All the must-eat recipes from the most popular and influential restaurants across the country, brought to you by Hillary Dixler Canavan, the restaurant editor of the food and dining culture brand Eater and its dedicated team of experts
Foreword by Stephanie Wu, Editor-in-Chief of Eater
Eater’s dedicated team of on-the-ground experts live to drink, dine, and let you know what’s great, and the leading media brand’s debut cookbook includes the dishes that diners can’t stop thinking about, from the chefs and restaurants that have shaped our food culture. Sourced from the best street carts to pillars of fine dining and everywhere in between, this diverse, powerhouse collection features recipes that have been carefully adapted for home cooks.
You’ll be able to make lobster rolls like those from the quintessential Maine seafood shack McLoons, master the best migas in Austin care of Veracruz All Natural, perfect your pizza-making skills with help from Jon & Vinny’s and Una Pizza Napoletana, sip a martini as good as the one from iconic New York piano bar Bemelmans, bake Birmingham pastry chef Dolester Miles’s legendary cobbler, and much more.
Also packed with expert advice from chefs, bartenders, and sommeliers on easy ways to level up your meals at home—whether it’s building a celebration-worthy seafood tower, using a jar of chili crisp to quickly add depth of flavor to your cooking, sourcing game-changing ingredients and tools, or pairing sake with any kind of food—Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters is a must-have for anyone who loves to dine out and wants to bring that magic home.
Includes Color Photographs and Illustrations
About the Author
Eater is a digital media brand dedicated to all things food and dining. The Eater brand comprises a national site covering food and dining culture, 25 city sites tracking local dining scenes, a robust YouTube channel featuring documentary-style videos about the inner workings of restaurants, and a variety of social channels, all run by a diverse team of writers, editors, producers, and contributors.
Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater’s restaurant editor. She worked her way up through the New York City restaurant scene before landing at Eater in 2013. As part of the publication’s award-winning editorial team, she defines the scope of Eater’s national restaurant coverage and leads major initiatives including the Best New Restaurant list. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.
Stephanie Wu is the editor in chief of Eater. She has previously held editorial roles at Condé Nast Traveler, Mic, Travel + Leisure, and Town & Country. She is the cofounder of MochiMag, a publication dedicated to amplifying Asian voices. She grew up in Taipei, Taiwan, and now lives in New York City with her husband and son.
“This book is like a dream dinner party with all your favorite dishes from incredible spots across the country."—chef and co-founder of Red Rooster, Marcus Samuelsson
“A gold mine of recipes from some of the most exciting restaurants anywhere, this cookbook will transform your personal kitchen game and feed your soul.”—co-owner and chef of Zahav, co-owner of CookNSolo Restaurants, Mike Solomonov
“Eat with intention and purpose. Food is culture, food is language, food is humanity. So enjoy this book, which offers a diverse and vibrant look at food today.”—chef and co-owner of Atelier Crenn and Bar Crenn, San Francisco, Dominique Crenn
“Join Hillary Dixler Canavan of Eater on a journey to discover delectable dishes across the country, as she applies her reporter’s curiosity and editorial eye to this cookbook. Delve into the stories of the passionate people behind each culinary creation and experience the unique flavors and compelling narratives that make each dish a true gem.”—founder, Momofuku, David Chang
“For years, Eater has been my trusty sidekick in navigating the dining world—there by my side with a killer recommendation, whispering in my ear with news of my soon-to-be-favorite new spot. Now I can reach for their impeccable taste in my home kitchen with this best-in-class collection of tried-and-true recipes from the country's most beloved dining institutions. My dream meal of Felix's pasta with a side of Veracruz All Natural migas tacos can finally come true. Oh, and if you’re wondering about dessert, I or one of the other incredible pastry chefs in these pages has you covered, too!”—founder/chef, Milk Bar, Christina Tosi
"Not surprisingly, Eater's exceptional curation of the most essential restaurant recipes from across the United States leaves me salivating and eager to don an apron and get to work. Its supplemental essays and recipes are the proverbial icing on the cake for turning good meals into great ones. I want to make every dish featured on these pages!" —journalist, Lisa Ling
“A winning collection of recipes from some of the country’s most celebrated restaurants that will transport you to memorable meals with family and friends—a powerful reminder of how good food delights and unites us.”—founder and executive chairman, Union Square Hospitality Group, Danny Meyer