NYPL Exhibitions

Praise for Lunch Hour NYC

The Paris Review Daily (August 27, 2012): Power Lunches

The New Yorker (August 16, 2012): Confessions of a Ramadan Rookie

Norwalk Citizen (August 14, 2012): Lunch hour means different things to different generations

New York Daily News (August 9, 2012): Lunch at the library: NYPL exhibit pays tribute to sandwiches, coffee and deals over martinis

Wall Street Journal (July 30, 2012): On 56th Street, Food and Thought

New York Press (July 26, 2012): Mechanized Lunch is Due for a Comeback

USA Today (July 22, 2012): 'Lunch Hour NYC' serves up history of midday meal

NY Nightly News with Chuck Scarborough (July 18, 2012): "Lunch Hour NYC": The Tasty New Exhibit At The New York Public Library 

Gothamist (July 16, 2012): NYC Restaurant Week Dining Panel at The NYPL

Crain's New York Business (July 16, 2012): David Chang's Má Pêche hosts roundtable: The talks are inspired by NYPL's Lunch Hour NYC exhibit

Time.com (July 16, 2012): Is Lunch a Waste of Time -- or a Productivity Booster?

Globo.tv (July 15, 2012): Manhattan Connection (Portuguese)

Associated Press (July 14, 2012): New exhibit serves up a history of lunch in NYC

NY1 (July 13, 2012): Edible: Public Library Exhibit Serves Up the History of Lunch in the City

History.com (July 13, 2012): The Automat: Birth of a Fast Food Nation

Marketplace (July 9, 2012): Made in N.Y.: How the power lunch was spawned

La Republica Sera (July 6, 2012): Il ventre di Manhattan che inventò la pausa pranzo (Italian)

Edible Manhattan (July/August 2012): New York Public Library Considers the Meaning of the Midday Meal

New York Post (July 1, 2012): Afternoon delights: A history of the most important meal of the day (if you live in New York City, that is) — lunch

Bites on Today (June 28, 2012): Take a bite out of history: Recipes from the New York Public Library's automat

Time Out New York (June 28, 2012): The New York Public Library opens "Lunch Hour NYC"

Bites on Today (June 28, 2012): Take a bite out of history: Recipes from The New York Public Library's Automat

The Daily Nightly on MSNBC.com (June 27, 2012): NYC, automats created lunch as we know it

WQXR (June 26, 2012): Dining with Caruso Near the Old Met

Time Out New York (June 26, 2012): The New York Public Library Opens "Lunch Hour NYC"

Crain's New York (June 26, 2012): Food Trucks Get Prime Midtown Parking Spot

The New York Times (June 26, 2012): Food Trucks to Take Turns at the Library

The New York Times (June 22, 2012): Filling Up on a Midday Bite of New York History

Reuters (June 22, 2012): Time for lunch? N.Y. exhibit chews over midday meal

Bon Appetit (June 22, 2012): How New York Invented Lunch: A Conversation with the Curators of Lunch Hour NYC

Edible Geography (June 22, 2012): Lunch: An Urban Invention

The Dinner Party on Public Radio (June 21, 2012): Main Course: Lunching at the Automat

Gourmet Live (June 21, 2012): Lunch in New York City: The Original Fast Food Meal

Daily Mail Online (June 20, 2012): From hot dog carts to automats and food trucks: Vintage photos chart fascinating evolution of New York's lunch hour

Serious Eats (June 20, 2012): Sneak Peek of the New York Public Library's New Lunch Hour NYC Exhibit

ABC News 7 (June 20, 2012): Exhibit gives a look back on history of lunch

Midtown Lunch (June 20, 2012): Here’s Your Sneak Peek at NYPL’s “Lunch Hour NYC” Exhibit

The New York Times (June 17, 2012): Revisiting the Era of Automatic Dining

Crain's New York Business (May 27, 2012): Power Lunch on Display

Gothamist (May 24, 2012): From Old Automats To Power Lunches, The NYPL Takes On Lunch Hour In NYC