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