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The Resource Coming to my senses : The Making of a Counterculture Cook, Alice Waters

Coming to my senses : The Making of a Counterculture Cook, Alice Waters

Label
Coming to my senses : The Making of a Counterculture Cook
Title
Coming to my senses
Title remainder
The Making of a Counterculture Cook
Statement of responsibility
Alice Waters
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It has been four and a half decades since Alice Waters opened the doors of Chez Panisse, the 'little French restaurant' in Berkeley, California, that has been at the leading edge of the American culinary revolution ever since. Fueled in equal parts by naïveté and a relentless pursuit of beauty and pure flavor, Alice transformed our relationship with food, fine dining, and what it means to eat well. In [this book], Alice reflects on the desultory road that brought her to 1517 Shattuck Ave., culminating in the opening of that iconic establishment in 1971. Recalling for the first time in her own words the people, places, times, and meals that have touched her life, she paints an indelible portrait of the young woman from suburban New Jersey whose formative sojourn in Europe ultimately led her to the epicenter of Northern California's burgeoning counterculture in the late 1960s. There, drawn into the throes of tumultuous personal and political events, she refined her personal aesthetic, never faltering in her pursuit of the exquisite, the exceptional, the right taste. Interspersed with reflections on the doors that have opened since Chez Panisse changed the trajectory of her life and American food culture, [this book] shows the quiet determination and reckless enthusiasm that inspire Alice's activism, advocacy, and creativity. At once deeply personal and modestly understated, this coming-of-age story offers a never-before-seen look at the makings of a rebel who quietly redefined the way generations of chefs and food lovers think about food, one salad at a time."--Jacket
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waters, Alice
Dewey number
  • 641.5092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX910.5.W38
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1981-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mueller, Cristina
  • Carrau, Bob
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waters, Alice
  • Waters, Alice
  • Chez Panisse
  • Chez Panisse
  • Restaurateurs
  • Women cooks
  • Restaurateurs
  • Women cooks
  • United States
Label
Coming to my senses : The Making of a Counterculture Cook, Alice Waters
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Natural history -- Mother and Dad -- Queen of the garden -- When the tide rushes in -- From the beach to Berkeley -- C'est si bon! -- Politics is personal -- Summers of love -- Learning by doing -- Food and film -- Terroir -- Pagnol -- Opening night -- Afterword: La famille Panisse
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101906651
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0b263a19-7654-4336-a940-9f210112f4c5
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1002649917
  • (OCoLC)on1002649917
  • 1350931
Label
Coming to my senses : The Making of a Counterculture Cook, Alice Waters
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Natural history -- Mother and Dad -- Queen of the garden -- When the tide rushes in -- From the beach to Berkeley -- C'est si bon! -- Politics is personal -- Summers of love -- Learning by doing -- Food and film -- Terroir -- Pagnol -- Opening night -- Afterword: La famille Panisse
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101906651
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0b263a19-7654-4336-a940-9f210112f4c5
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1002649917
  • (OCoLC)on1002649917
  • 1350931

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