Taking a fresh look at our diet
Chef Florence links declining health in U.S. to our food choices.
Tyler Florence’s new book reminds us the 16-year veteran of the Food Network isn’t just a TV host and entrepreneurial father of three who founded an organic baby food company.
“This is who I am as a chef,” Florence said in an interview last week ahead of the book’s release. “This is the ffrst book that doesn’t have a Food Network fflter attached to it.”
Sure, he still hosts “Tyler’s Ultimate” and “The Great Food Truck Race” on the popular cable network, but when he’s not traveling for events or taping shows, he is very much hands-on at his upscale San Francisco restaurant Wayfare Tavern.
Unlike his previous seven cookbooks, “Tyler Florence Fresh” (Clarkson Potter, $35) doesn’t try to sell you on how