How to Eat a Lobster
About the Book
Learn the answers to modern food and etiquette questions with this beautifully illustrated guide for curious foodies everywhere.
For adventurous foodies everywhere, How to Eat a Lobster is the perfect handbook for handling every tricky dining situation you can imagine (and a few you can’t) with grace, style, and minimal splatter. With easy-to-follow instructions and helpful illustrations, you’ll learn the answers to 50 food-related questions you’ve been afraid to ask. (What do you do when crawfish arrive? Twist and snap off the head. Peel the tail and pull out the meat. Then suck the juices from the head. Seriously: you’re supposed to!)
• How to Eat Crawfish
• How to Eat Raw Oysters
• How to Eat Escargots
• How to Open a Coconut
• How to Slice a Mango
• How to Use Chopsticks
• How to Hold a Wineglass
• How to Use Bread as a Utensil
• How to Eat Sushi
• How to Recover from a Tongue Burn
• And more!
Equal parts cheat sheet and cheerleader, How to Eat a Lobster not only shows you how to open a coconut—it shows you that you can!
About the Author
Ashley Blom is a food writer and blogger in Austin, Texas. She’s been featured in Buzzfeed, the Emerson Review, FamilyFun, Blast Bombshell online, the Brattleboro Reformer, and more. She blogs at Quarter Life (Crisis) Cuisine and Forking Up. Lucy Engelman is a freelance illustrator in Michigan. Her work has appeared everywhere from Bon Appétit to DesignSponge.