Advance reviews:

“Important investigation of France’s food and wine... ​​ Hungrily recommended.”
Library Journal

“Behr goes behind the scenes to reveal the hows and whys of French food in all its manifestations.”
Kirkus Reviews

“A solid education in France’s diverse terroir.”
Publishers Weekly


​Praise for Edward Behr's 50 Foods:

“Ed Behr is one of the great food writers.”
David Chang

René Redzepi

“Compelling and original.”
Danny Meyer

“A beautiful resource.”
Alice Waters

“Packed with useful information, a wonderfully concise source of both advice and provocation.”
Harold McGee

“Concise and scrupulously researched.”
Wall Street Journal

“Great reading.”
Los Angeles Times

“Informed and cracklingly well-written.”
Montreal Gazette

The Food & Wine of France