On the Town in New York: The Landmark History of Eating, Drinking, and Entertainments from the American Revolution to the Food Revolution

by Michael Batterberry and Ariane Batterberry

From the publisher: A nostalgic look at some of the notable eating and drinking establishments and their celebrated clientele, such sites as Brodie’s, Delmonico’s, McSorley’s, the Waldorf Astoria, and the Plaza Hotel. A portrait of changing American tastes, habits, and behavior from 1860 to 1970 (description based on a Library Journal review).

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.

Routledge, 2nd edition, 2016