Old-Fashioned Elegance



As polished silver, tuxedoed bellmen, and pressed linen napery go the way of handwritten thank-you notes, Palm Springs historian Peter Moruzzi celebrates and inspires midcentury elegance in his latest book, Classic Dining: Discovering America’s Finest Mid-Century Restaurants. The retro-style volume showcases hip continental dining spots in Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, New Orleans, and Palm Springs (Lyons English Grille and Melvyn’s Restaurant).

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