No doubt about it – Fall is for eating. There are plenty of graphic novels to appeal to the reader who likes to sit down with her pumpkin spice latte and take in the sights, smells, and tastes of a good food story. Here are the Top 5 Books to that Make you Hungry.

5. Chew

by John Layman and Rob Guillory

Still stuck on Halloween? No problem. Just pick up Chew to ease into the eating season. Detective Tony Chu is a cibopath. That is to say, he can get psychic readings from the food he eats. Yum!

 

 

4. Oishinbo

by Kariya Tetsu and Hanasaki Akira

Half family drama and half cookbook, this unique manga is a must read! Kaibara Yuzan is a master chef who gets results by berating his underlings. His son, Yamanoka Shiro, believes that careful instruction and a passion for food is a better motivator.

 

 

3. Yakitate!! Japan

by Takahashi Hashiguchi

Cute and over the top, this manga uses a quest for a national bread as launching point. Full of puns and mouth watering breads, Kazuma tries to create the best Japanese bread.

 

 

2. Kitchen Princess

by Miyuki Kobayashi and Natsumi Ando

Najika is a talented student in a special school for aspiring chefs. As she works toward her dreams, she has to blend cooking with friendship, love, and bullies. At the end of each volume is a real recipe!

 

 

1. Antique Bakery

by Fumi Yoshinaga

Set in a luscious bakery, the manga covers the lives and loves of four men. Guaranteed to make your mouth water.

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