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Daniel Isengart's first book, titled The Art of Gay Cooking, a literary appropriation of The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook  written as a sequel to Filip Noterdaeme's adaptation of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, will be released in June 2018, with a foreword by legendary Godfather of California Cuisine, Jeremiah Tower, and illustrations by Filip Noterdaeme.

Advance praise
"I was overwhelmed by its very personal beauty… Reading The Art of Gay Cooking I think back to a life I wanted to re-create, and the terms on which I wanted to re-create it."
Jeremiah Tower, co-owner of Chez Panisse (1972-1978) and author of Start The Fire and numerous other cookbooks

"Like a jazz musician riffing on a classical theme, Daniel Isengart has written a cookbook-memoir of his life in present-day New York that is, at the same time, a loving response to the Alice B. Toklas Cook Book. In recounting his various adventures and experiences as a European-born bohemian artist-performer living a double life as a private chef to the very rich in modern-day New York, he has created a unique work that is as dense and delicious as a Dresdener stollen. The Art of Gay Cooking features some experimental writing, many anecdotes of the artistic life, a bit of queer theory, and beneath it all, a gentle exploration of the nature of love and devotion. But above all else it is a book of instruction, with some very sound kitchen advice and an extraordinary number of fine, venturesome recipes for people interested in doing a better sort of cooking. Having read it, I wanted Daniel J. Isengart and his husband to come spend a weekend with me — to cook, to dine, to laugh and to share in all the many pleasures of the table."
Justin Spring, author of Secret Historian, National Book Award finalist, and The Gourmands' Way, 2017 PW Nonfiction Book of the Year

"Yes, this is a cookbook, and one of the best and most inspiring I’ve read in years, but it’s also a sly and hilarious memoir of downtown New York in the 90s, full of gossip and drama and heart. Daniel Isengart’s The Art of Gay Cooking is hugely entertaining, provocative, and useful—an Alice B. Toklas Cookbook for a new generation. I love this book."
Luke Barr, author of Ritz and Escoffier and Provence, 1970

In August 2018, Outpost19 will publish Isengart's culinary manifesto, Queering the Kitchen, based on his controversial essay series originally titled The Joy of Gay Cooking (Slate Magazine, 2015).