Adam Gopnik's The Table Comes First is a witty meditation on life and food. It is subtitled Family, France and the Meaning of Food. Jesse Thompson reads two extracts from the book.
On Restaurants and Recipe Books
Finding a Chicken in the Garden of Happiness
Recorded by David Watson at The Monostery
You can also see Adam Gopnik in conversation with Fergus Henderson, who unwittingly gave him the title for his book.