Why We Eat Sandwiches on Our Lunch Break: The evolution of the American worker's midday meal

  • Publication Date:
    October 2013
  • Report Number:
    TCBR138

In this adaptation from Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal, Abigail Carroll takes us through the evolution of the lunch break, from millworkers' lunch pails to elite Manhattan lunch clubs to the classic business lunch. And she looks at what we eat, including how sandwiches—the perfect handheld meal—became the standard lunchtime fare.

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