New Seltzer Article in Wall Street Journal; Mentions My Book

There’s a great new article in the Wall Street Journal on seltzer, “Buy Into These Bubbles: Seltzer’s Fizz Is Back.” Below is the excerpt that quotes me: Barry Joseph, an associate director at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, began researching seltzer more than a decade ago after writing a review of […]

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Trying Phosphates and More at Hamilton’s Soda Fountain and Luncheonette

Today my family took my sister for her birthday to Hamilton’s Soda Fountain & Luncheonette, in Greenwich Village. The food is fantastic and cheap – old style luncheonette food at old fashioned prices (a hot dog for $2) – but the star is by far the soda fountain. Alex, the soda jerk, was generous enough […]

The word Seltzer across time and space

As I’ve focused more on writing the book and less on this blog, my comments about the project tend to appear more often on the Facebook page dedicated to the project. But I am playing now with Google’s Ngram viewer, that lets you search for occurrence of words to unearth hidden meanings. Let’s look at […]

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Forward Article: The Next Generation of ‘the Seltzer Man’

Below is a copy of a wonderful new article by Leah Koenig in the Forward about the seltzer revival at the center of my book (the book, btw, is now in a draft manuscript form and being shopped around). The Next Generation of ‘the Seltzer Man’ Something Big Is Bubbling From Coast to Coast If […]