Episode 160: Andrew Smith

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This week on A Taste of the Past the subject is New York City food Linda speaks with Andrew Smith author of New York City A Food Biography about the history of food in New York City Andrew brings us back thousands of years and describes what the food culture were like throughout time After the break they discuss some specific food establishments such as the automat and the supermarket that imposed varying levels of change on the food industry in New York and nationwide This program has been sponsored by Whole Foods Market Todays music provided by Four Lincolns From about the 1830s on New York City became the major sugar refinery not just for the north but for the entire country 15 25 New York is really the beginning of what we think of as bagels 20 25 Andrew Smith on A Taste of the Past Click here to visit this podcast episode