RUTH REICHL is the editor in chief of Gourmet magazine and the editor of the Modern Library Food series. She is the author of the bestselling memoirs Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples. She has been the chief restaurant critic of the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. She lives in New York City.
Praise for Remembrance of Things Paris:
"With selections from the last six decades, this book gives the reader snapshots of Paris that are crisp, clear, and often poignant, proof that things really have changed in the temple of food. The cameos of the sleeves-rolled-up individuals behind the big names-including Berthillon and Lenotre-read like fiction and remind us of a fundamental truth: creating magic in the kitchen is hard work, and the French have been at it far longer than others. An entrancing book."
-Thad Carhart, New York Times-bestselling author of The Piano Shop on the Left Bank