Well, It Is a Good Book

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"[B]urrata cheese of exceptional creaminess served with juice-bursting tomatoes ... is a dish that tastes not simply of summer, but of pleasant and pleasing affluence, of a tomatoland that exists somewhere far from the one described in Barry Estabrooks important new book on the horrors of industrial tomato farming in Immokalee, Fla." Sam Sifton, in his review of the Leopard at des Artistes, writing what might just be the first-ever instance of product placement in a dish description. [NYT]