Double Cup Love: On the Path of Household, Meals, and Damaged Hearts in China
By Eddie Huang
2016 | 240 Pages | ISBN: 0812995465 | EPUB | 2 MB
From the writer of "Recent Off the Boat, " now successful ABC sitcom, comes a hilarious and fiercely unique story of tradition, household, love, and red-cooked pork Eddie Huang was lastly completely happy. Kind of. He d written a bestselling ebook and was the star of a TV present that took him to far-flung locations across the globe. His New York Metropolis restaurant was buzzing, his OKCupid hand was robust, and he d even hung recent Ralph Lauren curtains to create the phantasm of a bed room within the tiny condo he shared together with his youthful brother Evan, who ran their restaurant enterprise. Then he fell in love and every little thing fell aside. The enterprise was creating rigidity inside the household; his life as a media star took him away from his first ardour meals; and the lady he beloved an All-American white woman made him marvel: "How Chinese language am I? "The one approach to discover out, he determined, was to reverse his mother and father migration and head again to the motherland. On a quest to heal his household, reconnect together with his tradition, and work out whether or not he ought to marry his American woman, Eddie flew to China together with his two brothers and a mission: to arrange store to see if his meals stood as much as Chinese language palates and to immerse himself within the tradition to see if his life made sense in China. Naturally, nothing went in response to plan. "" "Double Cup Love "takes readers from Williamsburg dive bars to the skies over Mongolia, from Michelin-starred eating places in Shanghai to street-side soup peddlers in Chengdu. The guide rockets off as a sharply noticed, globe-trotting comedian journey that turns into an existential suspense story with excessive stakes. Eddie takes readers to the crossroads the place he has to decide on between his previous and his future, between who he as soon as was and who he may develop into. "Double Cup Love "is about how we seek for love and which means in household and tradition, in romance and marriage but in addition how that search, with all its aching and overpowering complexity, can ship us to our truest selves. Advance reward for Eddie Huang s "Double Cup Love" One other punch of ardour . . . Together with his present for dialog, edgy humor, and deeply educated palate, readers get a way of a younger chef on a critical quest. . . . His ardour for meals and willpower to get issues proper within the U.S., in China, and in his coronary heart of hearts mark each web page. " Publishers Weekly" "" Huang possesses a fiery descriptive aptitude able to splicing disparate cultural references with the acuity of a yakitori grill grasp. . . . A difficult writer continues to bravely naked his soul alongside together with his greatest dishes. "Kirkus Evaluations" Reward for "Recent off the Boat" "" Brash and humorous . . . outrageous, brave, shifting, ironic, and true. " The New York Occasions Guide Evaluate" Uproariously humorous . . . emotionally trustworthy. "Chicago Tribune" An clever work of private historical past. "Leisure Weekly""