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“You can't go wrong with Union Oyster House Cookbook”
—Bobby Flay

Union Oyster House Cookbook: Recipes from America's Oldest Restaurant

by Jean Kerr and Spencer Smith

Union Oyster House Cookbook Established in 1826, Boston's Union Oyster House is the country's oldest continuously operated restaurant. As well as recounting the 180-year history of the restaurant and its Boston environs, Union Oyster House Cookbook has more than 50 of the restaurant’s most famous recipes adapted for home use.

“The newly published Union Oyster House Cookbook is everything you’d want from America’s oldest restaurant. Lots of recipes, appetizing food photographs and fascinating facts about the legendary eatery, which was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2003.” Boston Herald

“I’m delighted that the Union Oyster House has decided to share its special recipes. This beautiful volume is an invitation to everyone, residents and visitors alike, to create and savor those famous dishes at home”--From the Preface by Massachusetts Senator Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy

“It’s no small feat to transcribe both the legend and the legendary fare of Boston’s Union House Oyster House into one book, but Jean Kerr and Spencer Smith have managed to do it again. Whether you’re a fan of classic seafood dishes, history, or both, you can’t go wrong with Union Oyster House Cookbook.”—Bobby Flay, chef/restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality



ISBN 0-9786899-1-7, $12.95

128 pages, 6 x 9, softcover, September 2007

60 color and b/w illustrations