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The New Woman’s Guide to Cocktails: Punch & Prohibition in Progressive Era America

February 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$5 – $10

Welcome Dr. Laura Carlson, food historian and host of The Feast podcast, as she talks about Victorian women and the emergence of cocktail culture. She takes a more in depth look and puts an Arizona twist on her recent episode on the first cocktail party and entertaining in the late 19th/early 20th century home.

5pm – Tour of the new Plate Expectations exhibit inside the Rosson House (optional)
6pm – Talk by Laura Carlson
Signed The Feast items on sale following the talk
Refreshments provided, of course.

$10 per person, reserve in advance as seating is extremely limited. Parking at Heritage Garage receives discount validation.

This talk marks the opening of our new exhibit Plate Expectations: Victorian Dining, Decorum & Dishes on view in the Rosson House beginning February 21, 2018. Learn more here.


About Laura Carlson

Carlson is a food historian and writer based in Toronto, Ontario. She produces and hosts The Feast Podcast, a radio show and podcast dedicated to the great meals that made history. With a doctorate in history from Oxford University, Laura has taught history and classics in England and Canada for the past seven years. When not producing podcasts, you can also find her leading tours on Toronto’s great food history. Find out more about Laura and The Feast by visiting www.thefeastpodcast.org.


About The Feast
The Feast is a podcast where meals make history. Find out how food and drink has changed the course of history, from royal banquets to revolutionary lunch counters.

What ancient and medieval foods are lurking in your kitchen cabinet? Discover the histories behind your favorite recipes, from tofu to ketchup to beer. We trace the origins of iconic dishes from all over the world, exploring their significance to the cultures and communities that made them.

Because food is just history on a plate. Dig in.



February 22, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$5 – $10
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The Bungalow@Heritage Square
602 E Adams Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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