Classic Restaurants of Des Moines and Their Recipes (American Palate) (Paperback)

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With Italian steakhouses, the Younkers Tea Room and Stella's Blue Sky Diner, Des Moines's culinary history is tantalizingly diverse. It is filled with colorful characters like bootlegger/millionaire bus boy Babe Bisignano, a buxom bar owner named Ruthie and future president of the United States Ronald Reagan. The savory details reveal deeper stories of race relations, women's rights, Iowa caucus politics, the arts, immigration and assimilation. Don't be surprised if you experience sudden cravings for Steak de Burgo, fried pork tenderloin sandwiches and chocolate ambrosia pie, la Bishop's Buffet. Author Darcy Dougherty Maulsby serves up a feast of Des Moines classics mixed with Iowa history, complete with iconic recipes.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781467145459
ISBN-10: 1467145459
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2020
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: American Palate