Movable feast

In his foreword to "Food Lover's Guide to the World," <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB00014726" title="James Oseland" href="/topic/lifestyle-leisure/dining-drinking/james-oseland-PECLB00014726.topic">James Oseland</a>, editor of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PRDPER000017" title="Saveur" href="/topic/lifestyle-leisure/dining-drinking/saveur-PRDPER000017.topic">Saveur</a> magazine, writes, "For me, there is no better way to understand a place &mdash; to literally get it inside you &mdash; than by eating its food. Through food, I always find my way." In the lavishly illustrated pages of this coffee-table tome, you'll find food and drink from a host of countries, recipes (pork <em>vindaloo</em> from India, <em>bibimap</em> from South Korea) and explanations of local foods unique to those places. There's even an entry on California cuisine.<br><br>

Info: $39.99, <a href="http://www.lonelyplanet.com">http://www.lonelyplanet.com</a><br><br>

&mdash;C.H.

( Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times )

In his foreword to "Food Lover's Guide to the World," James Oseland, editor of Saveur magazine, writes, "For me, there is no better way to understand a place — to literally get it inside you — than by eating its food. Through food, I always find my way." In the lavishly illustrated pages of this coffee-table tome, you'll find food and drink from a host of countries, recipes (pork vindaloo from India, bibimap from South Korea) and explanations of local foods unique to those places. There's even an entry on California cuisine.

Info: $39.99, http://www.lonelyplanet.com

—C.H.

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