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America's Most Powerful Lunch

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Title America's Most Powerful Lunch
Description This article, published in Esquire in October 1979, did not coin the term "power lunch," but it assembled all the important theatrical elements associated with the concept. Famous names and faces were crucial, the setting had to be luxurious, and the food had to be stylish. Unlimited expense accounts played a significant supporting role.
Creator Lee Eisenberg
Source General Research Division
Publisher Esquire 92, no. 4
Date October 1979

Bibliographic Citation

Lee Eisenberg, “America's Most Powerful Lunch ,” Lunch Hour NYC, accessed October 19, 2018, http://exhibitions.nypl.org/lunchhour/items/show/464.

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