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My failed encounter with the first feminist restaurant in America, with a short history of Mother Courage Restaurant (1972-1977)

It was the days around New Year’s Eve 1977-1978, in New York City. With E., who had just flown in from Italy, we decided to dine at a restaurant whose magazine listing said “for feminists and their friends” (and we are friends, aren’t we?), where conversation bounces from table to table and is more interesting than food (well, you cannot have it all). The address was W. 11th Street, in […]

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Il mio incontro mancato con Mother Courage, il primo ristorante femminista d’America (capodanno 1977)

Nella versione inglese di questo post ho ricevuto il 29 maggio 2016 questo messaggio, una vera sorpresa: “Sorry to have disappointed you on that snowy night back in the day. But I was really burned out! Best, Jill Ward”. Erano i giorni intorno al capodanno 1977-1978 a New York. Con E. appena arrivato dall’Italia decidiamo di provare un ristorante di cui il listing dice “for feminists and their friends” (e […]

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