Arthur Schwartz's New York City Food: An Opinionated History and More Than 100 Legendary Recipes

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'The Schwartz Who Ate New York' knives and forks his way through all five boroughs to bring the history of New York City food and more than 100 of its best recipes to the table. From Gotham's gastronomic beginnings to its latest trwends, Schwartz covers the personalities, products, restauransts, bakeries, food stores, and events that make New York City the dining capital of America. In lively, opinionated text, Schwartz tells the story of each immigrant group's culinary challenges and contributions, beginning with the original Dutch settlers. Discover how waffles and chicken bcame a combination, how Jewish food merchants established themselves on the Lower East Side, and how Porterhouse got its name, and how Manhattan Clam Chowder, Cheesecake, and Knishes became national foods. Absolutely vast in its range, NEW YORK CITY FOOD comes vividly alive as the perfect tour guide to the culinary history of the city. Bibliography, Index. Color/b&w illus. 400p.

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