Flash in the pan: the life and death of an American restaurant

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Simon and Schuster, 1992 - Business & Economics - 302 pages
An account of the rise and fall of a New York City restaurant describes how The Falls became the ultimate downtown hangout in the early 1990s, going behind the scenes to introduce its owners, investors, chefs, waiters, and others. 17,500 first printing.

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The topic of this book was fascinating, but the style was very tough to slog through. I only made it halfway through the book before I couldn't take it anymore. It's written with the same style as a ... Read full review

FLASH IN THE PAN: The Life and Death of an American Restaurant

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To all those who dream of opening a restaurant, this uninspired account of an uninspired and unsuccessful enterprise offers little comfort. Both of the partners in The Falls, which opened in downtown ... Read full review


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Blum is the television critic for the New York Sun and teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He lives with his wife and children in New York City.

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