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John Lennon

Subject: Music

B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Caffè Reggio

Caffè Reggio   Reference library

Cathy K. Kaufman

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

...to the woodwork. Its romantically tatty setting has served as a location for movies such as The Godfather: Part II, Serpico, Next Stop Greenwich Village , and Inside Llewyn Davis . Famous patrons have included Jack Kerouac, Bob Dylan, John Huston, Elvis Presley, Al Pacino, Umberto Eco, and, more recently, Sean Lennon. See also coffeehouses and little italy . Caffè Reggio website: http://www.caffereggio.com . Cathy K. Kaufman...

convenience foods

convenience foods   Reference library

Tom Jaine

The Oxford Companion to Food (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2014

...a single course of meat and two vegetables until 1960 , when they added a dessert (for an archaeologist’s view of the phenomenon, read Jones ( 2007 ) ). Most convenience foods are a single dish, for example, the freeze-dried Vesta curries introduced into Britain in 1961 (John Lennon’s favourite supper was reputed to have been a Vesta beef curry with a banana sliced into it), or the chilled ready-meals available from many supermarkets. The invention of the microwave oven greatly eased the final heating of these foods. And the involvement of high-flying...

Cuban

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Maricel E. Presilla

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

...fruits to drink at Central Park, as if it were jug wine. An unprecedented good review by New York Times food critic Raymond Sokolov, who awarded three stars to the restaurant, conferred it an iconic status that attracted throngs of native New Yorkers; even stars like John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Liza Minnelli, and ABC newscaster Bill Evans became Victor’s customers. Such notoriety also impressed New York and New Jersey Cubans, who began to come to Victor’s for special occasions and even political events. As the...

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