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Author Day, Leslie, 1945-
Title Honeybee hotel : the Waldorf Astoria's rooftop garden and the heart of NYC / Leslie Day.
Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11  638 D    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 186 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-177) and index.
Contents Welcome to the Waldorf -- The first American tycoon : John Jacob Astor in NYC -- Before the Empire State Building, the Waldorf Astoria stood here -- Life of the honeybee : from egg to adult -- A good chef is like a musician : David Garcelon's journey -- Life of the female honeybee : janitor, forager, and everything in-between -- An idea blossoms : Chef Garcelon's first hotel garden and apiary -- Life of the male honeybee : the drone -- Twenty stories high : a vision of the Waldorf's honeybee garden -- Life of the queen : mother of them all -- Bringing bees and a garden to the Waldorf -- Beekeeping through the ages -- A match made in heaven : St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel -- In the dark of the hive : the sensory world of the honeybee -- Across the street, but worlds apart : feeding the hungry at St. Bart's -- Apples, lavender, tomatoes, and tarragon -- exploring the Waldorf's garden with Chef Betz -- Wings! -- Fare Share Friday : New York City hotels give back -- Epilogue. Saving the treasures at the Waldorf -- Waldorf Astoria kitchen and Peacock Alley bar recipes using honey.
Subject Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Bee culture -- New York (State) -- New York.
Roof gardening -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Honey plants.
Cooking (Honey)
Added Title Waldorf Astoria's rooftop garden and the heart of NYC
ISBN 9781421426242 hardcover ; alkaline paper
1421426242 hardcover ; alkaline paper
9781421426259 electronic book
1421426250 electronic book