1970s Archive


Spécialités de la Maison: The “21” Club

The old speakeasy at 21 West 52nd Street so utterly transcends the sum of its parts that life without it would be almost inconceivable.
June 1979

An Evening at the Waldorf

This delightful, timeless account of young love and an old hotel inspired more responses from our readers than anything else ever printed in the magazine.
December 1978

Spécialités de la Maison: Tadich’s

When San Franciscans speak of their revered restaurants—the places of integrity that preserve the style of an earlier day—Tadich Grill is always mentioned.
February 1978


Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz takes a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico to sample regional specialties in the land of seven moles.
December 1977

Spécialités de la Maison: Musso & Frank Grill

Musso & Frank Grill has been in business since 1919, and its high-ceilinged, booth-lined interior has a dignity that only age can bestow.
November 1976

An Indian Reminiscence

Life was a banquet for one young girl in Delhi.
October 1974

A Kitchen was His Laboratory

Elizabeth David's books on French and Italian country cooking in the 1950s revealed a world of real food uninhabited by the high priests of haute cuisine.
March 1970
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