David Page (author of Food Americana) is one feature on Waterbury’s local news site for Life & Arts.
For those who think Pepe’s may have invented pizza or Louie’s Lunch invented hamburgers, David Page is here to tell you hmmm, maybe not. But he’s also here to say…
The Remarkable People and Incredible Stories behind America’s Favorite Dishes
Food Americana is a riveting ride into every aspect of what we eat and why. From a lobster boat off the coast of Maine to the Memphis in May barbecue competition. From the century-old Russ & Daughters lox and bagels shop in lower Manhattan to the Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival. From a thousand-dollar Chinese meal in San Francisco to birria tacos from a food truck in South Philly. Readers will learn the inside story of how Americans came to form national cuisines from a world of diverse flavors. This insightful book is, overall, engaging and oftentimes extremely humorous.