What A Swell Party It Was!

What A Swell Party It Was!

Rediscovering Food & Drink From the Golden Age of the American Nightclub

Book - 2018
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"Spotlights twenty-five legendary clubs that thrived in the 1930s and ’40s, just as Jazz exploded into mainstream popularity and alcohol was no longer illegal to serve. Through these pages and recipes, enter past the proverbial velvet rope into establishments forever-immortalized, such as Chez Paree in Chicago, Café Trocadero in Hollywood, The Cocoanut Grove in Los Angeles, The Blue Room in New Orleans, and New York City’s Cotton Club. In addition to including entrée, appetizer, dessert, and cocktail recipes from their original menus, each featured venue is introduced with vivid anecdotes and history, narrated in a breezy style and illustrated with reproductions of vintage photos."--Jacket flap.
Publisher: New York :, Skyhorse Publishing,, [2018]
ISBN: 9781510727786
1510727787
Characteristics: 204 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm

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