The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World

Reviews

KIRKUS REVIEWS (7/14/19)

"A rich, complex account of Windows on the World . . . Stories of creation and destruction told in an informed and compassionate voice."

"starred"

THE NEW YORK POST (9/1/19)

"The city’s premier celebration venue, deeply woven into its social, culinary and business fabrics, deserved a proper history. Roston delivers it with power, detail, humor and heartbreak to spare."

"Splendid"

FORBES (9/10/19)

"Roston has crafted the most detailed, all-consuming and thoroughly spellbinding portrait of [New York City] during this daunting, delirious decade that I’ve ever read."

"enthralling"

AM NEW YORK (9/10/19)

"Crisply written, deeply researched."

"soup-to-nuts"

TOWN AND COUNTRY (9/5/19)

One of The Must-Read Books of Fall 2019

"no holds barred"

SHELF AWARENESS (9/17/19)

"A painstakingly researched, emotionally engaging account of the hard-won rise--and fall--of a landmark New York City restaurant."

"riveting and utterly heartbreaking"

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Speaker/Moderator

tom roston speaker film documentary journalist author panelist moderator restaurant food sxsw

Roston has been a frequent panelist and moderator at conferences and festivals across the country and in Canada. He has most often been asked to speak at film festivals as an expert on documentary film.