Steven Heller is the co-chair of the School of Visual Arts MFA Designer as Author Program. For 33 years he was an art director for The New York Times, and currently writes the "Visuals" column for The New York Times Book Review. He is the author of 120 books on graphic design, illustration, and satiric art.
John Mariani is food and travel columnist for Esquire Magazine, wine columnist for Bloomberg International News, and author of The Encyclopedia of American Food & Drink, America Eats Out, The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink, and How Italian Food Conquered the World.
Cultural anthropologist and graphic design historian Jim Heimann is Executive Editor for TASCHEN America, and author of numerous books on architecture, pop culture, and the history of the West Coast, Los Angeles, and Hollywood. His unrivaled private collection of ephemera has been featured in museum exhibitions around the world and in dozens of books.
everything you ever wanted to know about menus, and more. enormous, hardbound book with high quality images, thick paper, and about 2" thick -- i.e. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Tiddly TT Winks
Bought this as a gift for our daughter-in-law, but had to peek at it before I gave it to her. It was most interesting. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Shelley G.
Lots of great history in these menus. Also, inspiration for artists and graphic designers. A history of restaurants and dining.Published 21 months ago by Jeep
I bought this for my niece. She collects cookbooks, books on culinary history and any other food-related books. Nobody puts out finer books than Taschen. Read morePublished on May 15, 2013 by jillyfitzwilly
This is way nicer than I expected it to be. It was for my son and when he opened it, I was as surprised as he was at the quality. Nice!!Published on January 24, 2013 by Myrna Jacobs
Good inspiration, although as described in the title all of these menus are from the 1850-1980s. I wish there were some current examples of good menu design. Read morePublished on January 4, 2013 by Amazon Addict
I had read a review of this book in a business journal, where it was praised highly. I found it to meet expectations.Published on January 4, 2013 by M. Colleen McCann
Bought this book as a gift, but love it so much I had to buy a copy for my self!Published on January 26, 2012 by Jennifer Mitzel