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Honeybee hotel : the Waldorf Astoria's rooftop garden and the heart of NYC / Leslie Day.

Author/Creator:
Day, Leslie, 1945- author.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 186 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.).
Bee culture -- New York (State) -- New York.
Roof gardening -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Honeybee.
Honey plants.
Cooking (Honey).
Bee culture.
Roof gardening.
New York (State) -- New York.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Welcome to the Waldorf
The first American tycoon : John Jacob Astor in NYC
Before the Empire State Building, the Waldorf Astoria stood here
Life of the honeybee : from egg to adult
A good chef is like a musician : David Garcelon's journey
Life of the female honeybee : janitor, forager, and everything in-between
An idea blossoms : Chef Garcelon's first hotel garden and apiary
Life of the male honeybee : the drone
Twenty stories high : a vision of the Waldorf's honeybee garden
Life of the queen : mother of them all
Bringing bees and a garden to the Waldorf
Beekeeping through the ages
A match made in heaven : St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel
In the dark of the hive : the sensory world of the honeybee
Across the street, but worlds apart : feeding the hungry at St. Bart's
Apples, lavender, tomatoes, and tarragon
exploring the Waldorf's garden with Chef Betz
Wings!
Fare Share Friday : New York City hotels give back
Epilogue. Saving the treasures at the Waldorf
Waldorf Astoria kitchen and Peacock Alley bar recipes using honey.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-177) and index.
ISBN:
9781421426242
1421426242
9781421426259
1421426250
OCLC:
1021064014
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