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Roberts Restaurant

Roberts Restaurant

Expats in Thailand

  • Author: Andreas Tietjen
  • Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
  • ISBN: 3734757835
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 224
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Das Restaurant des deutschen Auswanderers Robert Fendrich wird in der thailändischen Kleinstadt Sisaket zum Anlaufpunkt der in der Umgebung ansässigen Ausländer. Durch die thailändischen Gesetze zur Untätigkeit gezwungen und mit kaum überwindbaren sprachlichen und kulturellen Verständigungsproblemen konfrontiert, bilden sie in der Fremde eine fragile Schicksalsgemeinschaft. Die unterschiedlichen Geschichten dieser »Expats« zeigen dem Leser die Integrationsprobleme von Auswanderern, die ihren Alltag in einem vermeintlichen Paradies fristen. Die Spanne der Erlebnisse reicht vom langsamen Abstieg des Schweizer Bahnpensionärs Walter in den Alkoholismus, über die Ausflüge des melancholischen Mopedfans Ruud, bis zur lustig-absurden Odyssee des Japaners Kiyoshi. Dem Leser wird humorvoll und spannend ein Blick hinter die Fassaden eines faszinierenden Landes gewährt, von welchem die meisten Urlauber nur die schönen Strände kennen lernen.

Flugangst ... und weitere amüsante Kurzgeschichten

Flugangst ... und weitere amüsante Kurzgeschichten

Dirk und Tanja

  • Author: Andreas Tietjen
  • Publisher: TWENTYSIX
  • ISBN: 3740718676
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 200
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Wieso muss ein Mensch mit Flugangst ausgerechnet einen neuen Job in der Luftfahrt bekommen? Welche großen Geheimnisse verbergen sich hinter den Vorhängen von Umkleidekabinen? Woran liegt es tatsächlich, dass die Bahn niemals pünktlich ist? Warum kann eine Präsentation nicht einfach mal ohne Probleme klappen? Wie viel kostet ein kostenloses Wochenende an der Ostsee wirklich? Wer ist eigentlich auf den bescheuerten Namen Dampfi 2000 gekommen? All diese, und viele weitere Fragen, die den Alltag von Dirk und Tanja genauso stark betreffen, wie das Leben der meisten Menschen, werden in diesem Buch ausgiebig beantwortet. Dirk und Tanja sind ein typisches, kinderloses Paar unserer Zeit. Anfang Dreißig, unabhängig, stilbewusst, vielleicht manchmal eine Spur zu materialistisch eingestellt. Einen Gewissensausgleich schaffen sie sich mit dem bevorzugten Konsum von Bio-Produkten und einer kritischen Haltung zum Individualverkehr - alles unverkrampft und einem gesunden Alltagspragmatismus untergeordnet. »Ein Autor ist irgendwie immer mit dem Schreiben beschäftigt, aber nicht aus jeder Geschichte, die ihm in den Sinn kommt, muss unbedingt ein tiefschürfender Roman werden«, meint der Schriftsteller Andreas Tietjen. »Wenn es aber so richtig Spaß gemacht hat, dann sollte man diesen Spaß auch mit den Lesern teilen!«

The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

  • Author: Brenda Assael
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0192549715
  • Category: History
  • Page: 272
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This is the first scholarly treatment of the history of public eating in London in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. The quotidian nature of eating out during the working day or evening should not be allowed to obscure the significance of the restaurant (defined broadly, to encompass not merely the prestigious West End restaurant, but also the modest refreshment room, and even the street cart) as a critical component in the creation of modern metropolitan culture. The story of the London restaurant between the 1840s and the First World War serves as an exemplary site for mapping the expansion of commercial leisure, the increasing significance of the service sector, the introduction of technology, the democratization of the public sphere, changing gender roles, and the impact of immigration. The London Restaurant incorporates the notion of 'gastro-cosmopolitanism' to highlight the existence of a diverse culture in London in this period that requires us to think, not merely beyond the nation, but beyond empire. The restaurant also had an important role in contemporary debates about public health and the (sometimes conflicting, but no less often complementary) prerogatives of commerce, moral improvement, and liberal governance. The London Restaurant considers the restaurant as a business and a place of employment, as well as an important site for the emergence of new forms of metropolitan experience and identity. While focused on London, it illustrates the complex ways in which cultural and commercial forces were intertwined in modern Britain, and demonstrates the rewards of writing histories which recognize the interplay between broad, global forces and highly localized spaces.

Creating Your Career in Communications and Entertainment

Creating Your Career in Communications and Entertainment

  • Author: Leonard Mogel
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • ISBN: 9780883622087
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 302
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This volume provides a survey of careers throughout the communications, media, and entertainment industries. Intended for readers interested in pursuing careers in media and entertainment.

Making It in Public Relations

Making It in Public Relations

  • Author: Leonard Mogel
  • Publisher: Leonard Mogel
  • ISBN: 9780982959664
  • Category:
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Royal Oak

Royal Oak

  • Author: Maureen McDonald,John S. Schultz
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
  • ISBN: 1439639450
  • Category: Photography
  • Page: 128
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Stories describe Michigan's first governor, Lewis Cass, signing a treaty with the Chippewa in 1819 and resting nearby with companions under a swamp oak a few miles north of Detroit. Cass told the story of Prince Charles II, who took refuge in 1651 under a mighty oak tree after the Battle of Worcester and lived to be crowned king. Cass later designated the locality, including the southernmost townships in Oakland County, as Royal Oak. This sector became a village in 1891 and a city in 1921. Strong roots have helped the "City of Trees" maintain its viability through the years. Home to William Beaumont Hospital, assorted high-tech graphic and sound studios, and a world-class zoo, today Royal Oak draws people into its pedestrian-friendly downtown for an eclectic mix of bars, sidewalk cafés, boutiques, theaters, and upscale lofts.

Restaurant Business

Restaurant Business

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Food service
  • Page: N.A
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Directory of Chain Restaurant Operators

Directory of Chain Restaurant Operators

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Restaurants
  • Page: N.A
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China to Chinatown

China to Chinatown

Chinese Food in the West

  • Author: J.A.G. Roberts
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books
  • ISBN: 1861896182
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 256
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China to Chinatown tells the story of one of the most notable examples of the globalization of food: the spread of Chinese recipes, ingredients and cooking styles to the Western world. Beginning with the accounts of Marco Polo and Franciscan missionaries, J.A.G. Roberts describes how Westerners’ first impressions of Chinese food were decidedly mixed, with many regarding Chinese eating habits as repugnant. Chinese food was brought back to the West merely as a curiosity. The Western encounter with a wider variety of Chinese cuisine dates from the first half of the 20th century, when Chinese food spread to the West with emigrant communities. The author shows how Chinese cooking has come to be regarded by some as among the world’s most sophisticated cuisines, and yet is harshly criticized by others, for example on the grounds that its preparation involves cruelty to animals. Roberts discusses the extent to which Chinese food, as a facet of Chinese culture overseas, has remained differentiated, and questions whether its ethnic identity is dissolving. Written in a lively style, the book will appeal to food historians and specialists in Chinese culture, as well as to readers interested in Chinese cuisine.

Cockles and Mussels

Cockles and Mussels

  • Author: Francis Forster
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 0595184421
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 165
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A week in the life of a medical student in Dublin in the '50s.

Remembrance of a Restaurant

Remembrance of a Restaurant

A Decameron of Dining

  • Author: Frank Palescandolo
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 0595197833
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 357
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Everyone will agree, a great Coney Island restaurant, one of a kind, is a coveted core sample of the late historical past. Imagine table talk and social customs of a pulsing patronage encased now in the cruel aspic of time. May I place you at a favored table facing a proscenium populated by diners—cooks, scullions, waiters, musicians of the cafe chantant scullery maids, deadbeats—and the notable and notorious of the years 1915-1975; an inscape for the "livingness" of an era. I, too, am playing my role, only consciously by writing what I remember in this loving memoir of a gathering place, a showplace of human kindred at its mellowed best. Not a history pinched by spinsterish qualms, bigoted asides, shrivelled libidos, and dyspeptic frowns, for bitter lips make for bitter palates, and stingy tipping. No, rather a free spending largesse cuore a cuore of matching vignettes, anecdotes, profiles, tintypes, tales and tattles in full bodied appearances. Restaurants are marvelous core samples of the past. How wonderful if all the great restaurants of the past were written up so devotedly and grandly!

Farm Fresh Georgia

Farm Fresh Georgia

The Go-To Guide to Great Farmers' Markets, Farm Stands, Farms, U-Picks, Kids' Activities, Lodging, Dining, Dairies, Festivals, Choose-and-Cut Christmas Trees, Vineyards and Wineries, and More

  • Author: Jodi Helmer
  • Publisher: UNC Press Books
  • ISBN: 1469611589
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 320
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The first guidebook of its kind for the Peach State, Farm Fresh Georgia leads food lovers, families, locals, and tourists on a lively tour of almost 400 farms and farm-related attractions, all open to the public and visited by travel writer Jodi Helmer. Here are irresistible opportunities to find farmers' markets, dine at a farm-to-table restaurant known for its chicken and waffles, buzz by an apiary, stay at an Arabian horse ranch and bed and breakfast, and visit an urban farm in Atlanta where kids build entrepreneurial skills. Organized by six state regions (Atlanta Metro, Upper Coastal Plain, Lower Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Appalachian, and Blue Ridge) and nine categories of attractions, the listings connect readers with Georgia's farms and reflect agritourism trends burgeoning in the South and the nation. Highlighting establishments that are independent and active in public education and sustainability, the book taps local food initiatives and celebrates the work of local farmers. Thirteen recipes gathered directly from farmers and chefs offer the farm-fresh tastes of Georgia.

Directory of Department Stores

Directory of Department Stores

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Chain stores
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Lodging and Restaurant Index

Lodging and Restaurant Index

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Food service management
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Directory of High-volume Independent Restaurants

Directory of High-volume Independent Restaurants

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Restaurants
  • Page: N.A
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Rosenzauber

Rosenzauber

Roman

  • Author: Nora Roberts
  • Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
  • ISBN: 3641095409
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 448
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Beckett Montgomery liebt seine Heimatstadt Boonsboro, wo er zusammen mit seinen beiden Brüdern begonnen hat, ein altes Hotel in ein modernes Bed & Breakfast umzubauen. Vor allem aber liebt er Clare Brewster, die nach dem Tod ihres Mannes nach Boonsboro zurückgekehrt ist und dort die Buchhandlung führt. Beckett hat es nie gewagt, Clare seine Gefühle zu offenbaren. Doch als die Eröffnung des „BoonsBoro Inn” näher rückt, fasst er schließlich Mut und bietet Clare eine private Führung an – denn jedes Zimmer ist nach einem großen Liebespaar benannt. Und tatsächlich scheint seine Idee die Bücherliebhaberin zu verzaubern. Aber Beckett ist nicht der Einzige, der Clares Herz gewinnen möchte ...

Knives on the Cutting Edge

Knives on the Cutting Edge

The Great Chefs' Dining Revolution

  • Author: Bob Macdonald
  • Publisher: Scarletta Press
  • ISBN: 0983021996
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 184
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A respectful yet unvarnished tribute to the greatest chefs in Europe and the United States who over the last two decades have led a revolution unlike any in the history of dining. Knives on the Cutting Edge is a culinary pilgrimage that examines the several current and important megatrends such as the rise of celebrity chefs, the healthy eating movement, and the growing emergence of bolder flavors in gourmet foods. Through visits to many of the world's greatest restaurants, Bob Macdonald provides anecdotes, personal insights, and memories that demystify the dining experience and make ordering wine at a restaurant an enjoyable hobby rather than a formidable ordeal.

Performance Standards for Restaurants

Performance Standards for Restaurants

A New Approach to Addressing the Obesity Epidemic

  • Author: Deborah Cohen,Rajiv Bhatia,Mary T. Story,Sugarman Stephen D.,Margo Wootan,Christina D. Economos,Linda Van Horn,Laurie P. Whitsel,Susan Roberts,Lisa M. Powell,Angela Odoms-Young,Jerome D. Williams,Brian Elbel,Jennifer Harris,Manel Kappagoda,Catherine M. Champagne,Kathleen Shields,Lenard I. Lesser,Tracy Fox,Nancy Becker
  • Publisher: Rand Corporation
  • ISBN: 0833082752
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 10
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This report presents the results of a conference of 38 national experts in nutrition and public health who met to develop performance standards that could guide restaurants toward facilitating healthier choices among consumers and that local communities or states could use as a model for developing and implementing either voluntary or mandatory certification programs.

Hospitality Foodservice

Hospitality Foodservice

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Food service management
  • Page: N.A
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International Directory of Company Histories

International Directory of Company Histories

  • Author: Thomas Derdak,Tina Grant
  • Publisher: St James Press
  • ISBN: 9781558623644
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 725
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Multi-volume major reference work bringing together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. For students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors.