Part cookbook, part memoir, part travelogue, and wholly original, F*ck, That's Delicious is rapper Action Bronson's comprehensive guide to the food, chefs, food makers, regions, neighborhoods, and restaurants that every food obsessive should know. Organised as a full-colour illustrated guide with 100 entries, the book captures all the foods that get to him: When his mama makes him a good ol' bagel and cheese with scrambled eggs. The tacos in LA. Dominican chimis. Jamaican jerk. Hand-rolled pasta from Mario Batali and Michael White. The best Chinese red-pork char siu buns in the world, found in London. And more, lots more.
F*ck, That's Delicious also includes 40 recipes inspired by Action's childhood, family, tours, and travels-like the Arslani Family Baklava and Bronson's Original Lamb Burger-and adapted from name-brand chefs and street cooks he's met on his show. Richly visual, the book is layered with illustrations and photographs of Action's childhood, food excursions, tours, lyric notebooks, and more.
About the Author
Action Bronson is a rapper, chef, and the television host of Vice F*ck, That's Delicious. He lives in New York City.
"This book is a map of the inside of Bronson's brain. Starting with his version of Proust's madeleine, the 'bagel with cheese, ' and then traveling down the THC-intensified paths of desire to include cheap street foods in the five boroughs of NYC to exotica found on his pilgrimages across the planet . . . This magnificent tome is filled with both the recognizable and the perplexing. And, best of all, I can make it at home and so can you. . . . This is a book that is at once a testament to a wild palate, to a man with a gastronomic vision, to a hip-hop artist of the top of the top category, and a student of life with legendary curiosity. Bronson is the Leonardo da Vinci of pop culture's multi-cosmic, infinitely overstimulated, twenty-first century children of the handheld devices. At the very same moment all this is swirling around in your head, on your tongue, throughout every single muscle of your dancing, jumping being, you realize . . . F*ck!!! This is delicious." -- Mario Batali
"probably the food/rap/weed book of the year."
"He's big, bearded and very sweary. He's also on a mission to tell you about great food"