Classic Dining: Discovering America's Finest Mid-Century Restaurants

By Peter Moruzzi

Peter Moruzzi takes you to America's best mid-century restaurants-continental-style high quality eating institutions, historical steakhouses, front room eating places, and Polynesian palaces-that persevere in U.S. towns huge and small. via specific new and classic images, Moruzzi celebrates culinary pioneers and multigeneration restaurateurs, uncovers genuine gemstones, and debunks the anticipated loss of life of the white tablecloth eating place. The e-book contains a entire listing of over 2 hundred vintage eating places present in towns from all 50 states.

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