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Coffee Gives Me Superpowers: An Illustrated Book about the Most Awesome Beverage on Earth

Half caffeine-injected wisecracking, half indispensable insight into our favorite elixir

Jim Berman

Pros: Funny, bordering on riotous, balanced by coffee wisdom stirred throughout

Cons: Some repetition of coffee facts

Coffee is the lifeblood of the urban adventurer, the 9 to 5 crowd, the far flung romantic and the millions that rely on coffee's delivery of invigorating brain juice conveyed in a flavorful mouth hug. Ryoko Iwata explains coffee's goodness in brilliant clarity second only to her dose of clowning, playfulness in Coffee Gives Me Superpowers.   In the succinct 93-page illustrated primer,...
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I Need to Expand my Home Bar Again!!
I Need to Expand my Home Bar Again!!

New Orleans Classic Cocktails (Classics)

Pros: a great mix of both classic and new cocktails inspired by New Orleans

Cons: like so many cocktail books it makes you want to spend a lot of money expanding your bar

Lots of Information Packed into a Little Book
Lots of Information Packed into a Little Book
Summer Cocktails at Their Best
Summer Cocktails at Their Best

Mr. Boston Summer Cocktails

Pros: inventive, mouthwatering cocktails and beautiful photography

Cons: to fully explore this book would require a full bar-many drinks use lesser used beverages

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Coffee Gives Me Superpowers: An Illustrated Book about the Most Awesome Beverage on Earth

Coffee Gives Me Superpowers: An Illustrated Book about the Most Awesome Beverage on Earth

“Coffee is the lifeblood of the urban adventurer, the 9 to 5 crowd, the far flung romantic and the millions that rely on coffee's delivery of invigorating brain juice conveyed in a flavorful mouth hug. Ryoko Iwata explains coffee's goodness in brilliant clarity second only to her dose of clowning, playfulness in Coffee Gives Me Superpowers.   In the succinct 93-page illustrated primer,...” --Jim Berman

100% Positive Reviews
New Orleans Classic Cocktails (Classics)

New Orleans Classic Cocktails (Classics)

“While I have been involved in the restaurant world since I was a kid, I consider attending culinary school the start of my professional career.  As such, my first "professional" job was at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans.  And it was here, in New Orleans that I had my first taste of "cocktail" culture.  Sure, as a college student, I did more than my fair share of drinking,...” --Pete

100% Positive Reviews
The Tea Enthusiast's Handbook: A Guide to the World's Best Teas

The Tea Enthusiast's Handbook: A Guide to the World's Best Teas

“ As a young cook I learned, early on, that as much as I knew about the food world there was always much more to learn.  Today, 20 plus years later, I have found the same to hold true.  No matter how much I know, or learn, there will always be lots more that I don't know about, lots more to learn.  So when I get a chance to review a book about a subject that I don't know much...” --Pete

100% Positive Reviews
Barley Wine: History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes (Classic Beer Style Series, 11)

Barley Wine: History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes (Classic Beer Style Series, 11)

Finally, the definitive book on one of the world's "mysterious" beers that clearly explains the romantic term "barley wine."

Tea Wisdom: Inspirational Quotes and Quips About the World's Most Celebrated Beverage

Tea Wisdom: Inspirational Quotes and Quips About the World's Most Celebrated Beverage

Some of life's greatest pleasures can be found in the simple things, and there is nothing more basic, yet wonderful, than enjoying a steaming cup of tea on a damp, rainy day. Tea Wisdom is a wonderful collection of tea quotes, drawn from different centuries and parts of the world, celebrating the ability of tea to calm the nerves, enliven the mind and strengthen the spirit. Covering the...

500 Red Wines: The Only Red Wine Compendium You'll Ever Need

500 Red Wines: The Only Red Wine Compendium You'll Ever Need

“   Reviewed by: Ruben Urias     The book, 500 Red Wines, is a helpful guide to reasonably priced wines from around the world.  Selected by author Christine Austin, her recommendations include detailed notes allowing you to find wines that fit your lifestyle.  Wines are selected from both established and emerging regions, and include a broad assortment of...” --ChefTalk.com

100% Positive Reviews
Lessons in Wine Service (Lessons from Charlie Trotter)

Lessons in Wine Service (Lessons from Charlie Trotter)

“ Reviewed by: Ruben Urias     Lessons in Wine Service from Charlie Trotter, is more than your everyday overview of serving wines.  The book is, in fact, a coaching lesson for hospitality professionals on elevating their own wine service.  Topics range from hiring and training staff to the finer points of running the front of the house.  The lessons in the book are taught by example, with...” --ChefTalk.com

100% Positive Reviews
Beer & Food

Beer & Food

Great Recipes to Complement Great Beers! Discover a brand new world of beer by combining classic beer styles with the perfect complementary foods. Use the pairings to increase your knowledge of great beer, delight dinner guests, or help you order the best combination the next time you're dining out. Find delicious food pairings for each style, and taste the difference as new flavors...

Phytochemicals: Aging and Health

Phytochemicals: Aging and Health

The fastest growing demographic in both developed and developing societies around the world, the elderly bring unique medical and financial health-care burdens. In response to this phenomenon, a large and growing body of research is directed toward the science of healthy aging.  A substantial amount of observational data points to the consumption of a plant-based diet as a factor in...