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The Oxford encyclopedia of food and drink in America

Author: Andrew F Smith
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004.
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"Home cooks and gourmets, chefs and restaurateurs, epicures, and simple food lovers of all stripes will delight in this smorgasbord of the history and culture of food and drink. Professor of Culinary History Andrew Smith and nearly 200 authors bring together in 770 entries the scholarship on wide-ranging topics from airline and funeral food to fad diets and fast food; drinks like lemonade, Kool-Aid, and Tang;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford encyclopedia of food and drink in America.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)657160964
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Smith
ISBN: 0195154371 9780195154375 0195175514 9780195175516 0195175522 9780195175523
OCLC Number: 53476629
Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: V.1: A-J --
V.2: K-Z.
Other Titles: Food and drink in America
Responsibility: Andrew F. Smith, editor in chief.
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink.  Read more...

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An excellent job. The list of slang expressions once common in diners and the inventory of mock foods are riveting. Paul Freedman, TLS 'Fascinating, informative a wealth of information on every Read more...

 
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