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Appetite City A Culinary History of New York

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ISBN-10: 0865476926

ISBN-13: 9780865476929

Edition: 2009

Authors: William Grimes

List price: $30.00
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A rollicking journey through the history of New York City's restaurants New York is a world restaurant capital. But this was not always the case. Few examples still exist to recall the era when chophouses and oyster saloons dominated the city and dining out was supposed to be quick and simple. It is a world hardly recognizable today, when dinner can stretch for hours and cost hundreds of dollars. InAppetite City, William Grimes offers a grand tour of the history of the city's restaurants, exploring the ways in which sex and class determined where and how a person would eat, and how the city's restaurant scene mirrored the larger social and political forces shaping New York. Through dozens…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English