About Paul @mornayphf
Paul Freedman is the Chester D. Tripp Professor of History at Yale where he specializes in medieval social history, the history of Catalonia, comparative studies of the peasantry, trade in luxury products and the history of cuisine. His latest book is "Ten Restaurants That Changed America" (Liveright/Norton, 2016).
Paul’s Recent Stories
Economy Nov 25How this Harlem restaurant changed America
“You can’t write a book about American food without giving a big place to African American cuisine, which is arguably what American cuisine is at heart.”…
Economy Sep 28How fast-food killed off the restaurant chain that made highway food popular
Like a murderously rebellious child, the fast-food industry did eventually kill the restaurant chain that had thought up so many of its innovations.