Hippo Cook Book 1969 Hippopotamus Hamburger Restaurant Cookbook Jack Falvey Wolo Art Nitty Gritty Book

$74.91

1 in stock

SKU: 156-1306 Categories: , ,

Description

“Hippo Cook Book” subtitled “Hippopotamus Hamburger Cook Book” by Jack Falvey with art and drawings by Wolo von Trutzschler / Pacific Productions. A Nitty Gritty Book published by Nitty Gritty Productions in 1969, the cookbook is a soft cover measuring 5¼ x 8¼ inches with 158 pages. It is in good used condition with some wear / stains to the covers, the pages are clean and unmarked.

Synopsis

The original Hippopotamus Hamburger was a San Francisco restaurant on Van Ness Avenue in the 1950s and 1960s located in a large building that formerly housed a grocery store. The Hippo specialized in hamburgers – especially large hamburgers. This book, published in 1969, is full of recipes from San Francisco’s Hippopotamus Hamburger Restaurant. This place was serious about creative hamburgers — you’ll find such recipes as The Cannibalburger (aka Steak Tartare), The Stanfordburger, The Kyotoburger, and The Bourbonburger in the book. Also, nearly every page is accompanied by a cute, clever illustration from artist Wolo von Trutzschler, the restaurant’s signature artist. The Hippo Cook Book is a treasure from the past, full of the recipes that made the Hippo famous.

Please note: At Checkout the first shipping selection is always priority mail. Cheaper media mail shipping is also available for this book, just select media mail as your shipping option.

Additional information

Weight 14 oz
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 3 in