Restaurant-ing through history
What was America's first restaurant? Why do certain foods become popular in restaurants and others not? What were restaurants like 100 years ago, 200 years ago? How have restaurants reconciled hospitality with the profit motive? Find out!
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Books, etc., for restaurant history enthusiasts
TURNING THE TABLES: RESTAURANTS AND THE RISE OF THE AMERICAN MIDDLE CLASS, 1880-1920 , by Andrew P. Haley , University of North Carolina Press, 2011. In the time that has elapsed since my reading this fine book — and getting to meet Andrew in person — and...2 days ago
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