Eat a Peach: A Memoir by David Chang

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  • ISBN 10 152475921X
  • ISBN 13 9781524759216
  • Published Sep 08 2020
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 288
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Clarkson Potter

Publishers Text

As a young, unspectacular cook, David Chang opened a noodle restaurant in Manhattan’s East Village that should not have survived its first, misbegotten year. But, through sheer stubbornness and a series of utterly reckless choices, he became a chef who the New York Times once described as “the modern equivalent of Norman Mailer or Muhammad Ali.” In this memoir, Chang lays bare his self-doubt and ruminates on mental health. He explains the ideas that guide him and demonstrates how cuisine is a weapon against complacency and racism. Exhibiting the vulnerability of Andre Agassi’s Open and the vivid storytelling of Patti Smith’s Just Kids, this is a portrait of a modern America in which tenacity can overcome anything.

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