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The Brown Derby Restaurant: A Hollywood Legend

Cobb, Sally Wright/Willems, Mark/Wyman, Jane (foreword)

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ISBN 10: 0847819256 / ISBN 13: 9780847819256
Published by Rizzoli 1st trade printing, NY, 1996
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SIGNED BY PEGGY COBB WALSH (book was dedicated to her by her mother, author Sally Wright Cobb), 161 p., photos, caricatures on endpapers, small square 4to laminated boards; VG/no dust jacket (as issued). Bookseller Inventory # 56789

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Title: The Brown Derby Restaurant: A Hollywood ...

Publisher: Rizzoli 1st trade printing, NY

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The heart of Hollywood when Hollywood defined glamour, romance and sophistication, The Brown Derby was once the most famous restaurant in the world. Sinatra, Davis, Bogart, Tracy, Olivier, and Leigh dined, partied and romanced at its tables. The Cobb salad was created here, and its location, at Hollywood and Vine, has become part of the vernacular. Sally Wright Cobb remembers the heyday of the restaurant her husband founded in this richly illustrated cookbook and Hollywood memoir. Reproduced here are dozens of drawings, photographs and menus from the restaurant's unpublished archives. Many of the Derby's signature dishes are included, most notably, Cobb Salad.

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Sally Wright Cobb was married to Bob Cobb, the owner of The Brown Derby, for 25 years, and ran the restaurant after his death in 1970.

Mark Willems is a writer and artist

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