Hungry: What Eighty Ravenous Guys Taught Me about Life, Love and the Power of Good Food

Hungry: What Eighty Ravenous Guys Taught Me about Life, Love and the Power of Good Food

Darlene Barnes


"The ebook is as a lot approximately nourishment because it is nutrients. Barnes' affection for the fraternity brothers consists of the narrative. . . . A heartening memoir of fine foodstuff and hard love."
--Kirkus Reviews

Newly arrived in Seattle, Darlene Barnes stumbles on a role advert for a cook dinner on the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity at the college of Washington campus, a prospect such a lot critical meals execs might instantly reject. yet Barnes envisions anything except kegs and corn canines; she sees a chance to convey clean, genuine meals to an viewers familiar with "Asian shock" and different unidentifiable casseroles dropped off via a catering carrier. and he or she additionally sees an opportunity to reinvent herself, through turning a maligned task into significant paintings of her personal production: "I was once the hot woman and did not understand or care concerning the rules."

Naively waiting for a universally appreciative viewers, Barnes reveals a extra exasperatingly difficult atmosphere: The kitchen is nasty, the basement is frightening, and the purchasers will not be continually cooperative. Undaunted, she offers pretty much as good as she will get with those foul-mouthed and irreverent--but additionally humorous and sensitive--guys. Her ardour for actual meals and her sharp tongue make her kitchen a magnet for the brothers, new recruits, and sorority ladies uninterested in frozen dinners.

Laugh-out-loud humorous and poignant, Hungry bargains a feminine point of view at the actual lives of younger males, tells a story of a woman's decided fight to discover objective, and explores the numerous ways in which nutrition feeds us.

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