“How Prohibition Changed America” by Richard Foss
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Richard FossAuthor, Speaker
Richard Foss has been writing professionally since 1986, when he started reviewing restaurants for a Los Angeles newspaper. He has contributed to over forty different publications, including the Encyclopedia of World Food Cultures and Oxford Companion to Sweets. Richard has taught culinary history in extension programs, done lecture tours in the US, Australia and New Zealand, been a culinary consultant for museums, and is a member of the board of the Culinary Historians of Southern California. His book on the history of rum, Rum: A Global History, was published in 2012. Food in the Air and Space was released in 2014. He is the Executive Director of Collage: A Place for Art and Culture, a nonprofit arts center located in San Pedro, California.