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Savoring Gotham

Savoring Gotham
A Food Lover's Companion to
New York City

Andrew F. Smith

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Fast Food

Fast Food
A Global Perspective

Andrew F. Smith

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New York City A Food Biography

New York City
A Food Biography

Andrew F. Smith
Lanham, MD
AltaMira Press, 2013

New York City
A Food Biography
is featured in
The New York Post

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Television

Recent Television Appearances

“How Whisky Made America,” episode on “How Stuff Works” series, Discovery Channel, June 2010 [topic: whiskey]

“How Stuff Works,” scheduled to air on Discovery in summer 2010. [topic: cereal ]

“How Stuff Works,” scheduled to air on Discovery in summer 2010. [topic: Christmas]

“What are They Eating?” with Burt Wolf, scheduled to air on PBS in fall 2010. [topic: photography and food]

“Food Wars,” with Camille Ford, scheduled to air on the Travel Network in fall 2010. [topic: Italian hot dogs]

NBC Nightly News, August 14, 2010 [topic: Pop Tarts]

“The Real Story of Thanksgiving,” History Channel, first aired November 2010 [topics: Thanksgiving, Christmas]

CBS Sunday Morning, November 21, 2010 [topic: cheesecake]

Past Television Appearances

“Food Essence,” series developed by Charles Bishop Productions, Halifax, Canada, in which he assisted in general consultant with the historical context of food and specifically appeared on episodes focusing on Peanuts, Popcorn, Tomatoes, Soup, Tuna, and Ketchup. 1998-2000

“American Eats: History on a Bun” and “America Drinks: History in a Glass,” Atlas Media, which air regularly on the History Channel and A&E. 2001

“The Century in Food,” Greystone Production, which aired on the Food Network. 2003

Conversations with Harold Channer, Warner Cable, April 30, 1998 [topic: Global Education]

“Popcorn and the Movies,” HBO, June 2001

“What We Eat and Why” series, Burt Wolf’s Acorn Productions, episodes: “Tomatoes,” “Corn;” 2002

“Holidays” series, Burt Wolf’s Acorn Productions, episode: “Thanksgiving” 2003

“Follow That Food,” Food Network, 2002

“Exploring the Tomato,” BBC, 2003

“Top Five,” Food Network, 2003

“Ketchup: King of Condiments,” WBGU – PBS [Bowling Green, Ohio], 2004

Steve Gillion’s “History Center,” 2006 [topic: Eating through American History; Meals in 1776, 1876 and the 1950s]

“America Eats,” series, History Chanel, 2006 [Episodes: “Salty Snacks,” “Condiments,” “Cookies,” “Chocolate,” “Canning,” “Soft Drinks,” and “Holiday Food”]

“Let’s Eat” episode of Steve Gillion’s “Our Generation,” History Channel, first aired June 29, 2007 [topic: Snack Food]

“Heavyweights,” series, Food Network September 2007 [Episodes: Pepsi vs Coke; Ben and Jerry’s vs Häagen-Dazs; Lays Potato Chips vs Pringles; Pizza Hut vs Domino’s; Lil Debbie vs Hostess]

“Food Challenge,” Food Network September 8, 2007 [topic: Mac & Cheese]

“Serendipity,” CBS Sunday News with Martha Teichner, September 23, 2007

“Snack Attack!” Food Network, scheduled for release in 2008 [Episode: Snacks at the Movies]

“It Just Ain’t So,” Discovery Channel, scheduled for release in 2008 [Episode: Thanksgiving and the Turkey]

FEATURED ARTICLES
NYT
Best Eating in
New York?
A Food Historian Has Some Advice
Andrew F. Smith offers advice
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New York Times article

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McDonalds
McDonaldization and the Future of Fast Food
by Andrew F. Smith Read the article

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Thanksgiving Parade
N.Y.’s place in Thanksgiving lore:
How Gotham is as central to our modern conception of the holiday as New England
by Andrew F. Smith Read the Daily News article

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Shake Shack
Shake Shack’s Rise and Fast Food’s Fall
by Andrew F. Smith Read the Daily News article

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Peanut Butter:
The Vegetarian Conspiracy

by Andrew F. Smith Peanut Butter:
The Vegetarian Conspiracy

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Kitchens through the Ages
Hellmann’s Mayonnaise: A History
by Andrew F. Smith Hellmann’s Mayonnaise: A History PDF

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Kitchens through the Ages
Kitchens through the Ages
by Andrew F. Smith Read it on Gourmet Live

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Birdseye:
The Adventures of a Curious Man

by Andrew F. Smith

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The Noble Experiment in
New York

by Andrew F. Smith

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The Pecan: A Culinary History
by Andrew F. Smith

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Did Hunger Defeat the Confederacy?
by Andrew F. Smith

Did Hunger Defeat the Confederacy PDF

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Chipping Away at British and American English
by Andrew F. Smith

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Historical Virtues of the Walnut
by Andrew F. Smith

Virtues of the Walnut PDF