New York: Viking Press, 1944. First Edition, First Printing. Green cloth, white titles; The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with soiling from use on the cloth. 8vo, 8.25 inches tall; 150 pages with an index.
Good / No dust Jacket. Item #15741
For over 50 years, George Mardikian stood at the helm of Omar Khayyam's, his world famous restaurant in downtown San Francisco. Customers came to indulge in once-exotic dishes like shish kebab and dolma.
Mardikian himself, which LIFE magazine once referred to as "the most favorable man in America." Mardikian, an Armenian-American immigrant, revolutionized Middle Eastern cuisine in America, introducing masses to the spices and flavors of a far away, unfamiliar world