On the Town in New York: The Landmark History of Eating, Drinking, and Entertainments from the American Revolution to the Food Revolution

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Product Details

Price
$91.94
Publisher
Routledge
Publish Date
Pages
396
Dimensions
7.7 X 9.43 X 1.11 inches | 2.29 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780415920209

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About the Author

Michael and Ariane Batterberry are Founding Editors and Associate Publishers of Food Arts Magazine. They are the authors of numerous books, including Mirror, Mirror: ASocial History of Fashion and many titles in the Discovering Art series.

Reviews

"Newcomers to the title will relish the detailed survey of New York history and food culture."
-"The Midwest Book Review
..."a rich stew of American history, both savory and social. There is no other work like it...this 25th anniversary edition is sure to remain a definitive account well into the next millennium."
-"Market Watch
"If you relish social history mixed with eating, drinking, and gossip tossed in, "On the Town in New York, is a feast."
-Sheldon Landwehr
"A stylish new history of the city's favorite pastime, "On the Town in New York, puts the myth before the menu. Its authors, Michael and Ariane Batterberry, lard their assured, breezy, three century narrative with rich vignettes of famo us feasters, from Washington Irving to Salvador Dali."
-"The New Yorker, Nov 1998
..."for those who want to know how the Astor's entertained or what it was like to dine at the original Delmonico's, [On the Town in New York] is a must."
-Florence Fabricant, The New York Times