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Art of Dining: A History of Cooking and Eating
... 'tis very fine, but where d'ye sleep, or where d'ye dine? Blenheim Palace was still being built when this verse was composed in 1714. The author - possibly Alexander Pope or Jonathan Swift - was attacking the grandiloquent baroque style of architecture which placed dining rooms far from kitchens, making food stone cold before it even reached the table. The question pos ...more
Hardcover, 348 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by ABRAMS
(first published November 4th 1993)
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