L.A.'s Legendary Restaurants: Celebrating the Famous Places Where Hollywood Ate, Drank, and Played

L.A.'s Legendary Restaurants: Celebrating the Famous Places Where Hollywood Ate, Drank, and Played


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595800893
Publisher: Santa Monica Press
Publication date: 10/11/2016
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 428,892
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

George Geary is an award-winning chef, best-selling author and renowned educator. A former pastry chef for the Walt Disney Company, Geary is a Certified Culinary Professional, and was recently chosen as the Culinary Educator of the Year by the International Association of Culinary Professionals. He is perhaps best known for creating all of the cheesecakes for The Golden Girls and other top-rated television programs. Geary has worked as a critic and/or judge for ABC’s The Taste with Anthony Bourdain, The American Baking Competition with Jeff Foxworthy, Hell's Kitchen , Supermarket Superstar and many other popular television shows. He also teaches cooking classes aboard Holland America Lines.

For over 30 years Geary has been involved with the judging of culinary contests for major food manufacturers such as Canola Producers, Veg-All, Hormel Foods, the Hershey Company, Knott’s Berry Farm Foods, Ghirardelli Chocolate, Fleischmann’s Yeast, San Diego Union Tribune, ABC News, and many more. From 1982–2010, George was the Culinary Coordinator of the Los Angeles County Fair.

Geary is the author of nine cookbooks including: The Cheesecake Bible , The Complete Baking Cookbook , and 125 Best Cheesecake Recipes . He is presently the featured chef on the San Diego Living television show on the CW Network. Geary lives in Los Angeles.

Barbara Fairchild is the former editor-in-chief for Bon Appétit magazine.

Table of Contents


C. C. Brown’s
Van de Kamp’s Holland Dutch Bakery
Musso & Frank Grill
Ambassador Hotel
Tam O’Shanter Inn
Formosa Café
The Brown Derby
Pig ’N Whistle
Taix French Restaurant
Bullocks Wilshire Tea Room
The Town House of Lafayette Park (Zebra Room)
Tick Tock Tea Room
Schwab’s Pharmacy
Don the Beachcomber
Clifton’s Cafeteria
Cock ’n Bull
Florentine Gardens
Hollywood Palladium
Tiny Naylor’s
Hamburger Hamlet
Ben Frank’s
Lawry’s California Center
L’Escoffier at the Beverly Hilton
Trader Vic’s at the Beverly Hilton
La Scala
Chez Jay
Dan Tana’s
Ma Maison
Carlos ’n Charlie’s
Le Dome
Spago Sunset
72 Market Street Oyster Bar and Grill

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