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FREE Lecture & Book signing by Author John DeFerrari: Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C.: Capital Eats

Dumbarton House

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

FREE Lecture & Book signing by Author John DeFerrari:...

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Come listen to author John DeFerrari discuss his recently published book "Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C.: Capital Eats"  based on his blog, the Streets of Washington.

Washington's first true restaurants—places where you could choose when to eat, select items from a menu, and be served at a private table—appeared here by the 1830s, not long after they got started in New York. From these early beginnings through the flowering of ethnic restaurants in the late 20th century, Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C.: Capital Eats presents the sweeping evolution of the city's eateries, from exclusive bastions of haute cuisine like the Rive Gauche and Sans Souci to beloved diners like Hot Shoppes and Little Taverns. "Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C." was published by The History Press in September 2013.



DeFerrari's talk will be followed by a question and answer session and book signing. Light refreshments will be served.

Books will be available for purchase during the evening.

 

 

For additional information, please contact Kanani at Education@DumbartonHouse.org.

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Dumbarton House
2715 Q Street, NW
Georgetown
Washington, 20007

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)


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