Highlands Bar & Grill, Birmingham, AL

Hot & Hot Fish Club, Birmingham, AL

Rubicon, San Francisco, CA

Dinner Lab, Birmingham, AL

Elizabeth Faulkner - Rubicon, Citizen Cake, Orson

Julia Child - Mastering the Art of French Cooking

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin - Physiologie du goût (The Physiology of Taste)

M.F.K. Fisher - Consider the Oyster, The Art of Eating

Elizabeth David - An Omelette and a Glass of Wine

Richard Olney - The Good Cook

Ruth Reichl - Gourmet, Tender at the Bone

Kermit Lynch - Adventures Along the Wine Route

Alice Waters -  Chez Panisse, Cafe Fanny

Harold McGee - On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

Steve Sullivan - Acme Bread Company