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  • Gastropolis: Food and New York City (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)

    By Annie Hauck-Lawson

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780231136532
    • Publisher: Columbia University Press
    • Published: November 2008
    Compiling a portrait that's both fascinating and deliciously fun, Gastropolis explores the endlessly evolving relationship between New Yorkers and food. From pre-European Lenape clamming to modern-day dining trends, the book builds a history that's much more complex than straight facts and statistics. The collection begins with cuisine combinations and follows with a history of food and drink before the arrival of Europeans in 1624. It covers early farming practices; the function of place and memory in Asian cuisine; growing up and eating in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx; avant-garde chefs; the evolution of Jewiish food icons, and much, much more. 34 illus. 416p.
  • Nightly Specials: 125 Contemporary American Recipes for Spontaneous, Creative Cooking at Home

    By Michael Lomonaco

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780060555627
    • Publisher: William Morrow
    • Published: November 2004
    Have you ever wondered why restaurants have nightly specials? There are many reasons, actually, but they all have one thing in common: spontaneity. Nightly specials are a way to cook with seasonal fruits and vegetables, the catch of the day, unexpected leftovers, and spur-of-the-moment market finds. Acclaimed New York chef and host of the Travel Channel's Epicurious, Michael Lomonaco, along with award-winning food writer Andrew Friedman, offer up 125 recipes that use fresh and spontaneous ingredients to create innovative starters, salads, entrees, sides, and desserts.
  • The '21' Cookbook: Recipes and Lore from New York's Fabled Restaurant

    By Michael Lomonaco

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385475709
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: 1995
    Combines a variety of recipes, including the famous "21" Burger and Traditional Crab Cakes, with stories that recount the history of the restaurant and anecdotes about the famous celebrities that have visited there. Tour.

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