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‘Feeding the Fight: The Culinary History of WWI’ at the Museum of the City of New York

Posted  7 July 2017 in News  
By Pamela Linden

Feeding the Fight: The Culinary History of WWI

Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York (1220 Fifth Avenue)

Savor a bite of culinary history by exploring the food and drinks that defined the American experience during World War I. Inspired by the Museum of the City of New York’s exhibition, Posters & Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York, food historian Libby O’Connell, author of The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites, will delve into American cuisine both at home and abroad during war years.

French 75s, a cocktail popular during the period named for the French 75 mm field gun, will be served and attendees will receive a copy of an original cake recipe promoted by the Red Cross to send to soldiers overseas.

Register online at mcny.org/posters | Use the code POSTERS for $10 tickets (regularly $10)

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