Ruth Reichl

Ruth Reichl is an American food writer, editor, and the last editor-in-chief of the now-defunct Gourmet magazine. She has authored several best-selling memoirs and cookbooks, and her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including James Beard Awards. Reichl is known for her candid and evocative writing style, which often weaves personal anecdotes with food criticism and culinary culture.


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  1. 1. Comfort Me with Apples

    This memoir follows the journey of a food critic as she navigates her way through her personal and professional life. She takes readers on a culinary adventure, from dining in world-renowned restaurants to discovering hole-in-the-wall gems, while also revealing her struggles with her failing marriage and finding new love. The book is a blend of food, love, and the challenges of life, offering a unique perspective on the world of gastronomy.