Boswell presents an evening with food and culture writer Matt Siegel, author of THE SECRET HISTORY OF FOOD: Strange but True Stories About the Origins of Everything We Eat. For this event, Siegel will be in conversation with culinary historian Kyle Cherek.
The Secret History of Food is a rich and satisfying exploration of the historical, cultural, scientific, sexual, and, yes, culinary subcultures of this most essential realm. Siegel is an armchair Anthony Bourdain, armed not with a chef’s knife but with knowledge derived from medieval food-related manuscripts, ancient Chinese scrolls, and obscure culinary journals. With entries focusing on , The Secret History of Food is essential reading for all foodies.
Matt Siegel has written about food and culture for publications including the Atlantic and the Paris Review. Previously an English professor, he now lives in Richmond, Virginia, where he writes full time and consults with brands in the food and beverage industries. Kyle Cherek is a culinary historian, food essayist and former host of the Emmy Award-winning television show Wisconsin Foodie on PBS.
Purchase a copy of The Secret History of Food at https://www.boswellbooks.com/book/9780062973214 . It's 20% through the event date.