Ten Restaurants That Changed America

Ten Restaurants That Changed America

By: Paul Freedman (author), Danny Meyer (contributor)Hardback

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Far more than simply a discussion of food, chefs and recipes, in Ten Restaurants That Changed America Paul Freedman creates a social history, examining how restaurants came to reflect class, gender, assimilation, mass consumption and culture in America. Ranging from the 1830s and the New York Steak House Delmonico's-which Freedman identifies as the first real American restaurant-to the current flowering of avant-garde cuisine, each chapter looks at fashions for different types of food from turtle soup to Caesar Salad. Ten Restaurants That Changed America is a must read for serious foodies.

About Author

Paul Freedman is a history professor at Yale University. The editor of the ICP Award-winning Food: The History of Taste and the author of Out of the East: Spices and the Medieval Imagination, he lives in Pelham, New York.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780871406804
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 560
  • ID: 9780871406804
  • weight: 1280
  • ISBN10: 0871406802

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