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New from American Palate West: A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine

September 20, 2013

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Grilled oysters with chermoula on a bed of rock salt. Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar. 2013. Courtesy of Pamela Heiligenthal.

Let the flavors of the Pacific Northwest dance across your palate. This October, History Press West is excited to debut a new American Palate title exploring the roots of Northwest food and drink… With a dash of humor and a sprinkling of recipes, culinarian Marc Hinton chronicles the bounty of the Pacific Northwest from the […]

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A Tradition of Apricots: Father’s Day Feature from Author Robin Chapman

June 12, 2013


Santa Clara Valley postcard. Courtesy Robin Chapman.

“Nowhere else in the world was anything like this to be seen; neither is there anything like it to be seen now. Thousands came to California year after year to see the breathtaking beauty of these fruitful valleys. We are greatly poorer to have lost most of it…” — Robert Couchman Robin Chapman’s book, California […]

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New from American Palate West: Lost Sacramento Eateries

June 6, 2013


Coral Reef. Courtesy Bob Miller

Frank Fat’s banana cream pie, fettuccine with asparagus and mushroom from Americo’s, and Merlino’s Orange Freeze present a taste of who we were and are. History Press West is delighted to announce a new American Palate title from authors Maryellen Burns and Keith Burns featuring delicious stories from Sacramento’s historic eateries. As the authors write in […]

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Call for Proposals: American Palate West

January 17, 2013


Hall-Bergfeld vineyards. Courtesy of Hall Wines.

Stick a fork in it! History Press is now proudly flying the American Palate flag! Have an appetite for history? The History Press is delighted to share the newly minted American Palate series, which showcases our growing list of food and drink histories, including books that tell the story behind a landmark family food business, […]

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