In the early 20th century, department store tea rooms and restaurants were a favorite dining spot for the women (and even some men!) who needed to refuel while enjoying a day of shopping. Dainty Dining gives readers a glimpse inside some of the tea rooms of yesteryear, where the customers enjoyed such classics as Frozen Fruit Salad, Chicken Pot Pie, Chicken Salad and Wellesley Fudge Cake.
The flagship department stores featured in the book include Bullock’s Wilshire, Burdines, Denver Dry Goods, Filene’s, Frederick & Nelson, Gimbels, Hess’s, The Higbee Company, J. L. Hudson Co., Innes Department Store, F. & R. Lazarus, R.H. Macy & Co., Maison Blanche, Marshall Field, Miller & Rhoads, Neiman Marcus, Rich’s, John Wanamaker, Woodward & Lothrop and Younker Brothers. Read and enjoy a delicious taste of the past!