Sunday, March 16, 2003
Traditional British food
posted by Jonathan Calder |
Britain's first Indian restaurant was pre-Victorian: the Hindostanee Coffee house opened in 1809 at 34 George Street, Portman Square (over fifty years before the first fish and chip shop began trading in the market square at Mossley, Lancashire, in 1863).
Matthew Sweet Inventing the Victorians (2001)