Princeton University Library Catalog

Table manners : how to behave in the modern world and why bother / Jeremiah Tower ; illustrations by Libby VanderPloeg.

Author:
Tower, Jeremiah [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
148 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary note:
"An authoritative and witty guide to modern table manners for all occasions by one of the world's most acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs Table Manners is an entertaining and practical guide to manners for everyone and every occasion. Whether you are a guest at a potluck or the host of a dinner party, a patron of your local bar or an invitee at a state dinner, this book tells you exactly how to behave: what to talk about, what to wear, how to eat. Jeremiah Tower has advice on everything: food allergies, RSVPs, iPhones, running late, thank-yous, restaurant etiquette, even what to do when you are served something disgusting. With whimsical line drawings throughout, this is "Strunk and White" for the table"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-140) and index.
Contents:
Setting the Table -- What to Wear -- How to Serve -- How to Eat -- Conversation -- Your Party -- Not Your Party -- Restaurants -- Eating on the Go -- Techiquette -- Pretentious or Not? -- Eating Around the World.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780374272340 (hardcover)
  • 0374272344 (hardcover)
  • (electronic book)
LCCN:
2016007141
Illustrator:
Other views:
Staff view