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The Union Square Cafe Cookbook - 160 Favorite Recipes from New York's Acclaimed Restaurant - cover

The Union Square Cafe Cookbook - 160 Favorite Recipes from New York's Acclaimed Restaurant

Michael Romano, Danny Meyer

Publisher: HarperCollins e-books

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The award–winning restaurant offers recipes revealing “what goes into the restaurant's mingling of French, Italian and other cuisines. . . . [I]mpressive” (Publishers Weekly). 
 
Union Square Cafe serves some of the most imaginative, interesting, and tasty food in America. Now its devoted fans can savor the restaurant's marvelous dishes, trademark hospitality, and warm decor at home. 
 
Offered are recipes for 160 of Union Square Cafe's classic dishes, from appetizers, soups, and sandwiches to main courses, vegetables, and desserts. Hot Garlic Potato Chips, Porcini Gnocchi with Prosciutto and Parmigiano Cream, Grilled Marinated Fillet Mignon of Tuna, Herb-Roasted Chicken, Eggplant Mashed Potatoes, and Baked Banana Tart with Caramel and Macadamia Nuts are some of the all-time favorites included in this long-awaited collection. Amateurs and pros alike will find the dishes here as accessible as they are irresistible. 
 
Beyond just providing recipes, The Union Square Cafe Cookbook inspires confidence in home cooks by sharing Michael Romano's tips for success. Danny Meyer's wine suggestions, inspired by the restaurant's remarkable cellar, accompany almost every recipe. 
 
Folks will still go out of their way to eat at Union Square Cafe, but this cookbook—filled with the restaurant's vitality, warm artwork, and tempting recipes—ensures that its pleasures are as close as your bookshelf. 
 
“The mix of Mediterranean cuisines, with occasional Asian overtones, yields pleasant surprises.” —Booklist 
 
“I know of no other restaurant in America where I have enjoyed more innovative, satisfying, and delicious meals than at Union Square Cafe and now I have the next best thing to eating there—the recipes!” —Robert M. Parker Jr.
Available since: 10/13/2009.
Print length: 505 pages.

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