Andrew Smith, historian of all things food and drink, to speak at Paley Library March 26

Andrew SmithAndrew Smith is one of the foremost experts and most prolific authors on the history of American food and beverage. On Tuesday, March 26 at 3:30 PM, he will be speaking at Paley library on one of his latest publications, Drinking History: 15 Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages (Columbia University Press).

Smith has penned books on hamburgers, potatoes, junk food, fast food, turkey, ketchup and more. He is the author of the comprehensive  Eating History: Thirty Turning Points in the Making of American Cuisine (Columbia University Press, 2008) and the Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink (Oxford University Press, 2007).

He was recently interviewed by CBS news about movie popcorn. Check out the story and then join us Tuesday to get the lowdown on American food and drink!

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