Martini, Straight Up

Martini, Straight Up

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From its contested origins in nineteenth-century California; through its popularity among the smart set of the 1930s, world leaders of the 1940s, and the men in the gray flannel suits of the 1950s; to its resurgence among today's retro-hipsters: Lowell Edmunds traces the history and cultural significance of the cocktail H. L. Mencken called qthe only American invention as perfect as a sonnet.q3- 37, 99, 107; mixing of, 3, 9, 18-19, 28-29, 52, 56-58. ... 8, 116 Mellon, Paul, 66 men, as Martini drinkers, xxiv, xxvii, 18-22, 34 Mencken, H. L., xix Midas National Register of Trade Marks, ... Alf, 116 Naber, Brune, 116 The Naked Martini ( Leonard), 13-14, 51, 55 New and Improved Illustrated Bartenders Manual, or How toanbsp;...


Title:Martini, Straight Up
Author: Lowell Edmunds
Publisher:JHU Press - 2003-03-07
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