Bohemian San Francisco ~ Edwords ~ 1914
Bohemian San Francisco; Its Restaurants and Their Most Famous Recipes ~ The Elegant Art of Dining. By Clarence E. Edwords, published by Paul Elder and Company, San Francisco, CA, 1914. 138 pages.
This is an amazing read with quite a bit of great history. It has fabulous descriptions of San Francisco's incredible restaurants of the early twentieth century. Edwords looks at the culinary influence of the cultural melange and rich resources of San Francisco. Includes recipes from some of his favorite haunts; Coppa's Fior d'Italia, Fly Trap, Fred Solari's Hang Far Low, Hotel St. Francis, Negro's, Poodle Dog, Tait's, and many more. Also includes many recipes, earlier "old-time" restaurants, etc. An appendix includes, "How to Serve Wines,"A Good Bohemian Dinner", and "A Few Rare Recipes" (Onion Soup, Solari's Crab Louis, Italian Risotto, Delmonico Raisin Sauce, Coffee Royal, Mint Julep, and many more).
Hardcover, excellent condition with owner's name on inside. A bit of tearing away from the cover, but fully tight.
Beautiful, clean copy of this hard-to-find book.