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Grolier Club
47 E 60th St New York
+1 212 838 6690
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
A Century of Dining Out
Apr 26 - Jul 29 2023 - 50 days left
A Century of Dining Out: The American Story in Menus, 1841-1941 features 225 menus that reflect the first hundred years of their use in American society, ranging from restaurants and hotels to Mississippi steamboats, utopian communities, and grand estates. Highlights include rare examples from the haunts of Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman in New York City, eateries in San Francisco during the California Gold Rush, and special events such as Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural ball and Mark Twain’s birthday party at Delmonico’s. Curator: Henry Voigt.