For the Week of|
November 11-17, 1999
Cover: Food of Place
On the Shelf: A quartet of engaging new cookbooks.
Dinner Date: Local restaurants unveil multicourse millennial menus for New Year's Eve.
Veg-Mex: Meatless Mexican cooking for the holidays.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Heady Stuff: 'Being John Malkovich' is a surreal cinematic tour de farce.
SF Club Guide: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more from the City by the Bay.
Stiffed Upper Lip: Today's man is drifting and drifting, cut loose from the work that once defined him, according to author Susan Faludi and the creators of 'American Beauty' and 'Fight Club.'
A Beautiful Terror: Roddy Doyle's street-smart Irish killing machine doesn't give a 'shite'--but readers will.
Rush of Fortune: A young woman confronts cultural conflicts in Isabelle Allende's new novel.
Escaping From the Labyrinth: Robin Magowan recalls a life of leisure, verse and strife in 'Memoirs of a Minotaur.'
Emotional Baggage: Nick Bantock takes readers on a richly visual tour of 10 imaginary collections in 'The Museum at Purgatory.'
High Marx For Karl: Marshall Berman argues for a Marx better than the societies he begat.
A Human Hitler? In 'Hitler's Niece,' the terrible leader of the Third Reich is just a man--however dysfunctional.
Between the Lines: Iranian-Americans speak in verse and prose in new anthology.