new in paper! Wouldn't it be wonderful to spend a whole month in Europe together? Award-winning chef James Haller posed this question to a group of his friends during a party to celebrate his sixtieth birthday. In this charming, recipe-filled memoir, he describes how his casual wish became a reality--and details the month he spent in the Loire Valley cooking, exploring, and bonding with his oldest, closest friends. A passionate testament to the joys of good friends and good food, this book will inspire readers to reach for their wildest, most wonderful dreams.