French-Watching in 1850: Feeding Time at a Popular Restaurant

. The French culinary lifestyle—such as a family eating in a restaurant—surprised many mid-century travelers. In their home countries, eating in a public place made sense only when a person was away from her home and its safe food. This was a habit in France as well until the 1789 revolution. With the aristocrats guillotined … Continue reading French-Watching in 1850: Feeding Time at a Popular Restaurant