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    • Au Revoir to All That

    • Food, Wine, and the End of France
    • By: Michael Steinberger
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 49
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      4 out of 5 stars 31

    France is in a rut, and so is French cuisine. Twenty-five years ago it was hard to have a bad meal in France; now, in some cities and towns, it is a challenge to find a good one. For the first time in the annals of modern cooking, the most influential chefs and the most talked-about restaurants in the world are not French. Within France, large segments of the wine industry are in crisis, cherished artisanal cheeses are threatened with extinction, and bistros and brasseries are disappearing at an alarming rate.

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    • Decline and Fall of the Culture of Gourmandism

    • By Mel on 05-26-13

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