New York: Random House, 1978.
Large octavo (24.5 x 16.5 cm.), xx, 298,  pages. Illustrated with photographic portraits of the chefs. Index. FIRST EDITION. An important collection of personal portraits of, and recipes by, the African-American chefs of New Orleans. in the 1960s and 70s. Chefs portrayed include Nathaniel Burton (Broussard's), Raymond Thomas Sr. (French Market Seafood House), Leah Chase (Dooky Chase), Annie Laura Squalls (Caribbean Room at Hotel Pontchartrain), Louis Evans (also Caribbean Room), Austin Leslie (Chez Helene), Charles Bailey (Braniff Place), Henry Carr (Manale's), Rosa Barganier (Corinee Dunbar's), Malcom Ross (Galatoire's), Larry Williamson (also Galatoire's), Sherman Crayton (Vieux Carre Restaurant), Louisa Joshua & Letitia Parker (Bon Ton Restaurant), Rochester Anderson (Caribbean Room) and Charles Kirkland (Broussard's). Small ink ownership stamp of an ant to free front endpaper, otherwise very good, in dark brown cloth with copper-stamped title. Very slight edge wear, to an otherwise fine, unclipped dust jacket.