Title: Fabulous Fior: Over 100 Years In An Italian ...
Publisher: Nevada City: San Francisco Bay Books
Publication Date: 2005
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Square quarto hardcover. Pictorial glossy boards in 'matching' dustjacket. No edition or printing stated but likely first. Brief inscription by author on title page and signed by Fior owner Bob Larive on opposite page. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket/: Boards and text clean, bright & unmarked. DJ exhibits a few small crimps and wrinkles to edges but no chips or tears. Foreward by S.F. crime novelist John T. Lescroart; Introduction. 165pp. ***The history of San Francisco's venerable Italian landmark restaurant, long a mainstay and highpoint of the city's North Beach neighborhood. Begun in 1886 by Angelo Del Monte when he took over a Mexican restaurant in S.F.'s Barbary Coast, this book tells 'a lively tale of cookery and passion, centered around the immigrants who established Fior d'Italia. The book chronicles the shenanigans of Prohibition clientele and the requirements of pleasing VIPs such as Enrico Caruso, Richard M. Nixon and Luciano Pavarotti. it is also replete with photographs spanning decades and traditional Italian recipes'(from DJ flap.) Illustrated with b/w and color photographs and reproductions of restaurant-related ephemera. A very nice copy of a unique slice of culinary history. BOB LARIVE NEVADA COUNTY #70011. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-5296657072
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