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Praise for Chillies: A Global History
“I was impressed with the quality of the information and illustrations packed into a book measuring five by eight inches with a mere 155 pages. . . . [a] perceptive, well-written overview and summary of the history of chile peppers.” – Dave DeWitt, culinary historian, author  James Beard Award-winning Precious Cargo: How Foods From the Americas Changed the World (and dozens of books on chiles)

Praise for Portland: A Food Biography

“[A]n engaging and humorous narrative . . . an accessible history that will appeal to native Portlanders, those interested in local history, and visitors looking for a fun place to go out to eat or drink. … Portland: A Food Biography is a must-read for anyone interested in Portland’s food history.” – Brian Stack, Pacific Northwest Quarterly

“[Arndt] Anderson makes a significant contribution by retrieving otherwise lost stories and weaving together disparate threads to create this first account of Portland’s unique food heritage. . . . Portland: a Food Biography is an excellent read for locals who want to have a deeper sense of their city and its food traditions, and it will also interest historians seeking to better understand the critical urban hub of Oregon’s food history.” Ann Vileisis, Oregon Historical Quarterly

meticulously researched and engaging . . . For food lovers and local historians alike, this is an important, one-of-a-kind work.” – Michael Zusman, author of Artisan Jewish Deli at Home

Praise for Breakfast: A History 

well-written and suggestive . . . invites a useful inspection of our habits and assumptions regarding the day’s purportedly most important meal.” – Charles Reeve, Gastronomica