Eugene Walter enjoys iconic status in the culinary world, in southern culture, and in literary circles. He is well known as the author of the classic cookbook, American Cooking: Southern Style, published in 1971 as part of the Time-Life Foods of the World series. A southern Renaissance man, Eugene Walter (1921-98) was a pioneering food writer, a champion of southern foodways and culture, and a legendary personality among food lovers. The Happy Table of Eugene Walter is a revelation to anyone interested in today’s booming scene in vintage and artisanal drinks–from bourbon and juleps to champagne and punch–and a southern twist on America’s culinary heritage. Donald Goodman and Thomas Head coedited The Happy Table of Eugene Walter.
The Happy Table of Eugene Walter, assembled and edited by Walter’s literary executor, Donald Goodman, and food writer Thomas Head, is a cooThe Happy Table of Eugene Walter: Southern Spirits in Food and Drink - Donald Goodman and Thomas Head