Tien Nguyen is a freelance writer in Los Angeles. More of her work can be found here.

To celebrate this week's arrival of beautifully rendered new books by chefs Gabrielle Hamilton and Grant Achatz, Tien Nguyen recommends five addictive reads by M.F.K. Fisher and more.

Thomas Keller, Grant Achatz, and other celebrated chefs are getting into the quick-and-dirty game of pop-up restaurants. Tien Nguyen plans your four-star meals before it's too late.