I think food writing is some of the best writing out there. After all, it’s a universally inspiring subject — everybody has to eat! But the lives of food-lovers and chefs with a gusto for life also can be juicy and fascinating to read in a way that reminds me of curling up with tabloids like People. But better, of course, because food is better for you than Kim Kardashian.
Whether you’re interested in a career in the food service industry, love cozying up with a well-written memoir, or just want a little juicy entertainment this weekend, these five favorites should be on your must-read list.