Forklore is a collection of recipes and stories from Ellen Yin, one of the leading restaurateurs in the US. In it, Yin tells of the beginnings of Fork, and how it coincided with Philadelphia's second restaurant renaissance. She describes how she fell in love with food, how Fork was born, and of the chefs who came through Fork's doors and helped contribute to its unique cuisine. And through it all, she offers recipes - simple, delicious, and easy to cook at home - that represent the flavours of Fork and American bistro cooking.In the end, Ellen Yin writes about how the very best food is any food that's delicious and cooked right. Which is why her favourite meal is still a hamburger!Forklore is for any reader - the gourmand, the chef, the lover of a great memoir or history of a unique and successful business - and is a book that will fill the appetites of anyone who reads it.Yin, Ellen is the author of 'Forklore Recipes and Tales of an American Bistro', published 2007 under ISBN 9781592136513 and ISBN 1592136516.