Cowen, Tyler.

An economist gets lunch : new rules for everyday foodies / Tyler Cowen. - New York : Dutton, c2012. - x, 293 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

On the eve of the revolution -- How American food got bad -- Revolutionizing the supermarket experience -- The rules for finding a good place to eat -- Barbecue: the greatest slow food of all -- The Asian elephant in the room -- Another agricultural revolution, now -- Eating your way to a greener planet -- Why does Mexican food taste different in Mexico? -- The finding great food anywhere encyclopedia -- The stuff and values of cooking at home.

9780525952664 (hbk.)

Food habits--Economic aspects.
Food preferences--Economic aspects.
Food industry and trade.

394.12 / COW 2012