All Around the Town: A New York Cookbook With Hundreds of Recipes from New York’s Finest Restaurants, 1972: Cookbook written by noted food writers Ceil Dyer and Rosalind Cole and published in 1972 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis and New York. Hard cover book with dust jacket. 384 pages. Presumed first edition, first printing, no other being mentioned. This copy is in as-if-new condition, just like you pulled it off the shelves at Barnes & Noble.
The cookbook is organized by country of origin, with one part on Continental Food, one on English and Irish Food, one on German and Middle European Food, one on Russian Food, one on Greek and Near and Middle Eastern Food, one on Asian Food, one on Mexican and Latin-American Food, and one on American Food. It includes recipes from many small, neighborhood restaurants you may not have heard of. The Ho Ho Restaurant? Cheshire Cheese Restaurant? Swiss Center Restaurant? As well as many very famous ones, like 21, and Russian Tea Room, and Delmonico.