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The Culinary History Collection at the Newcomb College Institute’s Vorhoff Library welcomes the addition of 400 books from Richard Collin. 

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The Culinary History Collection at the Newcomb College Institute’s Vorhoff Library welcomes the addition of 400 books from Richard Collin, New Orleans’ first newspaper restaurant critic. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

February 15, 2012

Aidan Smith
asmith41@tulane.edu

More than 400 books from the personal estate of food author and critic Richard Collin are available to the public at the Newcomb College Institute’s Nadine Vorhoff Library on the Tulane University uptown campus.

Collin, author of The New Orleans Underground Gourmet (1970), the first book-length guide to local restaurants, was an icon in the city’s culinary community. He was the Crescent City’s first newspaper restaurant critic, starting at theNew Orleans States-Item in 1972. More...

 

 

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