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In the new millennium, American dining underwent a resurgence that may have peaked. Chefs rediscovered obscure ingredients, bartenders reincarnated classic cocktails and food trucks served gourmet fare. Every detail became a big thing: cheeseburgers, hot sauce, pizza, coffee, exotic cuisines, ramen stalls, craft breweries and small distilleries. Food journalist Kevin Alexander chronicles this era with wit and insight, tracing trailblazing chefs and restaurateurs who redrew the culinary landscape.
About the Author
Kevin Alexander is a food journalist and writer-at-large for Thrillist. A James Beard Award winner, he also contributes to Esquire, Men’s Journal, The Boston Globe, Howler and other publications.