THE MUSSO AND FRANK GRILL
(MUSSO & FRANK). Michael Callahan with an introduction by Michael Connelly. I00210128. Hardbound. New.
9780578506371The oldest restaurant in Hollywood – the legendary Musso & Frank Grill -- has published a wonderful book about its history, lore, cuisine, clientele, and staff, a great tribute to a truly Great Place (Written by Michael Callahan with an introduction by novelist Michael Connelly). A family business for over 100 years, this Los Angeles treasure has been a sanctuary for more creative titans than there is space to list here. Anthony Bourdain said "There are but a handful of restaurants in the world where you can stop inside and immediately think: 'I'm home.' Musso & frank is one of them. Jonathan Gold said "Musso & Frank is the most L.A. of all of L.A. restaurants. It's the place to contentedly while away an evening over Welsh Rarebit and a couple of Gibsons, knowing that you are sitting in the place where William Faulkner blew out his liver." 'The Musso & Frank Grill' tells the whole story, including details about its founders, its food and its staff as well as stories of the Hollywood legends who became Musso’s regulars. This is the tale of its own rise to fame in Tinsel Town—both on and off screen. Bonus: They’ve even included a few of their most beloved recipes.Legendary as it is, it's a real place and like so many of our cultural and culinary treasures, it could use your support right now. While it's no substitute for sitting at the bar behind a perfect martini with that sidecar, purchasing this book helps support the legendary haunt beloved by so many.
If you are fan, like us, please note that a GoFundMe campaign has been established to help the restaurant's staff -- please consider helping them out if you can. Money raised will be split, with 50 percent going toward ongoing health care/medical insurance and 50 percent for living expenses, for the restaurant’s 84 employees who are currently furloughed. Merchandise sales, including that of this book, also contribute to the fund. https://www.gofundme.com/f/musso-frank-employee-relief-fund
Inventory Number: I00210128