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A Second Bite at the Apple - Dana Bate
A Second Bite at the Apple
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Sydney Strauss is obsessed with food. Not with eating it--though she does that too--but with writing about the wonders of the gastronomic world, from obscure fruit hybrids to organic farming techniques. Since food journalism jobs are more coveted than Cronuts®, Sydney pays her bills working for... show more
Sydney Strauss is obsessed with food. Not with eating it--though she does that too--but with writing about the wonders of the gastronomic world, from obscure fruit hybrids to organic farming techniques. Since food journalism jobs are more coveted than Cronuts®, Sydney pays her bills working for one of TV's biggest egomaniacs--until she's left scrambling for shifts at a local farmers' market.

Stacking muffins for the Wild Yeast Bakery isn't going to win her any James Beard awards. But soon Sydney is writing the market's weekly newsletter, and her quirky stories gain attention from a prominent food columnist. After years of putting her love life into deep freeze, she's even dating again. And then Sydney gets a shot at the story, one that could either make her career or burn it to a crisp--along with her relationship and her reputation...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781617732607 (1617732605)
ASIN: B00KFP7Y90
Pages no: 334
Edition language: English
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3.0 A Second Bite at the Apple
A Second Bite at the Apple by Dana Bate has so many elements that interest me - food, the local food movement, big business versus independents, and journalistic integrity. Sydney is a likable main character as are some of the strong characters who surround her. It's a quick, light, enjoyable read; ...
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3.0 Review: A Second Bite at the Apple
I'm not sure why this book didn't grab me. Sydney is a solid character, I just wasn't really into her story. The whole local food movement is an interesting concept and I enjoyed the balance of personalities of the supporting characters. The overbearing "saving the world" date, the tempestuous boss,...
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