Grand Central Publishing

  • Books

    December 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    Holiday Cookbookery: Buyer's Guide to Gifting Cookbooks

    Fork in the Road is publishing a series of local gift guides this year -- one from each regular contributor. This one comes from our Cookbook of the Week columnist, Hannah Palmer Egan. So, it's the holidays. And if you're a busy New Yorker like the rest of us, thinking through the gifting gauntlet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book, our Cookbook of the Week

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Oral Fixation: This Week's Book Events Give New Meaning to "Reader's Digest"

    Jami Attenberg and Teddy Wayne Pete's Candy Store Thursday, 7:30 p.m., free But speaking of eating yourself to death, the central character of Jami Attenberg's most recent novel The Middlesteins (Grand Central Publishing) struggles with just that very prospect. The morbidly obese Edie loses her job ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    The Good Book: 5 Great Readings This Week

    Jonathan Lethem and Jessica Hagedorn 
Greenlight Bookstore 
Wednesday, 7:30pm, Free A quick word on Jonathan Lethem--he's awesome. That's it. Because this guy is one of our favorite native sons. The author of Motherless Brooklyn (Vintage) and The Fortress of Solitude (Vintage) has the ability to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Dog Meat: What Does It Taste Like?

    Grand Central Publishing​In case you Fork in the Road readers don't Google-stalk me, you might not know that I wrote a book called Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, and Paris, which recounts the year I spent learning to cook in restaurants around the world. ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 20, 2009


    Writers battle it out for LDM glory

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008

    Take My Book—Please!

    Please buy my book, La Dolce Musto! It's a brand, spanking new collection of my greatest rants and ravings through the years! All right, it actually came out a year and a half ago, but it must still be available on Amazon, and it's probably just a quarter by now. I swear to Christ the book got rave ... More >>