Books by Phyllis Richman and Complete Book Reviews

In her third excursion into culinary crime (after Murder on the Gravy Train and the Agatha-nominated The Butter Did It) Richman throws in the requisite ingredients for a tasty whodunit, but with mixed success. Food editor Chas Wheatley is fuming...
Phyllis Richman, Author HarperCollins $23 (320p) ISBN 978-0-06-018370-7
The temptation to identify the players behind the characters in this breezy foodie mystery is as tantalizing as the meals that Richman, restaurant critic for the Washington Post, describes throughout it. Well-known D.C. chef Laurence Levain, whose...
Phyllis Richman, Author HarperCollins Publishers $23 (243p) ISBN 978-0-06-018390-5
Washington, D.C., restaurant reviewer Chas Wheatley (The Butter Did It) returns in this eye-opening expos of price-gouging in the dining industry. After a disastrous blind date with a waiter who hints that he knows secrets about restaurant...
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