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New York City Coffee: A Caffeinated History
Contributor(s): Meister, Erin
ISBN: 146713600X     ISBN-13: 9781467136006
Publisher: History Pr
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Product Type: Paperback
Published: July 2017
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Annotation: The coffee industry was made for New York: complex, diverse, fascinating and with plenty of attitude. Since arriving in the 1600s, coffee held patriotic significance during wartime, fueled industrial revolution and transformed the city's foodways. The New York Coffee Exchange opened tumultuously in the 1880s. Alice Foote MacDougall founded a 1920s coffeehouse empire. In the same decade, Brooklyn teenager William Black started Chock Full o'Nuts with $250 and a dream. Third wavers Ninth Street Espresso and Joe made the latest latte craze mainstream. Through stories, interviews and photographs, coffee professional and Tristate native Erin Meister shares Gotham's caffeinated past and explores the coffee-related reasons why the city never sleeps.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Coffee; New York (State); New York; History.
Coffee shops; New York (State); New York.
BISAC Categories:
- History | United States | State & Local
- Photography | Subjects & Themes
- Business & Economics | Commodities
Dewey: 394.1/2
LCCN: 2017934947
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Series: American Palate
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 6.25" W x 0.50" (0.68 lbs) 142 pages