William Grimes

New York Times Food Writer

William Grimes appears in the following:

Appetite City

Friday, October 16, 2009

William Grimes, former restaurant critic for the New York Times, discusses the history of New York’s dining culture. His book Appetite City: A Culinary History of New York, takes us from the days of simple chophouses to the Automat to the city’s huge array of multicultural offerings of today. ...

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[Web Special] A Taste of History: Cocktail Recipes from the Prohibition Era

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

William Grimes of The New York Times sent along these recipes for Prohibition-era cocktails — drinker beware, as these were originally concocted during an era of tommy guns and bathtu...
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Drink Up! The Rebirth of The Speakeasy

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Glamorized in the movies, the 1920s were a gala time of flappers, jazz, and the eighteenth amendment. The so-called Noble Experiment of Prohibition created a culture of subterranean...

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