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Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse by Frederic Morin, David McMillan and Meredith Erickson

Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse

Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse by Frederic Morin, David McMillan and Meredith Erickson
Nov 27, 2018 | 352 Pages
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“There is an exciting, punk-rock aspirational hippie vibe to every page. . . . This sort of cooking is a way of life.” —Sam Sifton, The New York Times

“The first Joe Beef cookbook changed forever what a cookbook could be. Anything that came after had to take it into account. Now, with this latest and even more magnificent beast , the rogue princes of Canadian cuisine and hospitality show us the way out of the numbing, post-apocalyptic restaurant Hell of pretentiousness and mediocrity that threatens to engulf us all.  It makes us believe that the future is shiny, bright, beautiful, delicious—and probably Québécois. This book will change your life.” —Anthony Bourdain

“Were it not for this book, I would have no choice but to pack my belongings and move to Montreal. It is a beacon of light for the Joe Beefless.” —Jimmy Kimmel

“A rambunctious treatise on culinary maximalism in the face of a tempestuous political climate.” —Eater

“Good god this book is a masterpiece.” —Brooks Headley, chef/owner, Superiority Burger

“Darkly humored and deeply entertaining.” —Food & Wine

“A book for every lover of food and life.” —Diana Henry, The Sunday Telegraph
“I am more excited about this book than any other cookbook this fall. The first Joe Beef book was a major, major influence on my cookbook criticism, and I am thrilled to report I think the sequel is even better. If the apocalypse means making lobster pelmeni and also this one insane soup that is poured over a foie gras terrine and cheese sauce sandwich til the end of time, bring it on. Did I mention there’s a whole section riffing on ‘Le BBQ Francais’? I’ll stop gushing now, you get the idea.” —Paula Forbes, Stained Page News

“Lush, sumptuous, and so, so over the top, about everything. I just want to eat and cook and eat everything in this wondrous book, all at once and right now. This book is an emotional experience: laugh, cry, love, hate, you will do it all. Full of wild, mental, beautiful, inspiring dishes. I love it. It’s a stunner like no other!!!” —Margot Henderson, chef/co-owner, Rochelle Canteen
Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse claims to be a book ‘about how to build things for yourself,’ a claim it easily surpasses with its eclectic and easy prose. Frédéric, David, and Meredith show that any craft—cooking, carpentry, or creating a great conversation—can be a high art if it’s approached with passion and resolve. This isn’t a book about cooking, it’s a book about living a full, rich life. And we think it’s built well.” —Kevin, Norm, Richard, Tom, and Roger, the gang from This Old House
“This book is so great that it even answers the question of why another cookbook. This is the book you need to survive, and with a huge grin on your face. At first it’s the title that grabs you. By the time you have arrived at Cardinal Peaches, the both summer and winter pot au feu, and the pastry calf for Kidneys á la Monique, you are smitten. It seems that this is the book I have always wanted. Oeufs mayonnaise clinches it.” —Jeremiah Tower

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