The History Behind “A Place at the Table”

During the summer of 2011, Susan Rebecca White lived in Manhattan so she could better research the world of Café Nicholson, the real-life (now shuttered) restaurant that inspired Café Andres in A Place at the Table.

Read this 1982 New York Times interview with Johnny Nicholson, former owner of the Cafe Nicholson.

Learn more about the outstanding life of Edna Lewis, the legendary chef who began her culinary career at the Cafe Nicholson.