Fri • Sep
15

Friday, September 15, 2017

11:00AM-12:30PM

Venue

The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

Cost

$35

How did dinner change in America during wartime, or after the advent of the gas range? What Italian cookbook has the earliest known depiction of a fork? The Academy's marvelous cookery collection includes manuscripts, books, menus, pamphlets and other food ephemera. We'll show you highlights, including our 9th-century Roman cookery manuscript, Apicius’ De Re Coquinaria, the oldest surviving cookbook in the West.

Questions? Email larissa.hayden@atlasobscura.com.

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Atlas Obscura