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I was surprised to learn that former Project Runway fashion designer Christian Siriano says that his new Resort 16 fashion line was inspired by my book “Palm Springs Holiday.” The Desert Sun took notice and published this article. How fun! … Continue reading →
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I am excited to announce that my new book “Classic Dining: Discovering America’s Finest Mid-Century Restaurants” will be available November 1st! Click on the images for full-size blowups – New photography by Sven A. Kirsten Journey to America’s finest … Continue reading →
Tagged Antoine's, Chicago, classic restaurants, continental, continental style, Dal Rae, Dallas, Del Bar, directory, Dome of the Sea, Dresden Room, Fine Dining, Fort Lauderdale, Forum of the Twelve Caesars, Four Seasons, Golden Steer, Grand Central Oyster Bar, historic restaurants, La Fonda del Sol, Las Vegas, Lawry's, Los Angeles, Mai Kai, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Pump Room, restaurants, steak houses, steakhouses, Town and Country
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The girl wandering around with her big camera and flash was a ubiquitous feature of American nightclubs prior to the 1970s. Generally, people posed stiffly. But every once in a while the camera captured the essence of a couple, such … Continue reading →
Tagged 1950s, bars, camera girl, cigarettes, cocktails, drinking, Gay 90s, mid-century, New York, nightclub, Tijuana
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