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Meet Paris Oyster

A Love Affair with the Perfect Food

Regular Price $20

Regular Price $22 CAD

Regular Price $20

Regular Price $22 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around November 4, 2014. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

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Nov 4, 2014

Page Count

160 Pages

ISBN-13

9781455524082

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of French Women Don’t Get Fat comes a memorable look at the French appetite for oysters, the characters who harvest and serve them, and the compelling reasons why we should all enjoy them.

A Love Affair with the Perfect Food

Meet Paris Oyster is an engaging exploration of the Parisian love affair with the world’s most sensuous shellfish. It centers on HuvÆtrerie Rv©gis, a tightly packed oyster bar in the heart of the City of Light, with an opinionated owner and a colorful cast of regulars. Part cultural journey, part cookbook, and part slice-of-life play, this book introduces readers to the appetites (gastronomic and otherwise) of Paris and its people. Beyond HuvÆtrerie Rv©gis, the French oystermen, and the other characters in pursuit of the oyster, Mireille Guiliano shares information on the best oysters around the world, their nutritional value, the best wine pairings with them, and a dozen mouthwatering recipes that will have readers craving, buying, and preparing oysters with confidence. So take a virtual trip to Paris — indulge and enjoy!

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