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On the Town in New York

The Landmark History of Eating, Drinking, and Entertainments from the American Revolution to the Food Revolution

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On the Town in New York by Michael Batterberry
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Michael and Ariane Batterberry, founders of "Food and Wine" magazine, detail a journey through the streets of New York, exploring the customs in eating, drinking and entertainment of both high and low culture. They provide historical details - including quality and cost. First published in 1973 when New York seemed to be a city in decline, the original edition of saw very little hope in the city's culinary future. New York, though, was on the brink of a food revolution and a total reinvention of the American dining experience. This text redresses that miscalculation and celebrates the growth of dining out in New York.

Author Biography

Michael and Ariane Batterberry are Founding Editors and Associate Publishers of Food Arts Magazine. They are the authors of numerous books, including Mirror, Mirror: A Social History of Fashion and many titles in the Discovering Art series.
Release date NZ
September 23rd, 1998
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd New edition
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