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    • Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll

    • How Food Lovers, Free Spirits, Misfits and Wanderers Created a New American Profession
    • By: Andrew Friedman
    • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll transports listeners back in time to witness the remarkable evolution of the American restaurant chef in the 1970s and 1980s. Andrew Friedman goes inside Chez Panisse and other Bay Area restaurants to show how the politically charged backdrop of Berkeley helped spark this new profession; into the historically underrated community of Los Angeles chefs, including a young Wolfgang Puck; and into the clash of cultures between established French chefs in New York City and the American game changers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Was There

    • By Linda on 04-22-18

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Knives at Dawn

    • America's Quest for Culinary Glory at the Legendary Bocuse d'Or Competition
    • By: Andrew Friedman
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    The Bocuse d'Or is the real-life Top Chef, a biannual cooking competition in France featuring teams from 24 countries vying for the top honors. Named after Paul Bocuse, one of the greatest, most influential living chefs, the Bocuse d'Or has become the most sophisticated and closely watched cook-off in the world. Ironically, though American cuisine now rates among the best in the world, a U.S. team has never placed among the top three in the competition.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating for Foodies

    • By Linda Zimmerman on 02-07-12
    • America's Quest for Culinary Glory at the Legendary Bocuse d'Or Competition
    • By: Andrew Friedman
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 12-22-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 49 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Family, Inc.

    • Office-Inspired Solutions to Reduce the Chaos in Your Home (and Save Your Sanity!)
    • By: Caitlin Friedman, Andrew Friedman
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Does your work life "balance" feel anything but? Most people will probably tell you that you need to be more strict about separating your office and home lives, and WHATEVER YOU DO, DON'T TAKE THE OFFICE HOME WITH YOU! To this, husband-and-wife authors Caitlin and Andrew Friedman say: Think again! In Family Inc., they share how they were able to use the organizational strategies they'd relied on in their professional lives to bring the joy - and yes, the sanity - back into their home.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Dirty Dishes

    • A Restaurateur's Story of Passion, Pain, and Pasta
    • By: Pino Luongo, Andrew Friedman
    • Narrated by: Roberto Benfenati
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Everyone has an opinion about Pino Luongo. To Tony Bourdain, he was the notorious Pino Noir, the shadowy kingpin of a restaurant empire. To Manhattanites, he was either the savior or the scourge of the city's dining scene. To the many fans of his cookbooks, he was the herald of Tuscan cuisine. In Dirty Dishes, Luongo emerges to tell his side of the story. And its quite a story: After an idyllic (and well-fed) childhood in Tuscany, Luongo came to New York as an actor, and, after quickly washing out, fell into the restaurant business....

    Regular price: $19.95