Eating Between The Lines: 97 Orchard

Between 1863 and 1935, five families lived at 97 Orchard in the Lower East Side in New York City. They were German, Italian, Irish and Jewish (Orthadox and Reform). The author examines their struggles to assimilate into a new country and the impact of their food traditions on American culture.

97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement by Jane Ziegelman


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