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|Occupation||Food and travel writer and journalist|
|Notable awards||Guild of Food Writers Kate Whiteman Award for Work on Food and Travel|
|Children||Asger and Emil|
Michael Booth is an English food and travel writer and journalist who writes regularly for a variety of newspapers and magazines including the Independent on Sunday, Condé Nast Traveller, Monocle and Time Out, among many other publications at home and abroad.
In June 2010, Michael Booth won the Guild of Food Writers Kate Whiteman Award for Work on Food and Travel. His book on Japanese cooking, Sushi and Beyond: What the Japanese Know About Cooking, was adapted into a Japanese anime television series which began airing in April 2015.
He has a wife, Lissen, and two children, Asger and Emil. They live in Denmark.
- Just As Well I'm Leaving: To the Orient with Hans Christian Andersen (2005)
- Sacré Cordon Bleu: What the French Know About Cooking (2008)
- Doing without Delia: Tales of Triumph and Disaster in a French Kitchen (2009)
- Sushi and Beyond: What the Japanese Know About Cooking (2009)
- Super Sushi Ramen Express: One Family's Journey Through the Belly of Japan (retitled US reprint) 2016
- Eat, Pray, Eat: One Man's Accidental Search for Equanimity, Equilibrium and Enlightenment (2011)
- The Almost Nearly Perfect People: The Truth About the Nordic Miracle (2014)
- Eating Dangerously: Why the Government Can't Keep Your Food Safe ... and How You Can (2014), with Jennifer Brown
- The Meaning of Rice: a culinary tour of Japan (2017)
- Three Tigers, One Mountain: A Journey Through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea, and Japan (2020)
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