Talk at the Roger Smith Hotel, New York City, 25 June, 6–9 pm
For the past four centuries, spirits have played crucial roles in American and world history. Patricia Herlihy, Professor Emeritus of History at Brown University and author of Vodka: A Global History, and Richard Foss, who teaches Culinary History at Osher Institute/UCLA Extension and is the author of Rum: A Global History, will give a talk on the history of these beverages.
A ticket to the talk, including a 4-course tasting menu inspired by the books and beverages and copies of their books, costs $60 per person plus a $4.29 booking fee
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