Tea & Sympathy

The Life of An English Teashop in New York
Naughton, Anita, 1961- (Book - 2002)
Tea & Sympathy
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Penguin Putnam
In 1990 Nicola Perry, former tea lady at the London Stock Exchange, started living her dream. She found a storefront and opened Tea & Sympathy, an authentic amalgamation of English tea shop, mum's kitchen, and working man's café right in the heart of New York. Anita Naughton was one of her first waitresses, and from day one she kept an anecdotal record of the place, encapsulating the charm, flavor, and enigmatic patrons that are the atmosphere of the restaurant.

Together they have created a colorful biography spanning the first decade of this landmark eatery: from the early days, when they kept their meager profits in a teapot, to nowadays, when they keep celebrities (British, American, or otherwise) waiting for a table along with everyone else. Complete with sixty recipes and photographs of food and popular visitors, this is a quintessential taste of England ready to take home.

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One of the original waitresses of the Greenwich Avenue teashop looks at life behind the scenes of the popular restaurant, and offers recipes for dishes including bubble & squeak, baked rice pudding, and Yorkshire pudding.

Authors: Naughton, Anita, 1961-
Statement of Responsibility: Anita Naughton ; with 60 recipes and an introduction by Nicola Perry
Title: Tea & Sympathy
the life of an English teashop in New York
Publisher: New York : Putnam, c2002
Characteristics: 195 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Sold by: Putnam
Subject Headings: Cooking New York (State) New York Tea & Sympathy (Tea shop) History
Topical Term: Cooking
Alternate Title: Tea and Sympathy
LCCN: 2002068366
ISBN: 0399149376
Research Call Number: JFE 03-9919
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