L.a.'s Legendary Restaurants: Celebrating The Famous Places Where Hollywood Ate, Drank, And Played

byGeorge GearyForeword byBarbara Fairchild

October 21, 2016|
L.a.'s Legendary Restaurants: Celebrating The Famous Places Where Hollywood Ate, Drank, And Played by George Geary
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L.A.''s Legendary Restaurants is an illustrated history of dozens of landmark eateries from throughout the City of Angels. From such classics as Musso & Frank and The Brown Derby in the 1920s to the see-and-be-seen crowds at Chasen''s, Romanoffs, and Ciro''s in the mid-20th century to the dawn of California cuisine at Ma Maison and Spago Sunset in the 1970s and ''80s, L.A.''s Legendary Restaurants celebrates the famous locations where Hollywood ate, drank, and played. Author George Geary leads you into the glamorous restaurants inhabited by the stars through a lively narrative filled with colorful anecdotes and illustrated with vintage photographs, historic menus, and timeless ephemera. Over 100 iconic recipes for entrees, appetizers, desserts, and drinks are included. But L.A.''s Legendary Restaurants contains much more than the fancy, high-priced restaurants favored by the Hollywood cognoscenti. The glamour of the golden age of drive-ins, drugstores, nightclubs, and hotels are also honored. What book on L.A. restaurants would be complete without tales of ice cream sundaes at C.C. Brown''s, cafeteria-style meals at Clifton''s, or a mai tai at Don the Beachcomber? Most of the locations in L.A.''s Legendary Restaurants no longer exist, but thanks to George Geary, the memories are still with us.
George Geary is an award-winning chef, best-selling author and renowned educator. A former pastry chef for the Walt Disney Company, Geary is a Certified Culinary Professional, and was recently chosen as the Culinary Educator of the Year by the International Association of Culinary Professionals. He is perhaps best known for creating al...
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Title:L.a.'s Legendary Restaurants: Celebrating The Famous Places Where Hollywood Ate, Drank, And Played
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:272 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.88 in
Published:October 21, 2016
Publisher:Santa Monica Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781595800893

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