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By Andrea L. Broomfield

ISBN-10: 1442232889

ISBN-13: 9781442232884

While a few towns owe their lifestyles to lumber or oil, turpentine or metal, Kansas urban owes its life to meals. From its earliest days, Kansas urban used to be within the enterprise of provisioning pioneers and investors headed west, and later with provisioning the kingdom with meat and wheat. all through its historical past, millions of Kansas Citians have additionally made their dwelling offering nutrition and hospitality to tourists passing via on their approach in other places, be it in terms of a steamboat, Conestoga wagon, teach, car, or aircraft. As Kansas City’s followed son, Fred Harvey sagely famous, “Travel follows solid nutrition routes,” and Kansas City’s id as a nutrients urban is basically in line with that truth. Kansas urban: A foodstuff Biography explores in attention-grabbing aspect how a frontier city at the fringe of barren region grew right into a significant city, one well-known for not just nice food yet for a crossroads hospitality that maintains to outline it. Kansas urban: A nutrients Biography additionally explores how politics, race, tradition, gender, immigration, and artwork have solid the city’s such a lot iconic dishes, from chili and steak to fried fowl and fish fry. In vigorous element, Andrea Broomfield brings the Kansas urban meals scene to life.

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