Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release Date: 2016-10-19
Genre: Social Science
"Nonstop Metropolis, the culminating volume in a trilogy of atlases, conveys innumerable unbound experiences of New York City through twenty-six imaginative maps and informative essays. Bringing together the insights of dozens of experts-from linguists to music historians, ethnographers, urbanists, and environmental journalists-amplified by cartographers, artists, and photographers, it explores all five boroughs of New York City and parts of nearby New Jersey. We are invited to travel through Manhattan's playgrounds, from polyglot Queens to many-faceted Brooklyn, and from the resilien Bronx to the mystical kung fu hip-hop mecca of Staten Island. The contributors to this exquisitely designed and gorgeously illustrated volume celebrate New York City's unique vitality, its incubation of the avant-garde, and its literary history, but they also critique its racial and economic inequality, environmental impact, and erasure of its past. Nonstop Metropolis allows us to excavate New York's buried layers, to scrutinize its political heft, and to discover the unexpected in one of the most iconic cities in the world. It is both a challenge and homage to how New Yorkers think of their city, and how the world sees this capital of capitalism, culture, immigration, and more." -- Publisher's description.
Michelin s new Map & Guide series offers a novel approach to travel and exploration. Navigate the city, map by map, with top attractions, as well as suggestions for shopping, dining or taking a quick break, pinpointed on the maps. At every step of the way you ll know exactly what to see and do in the immediate vicinity. It's a great way to orient yourself and learn the lay of the land. Compact Paris Map & Guide is THE go-to guide for spontaneous, unstructured travel. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE"
Author: AA Staff
Release Date: 2006
The fourth edition of this large scale map of Spain and Portugal includes additional information on traffic services, garages, road side assistance, car hire, airports, railways, tourist information centres adn weather information.
Updated Michelin Africa Morocco Map 742 in its sturdy cardboard cover with a legend in English is invaluable to anyone driving in Morocco because it spotlights road suitability for vehicles, an important consideration where many roads are not paved and seasonal weather can affect driving. Visitors to Morocco will appreciate the tourist points of interest indicated on the map, while the glossary of common Arabic and Berber words will enrich their understanding of the countryside. For effective trip planning before and during the journey, turn to Michelin maps.
NEW FEATURES: The newly updated Michelin Italy Road Atlas (scale: 1:200,000) is the ideal take-along for car trips. Its grid-style format allows for highly detailed, easy-to-use mapping on a manageable page size and includes plenty of sightseeing points of interest pulled from Michelin's travel guide series, as well as large-scale urban maps, presented in the context of their surrounding area. It's easy to navigate through the atlas with a grid key at the beginning of the atlas and a mini-locator map on each page. Travel with confidence with a Michelin atlas.
Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
Release Date: 2017-05-30
Rick Steves Pocket guidebooks truly are a “tour guide in your pocket.” This colorful, compact 220-page book includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map. Included in Rick Steves Pocket Rome: Sights: the National Museum, Palatine Hill, Trajan's Column, Market, and Imperial Forums, Baths of Diocletian, Appian Way, St. Peter-in-Chains, Pilgrim's Tour of Rome, Jewish Ghetto, and Capitoline Museums Walks and Tours: Colosseum Tour, Roman Forum Tour, Night Walk Across Rome, Pantheon Tour, Vatican Museum Tour, St. Peter's Basilica Tour, and Borghese Gallery
Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Bonjour! From ordering a café au lait in Paris to making new friends in the Loire Valley, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances and comes complete with phonetic spelling, an English-French and French-English dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Louvre. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' French Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's sac à dos.
The completely revised new edition of the best‐selling restaurant guidebook, which sold over 100,000 copies. This is the ultimate restaurant guide written by the real experts: more than 600 of the world’s best chefs, including recommendations from René Redzepi, David Chang, Jason Atherton, Shannon Bennett, Helena Rizzo, Massimo Bottura, Yotam Ottolenghi, Yoshihiro Narisawa and hundreds more. The book features more than 3,000 restaurants in more than 70 countries, including detailed city maps, reviews, reservation policies, key information and honest comments from the chefs themselves. Where Chefs Eat will once again be available as an App released to coincide with publication.
Over 130 comfort food classics revisited by Chopped judge and one of New York's favorite chefs Marc Murphy has been cooking in the finest kitchens in the world for nearly 30 years. Now, the chef and owner of four popular New York City restaurants, and regular judge on Food Network’s top-rated show Chopped, has finally written his first cookbook. In Season with Authority, Murphy’s dishes are without pretense and the recipes are perfect for the home cook. Murphy presents his favorite recipes using simple methods that produce extraordinary results. There are comfort foods such as Spaghetti alla Carbonara, Smoked Mozzarella and Ricotta Fritters, and Pain Perdu, along with best-ever versions of familiar dishes like the “Everything Bagel” Cured Salmon with Dill Slaw, Deviled Eggs with Fried Oysters, and his award-winning Big Marc Burger. Murphy also includes recipes for staples that elevate cooking to the next level, like Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette, Homemade Ricotta, and Pesto Genovese. These are recipes that home cooks will turn to again and again and are sure to impress.
“The best, funniest, most revealing inside look at the restaurant biz since Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential.” —Jay McInerney With a new foreword by Mario Batali Joe Bastianich is unquestionably one of the most successful restaurateurs in America—if not the world. So how did a nice Italian boy from Queens turn his passion for food and wine into an empire? In Restaurant Man, Joe charts a remarkable journey that first began in his parents’ neighborhood eatery. Along the way, he shares fascinating stories about his establishments and his superstar chef par tners—his mother, Lidia Bastianich, and Mario Batali. Ever since Anthony Bourdain whet literary palates with Kitchen Confidential, restaurant memoirs have been mainstays of the bestseller lists. Serving up equal parts rock ’n’ roll and hard-ass business reality, Restaurant Man is a compelling ragu-to-riches chronicle that foodies, businessmen, and aspiring restauranteurs alike will be hankering to read.
Author: Robert Neuwirth
Publisher: Black Dog Pub Limited
Release Date: 2013-06
Following on from the success of Mapping London, Mapping New York is a richly illustrated survey of the urban and social history of New York City. From early woodblock engravings to the latest satellite images available of Manhattan, these maps show the intricate story of the development of one of the world’s most populous cities.