Zedel: Traditions and recipes from a grand brasserie


Think ‘grand café’ and the image that immediately springs to mind is a decadent, smoke-filled place populated by coffee-drinking thinkers, writers and artists in 1930s Europe. Along with the brasserie, the grand café combines an opulent setting exclusively for the everyman. Zédel is such a place. Housed in a 1915 hotel off London’s Piccadilly Circus, it was restored to its former grandeur and re-opened in 2012 with all the charm and distinction of Art Deco Paris. 

In this book, A. A. Gill explores the origins of the grand café and pays homage to the character of Zédel. Much more than just a restaurant, Zédel houses a bustling
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ISBN:

9781849494670

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

128

Dimensions:

14cm x 21cm

Weight:

510g

RRP:

$34.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Published:

01 July 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A. A. Gill

A. A. Gill was born in Edinburgh. He is the television and restaurant critic for The Sunday Times and is a contributing editor to GQ, Vanity Fair and Australian Gourmet Traveller magazines. He is the author of several best-selling books, including Zedel:Traditions and recipes from a grand brasserie and Here and There: collected travel writing.