Hamburger Heaven: The Illustrated History of the Hamburger

Hamburger Heaven: The Illustrated History of the Hamburger

by Jeffrey Tennyson
     
 

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At last! The definitive book on the Hamburger! Lavishly illustrated and brilliantly designed, this loving celebration is a fascinating historical saga chronicling the ascent of the world's most famous sandwich. History: Meat-eating horsemen on the move develop a fondness for raw shredded beef (Steak Tartare) and ancestral burgers are born (see page 8). Battles: Behind… See more details below

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At last! The definitive book on the Hamburger! Lavishly illustrated and brilliantly designed, this loving celebration is a fascinating historical saga chronicling the ascent of the world's most famous sandwich. History: Meat-eating horsemen on the move develop a fondness for raw shredded beef (Steak Tartare) and ancestral burgers are born (see page 8). Battles: Behind the scene strategies heat up as the corporate quest for big burger bucks ignites the "Great Hamburger Wars" (see page 74). Respect: The burger struggles for acceptance - a touching tale of perseverance and hardwon success (see page 20). Success: Our choice selection of over 70 hamburger hot spots. Where to find the tastiest burgers in America (see page 124). Perfection: Enjoy a glorious burger at home - the perfect recipe and a deluxe garnish guide (see page 126).

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Showcases the history and symbolism of the iconic American sandwich. (Mar.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756780388
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/30/1993
Pages:
128

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