There was a time when books about wine were generally categorized as "food books." But the genre has steadily grown to satisfy the public's thirst for info and insights on wine-drinking, earning its own distinct category.
A reflection of that fact is this Los Angeles Times article reviewing the best wine books to give this year as gifts.
As usual, consumers have a wide variety of food books to choose from this holiday season. This post at TheNibble.com offers a quick sample of enticing books, ranging from "The Allergen-Free Baker's Handbook" to "50 Great Appetizers."