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Luke Barr

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Luke Barr is an editor at Travel + Leisure magazine. A grandnephew of M.F.K. Fisher, he grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Switzerland. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, architect Yumi Moriwaki, and their two daughters.

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Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fish...

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Provence, 1970 by Luke Barr
"(author is MFK’s great nephew). A great read about a time and a group I remember well — also includes Richard Olney and Judith Jones. More menus and discussion of preparation and obscure culinary points than one might want to know, but mostly a be..." Read more of this review »
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“Child was a new kind of celebrity: She was a woman in her fifties, and she played herself on television. She was real. She made mistakes. Of course she was a masterful cook, but when things went wrong, she embraced the opportunity to use her mistakes to teach—here’s what you should do if this happens.”
Luke Barr, Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste

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