11 new books that’ll make you want to be stuck at home
1. THE RESTAURANT: A HISTORY OF EATING OUT by William Sitwell
This is sure to stoke your appetite (even more) for dining out. It’s a bulging compendium of history, sociology and gossip that ranges from an inn in Pompeii through the Ottoman Empire to postwar deprivation and the rise of veganism. The acerbic English restaurant critic writes with wit and intense zeal for his subject. (Simon & Schuster)..
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