Menus That Made History reviewed in American Way
A nice interview/feature/review in the American Airline's magazine American Way which describes it as "A blend of scholarship and whimsy". Here's a snippet:
"The book also incorporates recipes for specific dishes from some of the menus. The home chef can re-create a spicy stew presented at King Midas’ funeral around 700 B.C.—featuring lamb marinated in honey and olive oil, grilled and served with lentils, star anise and fennel—or perhaps the corn bread offered at the first Thanksgiving dinner in 1621."