As much a love letter to the Big Easy as it is to the demanding (and sometimes debauched) lifestyle of a chef, horror maven Brite’s (Lost Souls) first foray. Liquor [Poppy Z. Brite] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Chapter One of LIQUOR. (c) by Poppy Z. Brite. It was the kind of October day for which residents of New. Orleans endure the summers, sparkling blue- gold.

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Brite, a New Orleans native. It was actually good. He grounded Rickey though — and it made great team. Write me if you wish. It’s a lot of fun to read, especially for food lovers and those curious about the inner workings on the restaurant craziness. He used his blog to update his fans regarding the situation, including the unknown status of his house and many of his pets, and in October became one of the first 70, New Orleanians to begin repopulating the city.

Rickey and G-Man 2. I’ll admit to having been a fan of PZB’s gore-filled goth horrors in my angsty teen years and, whilst that familiarity is what drew me to this book initially, I feel that the author has changed, almost as if she like me as a reader has grown up.

Brtie the best thing Brite does with this book is smash homosexual stereotypes. PZB goes from writing cult teen horror novels to writing about chefs in New Orleans? The NOLA backdrop, characters to which you can relate, and the food-centric story are all win in my book. Most helpful customer reviews bbrite Amazon. New Orleans, Louisiana United States. Rickey has ambition though while G-Man is the ljquor stabilizing force of their partnership.


They love and support each other, shore up the other’s weaknesses and get so busy they forget to have sex. At any rate, I had a hard time poply this book down when I needed to, despite the fact that it’s wildly different from anything I’ve read in age I really enjoyed this book!

Dec 17, Bark rated it really liked it Shelves: Please review your cart. Rare is the writer or med. Yet the entire time I wanted more from them.

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You’ll say, uh huh, I know these people. Apr 06, D rated it really liked it Shelves: If you enjoy britf about food, New Orleans, alcohol, or even what it’s like to work in a restaurant, I recommend this book to you! In Lost Souls and Drawing Blood, we saw rich, moody, characters and were drawn into Missing Mile almost as if by enchantment.

Gritty, real and from one of my favourite authors. New Orleans natives Rickey and G-man are lifetime friends and down-and-out line cooks desperate to make a quick buck. This book description of food was perfect as though I was with Ricky and G-Man in the kitchen tasting their ideas with them.

The hard drinking, hard working, drugging, crass, rough and tumble nocturnal life that makes up kitchen professionals is offered here with clear knowledge and detail. They have a good idea for a new restaurant – basing every dish on liquor, which is bound to be popular with locals and tourists alike, and everything spirals from there.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Mar 16, Pages. PZB wrote something truly unique and special with this novel I haven’t read anything else by this author but I truly fell in love with Ricky and G-Man. Mar 16, Pages Buy. It totally immerses you in the atmosphere of New Orleans and the culture of restaurants and food preparation.

Not glamorous at all except when a chef goes big time. Polpy defini Fun book The main thread of the story was just OK and a bit brlte, but what really shined was the clear love the author has for New Orleans and the food culture there.

Liquor by Poppy Z. Brite

Refresh and try again. In the ‘Liquor’ series, we see a different Brite. You submitted the following rating and review. Ricky and G-Man are depicted very deftly as two guys from the 9th Ward. And all of their dishes will contain I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

The high entertainment factor combined with clean prose and a quick pace make the pages fly by and enough interest and flavor to always make me want to read.