How Italian Food Conquered the World

by John F. Mariani and Lidia Bastianich

How Italian Food Conquered the World

Hardcover, 270 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $25 | purchase

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Presents the history of Italian food culture, describing its origins as simple fare of the poor to the rise of the well-known and highly rated Italian restaurants of New York City which exist today.

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