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

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

Peter Moruzzi

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

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Take an illustrated tour of America’s stylish and historic mid-century restaurants in this volume of color photographs and vintage ephemera.   Over the years, the softly lit wood-paneled interiors, starched tablecloths, curved booths, tuxedoed captains, and tableside service that once defined continental-style fine dining have given way to more contemporary trends. Yet in American cities large and small, a few historic restaurants have maintained their classic character and old-school ambiance.    With vivid new color photography and fascinating vintage ephemera, Classic Dining celebrates the great mid-century restaurants that continue to thrive in New York, the greater Miami area, New Orleans, Las Vegas, the Chicago area, Los Angeles, and across the United States. This volume also includes a directory of mid-century restaurants across America.
Available since: 10/01/2012.
Print length: 176 pages.

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