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With wit and affection, nationally renowned pop culture experts Jane and Michael Stern comprehensively document the social history of American gourmet dining from 1946 to 1971, including and magazines. The Sterns' latest book is Jane and Michael Stern's Encyclopedia of Pop Culture. Illustrated.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 1991)
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Evan
There's a chapter in here about Vincent Price, actor and gourmand, and his famous mammoth and expensive cookbook, and therein is a picture of him daintily sipping the sauce of his crepes suzette so as not to wet his mustache. There's something in that picture that captures the retro charm and knowingly humorous bent of this book. The Sterns wax nostalgic of the foodie culture of the '50s and '60s and the rise of the TV chefs, from James Beard to Julia Child to Graham Kerr (the "Galloping Gourmet ...more
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Forgot I bought this at my library's book sale. Looks good! I'm a fan of the Stern's food books.
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