An: To Eat

Recipes and Stories from a Vietnamese Family Kitchen
by Helene An, Jacqueline An

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In Vietnamese, "AN" means "TO EAT," a happy coincidence, since the An family has built an award-winning restaurant empire -- including the renowned celebrity favorite Crustacean Beverly Hills -- that has been toasted by leading food press, including Bon Appét, Gourmet, InStyle and the Food Network. Helene An, executive chef...
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Published By Running Press Adult

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 296

Publication Date 05/03/2016

ISBN 9780762458356

Dimensions 9.75 inches x 8.75 inches

An: To Eat isn't just a good cookbook, it's a hell of a story.”

An: To Eat is a beautifully photographed (by Evan Sung) book that combines many of Crustacean's recipes with the central story of the An family.”
—Los Angeles Times

"It's so wonderful: The An story, the An family, and especially the An food. Vietnamese royal cuisine meets L.A. flair."
—Alan Richman, 16-time James Beard Foundation winner for food writing and GQ food correspondent

Chef Helene An's talent for composing flavors is virtuosic. Her contribution to the California culinary landscape places her firmly in the ranks of Alice Waters and Wolfgang Puck. An: To Eat grants us a peek at some of her delectably covert recipes--after all, everyone loves a tasty secret."
—Eddie Lin, Los Angeles Times food writer

"Chef An's cooking isn't simply about food. It's a celebration of life, of family, of survival and triumph. Her life is a tribute to living well — and living with love!"
—Merrill Shindler, KABC Radio