by: David Wondrich
David Wondrich artfully blends a historical retrospective of the life and times of Jerry Thomas with recipes and insights into the cocktails of the day, to create one of the best historical cocktail references to date.
Hawai'i Tropical Rum Drinks & Cuisine by Don the Beachcomber
by: Arnold Bitner, Phoebe Beach
Don the Beachcomber was the originator of the famous "Tiki" restaurnat craze which spread across the nation in the middle of the 1900's. This book contains a variety of food & drink recipes which Don Beach featured in many of his restaurants. Arnold and Phoebe also provide a variety of interesting historical insights and observations about who Don Beach was, and how his ideas sparked a culinary phenomenon.