97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

by Jane Ziegelman


Curator Reviews

Cortney Burns and Nick Balla

This is a great glimpse into early immigrant life in New York City seen through the lens of food and cohabitation.  It gives a picture of where we came from and how we have become the fusion culinary culture we are today.  For me, it feels as though I’m seeing the world through my grandparents' eyes as they traveled from Poland and Lithuania through Ellis Island, finally settling in Chicago. It helps paint a picture of my personal past.

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