Everybody Eats There: Inside the World's Legendary Restaurants by William Stadiem and Mara Gibbs is a 370-page hardcover published by Artisan, a division of Workman Published Company, Inc. Stated first printing of February 2007. The dust jacket has light edge wear. Inside, the book is in very good condition.
Here's an insider's tour of 100 of the world's most fabulous, most delicious, and most exclusive restaurants--of their back stories and back rooms, of their menus and off-the-menu specialties, of their clientele and chefs, and of what it's like to be there: sometimes intimidating, usually mouthwatering, always entertaining. Here's also an eye-opening social history of their fascinating rise to power, of their risky decisions and tipping-point moments, of food-world brand-building and gossip-column infighting. From the industry canteens of Beverly Hills to the power rooms of Midtown Manhattan, from the fashion shows in Paris and the royalty shows in London to the skin shows in St. Tropez and the gun shows in Moscow, from Tokyo's staggeringly expensive French restaurants to Sao Paolo's staggeringly delicious Italian restaurants, Everybody Eats There is the ultimate food trip.
Part travelogue, part social commentary, part business manual, and part history of dining, this is a witty, insightful, meticulously researched, and utterly delectable romp through the most celebrity-packed restaurants in the world. Plus, what to order (and what not to wear) if you ever find yourself seated on the Wall of Fame at Spago, the Line at Elaine's, or the Notre Dame perch at La Tour d'Argent.