The Last Chinese Chef
A NoveleBook - 2013
From Library Staff
multcolib_dianaa Apr 07, 2020
Are Chinese restaurants in town delivering? You might want to figure this out before reading this great novel by a local author, because it’s very much concerned with food. There’s a wonderful friendship- which might become more?- between the narrator and the titular chef, but I especially valued... Read More »
multcolib_belmont May 02, 2013
This novel, about an American journalist visiting China for a magazine story and for complicated personal reasons, is not only a satisfying and engaging novel, but is also a great introduction to the complicated and fascinating philosophy of Chinese food.
multcolib_dianaa Jun 01, 2015
This is both an absorbing novel and an introduction to the philosophy behind Chinese cooking. I found it very, very interesting.-- Diana
This is both a very satisfying novel and an introductory primer to the philosophical underpinnings of Chinese cooking. I found it fascinating, and it's my favorite novel in which food plays an important part.
In this novel, you'll find a love story and a mystery, as well as a primer on the fascinating philosophy behind Chinese cuisine.