Dinner Is Served! Or, Eating Round the World in London; Being a Brief Glance, for the Benefit of Visitors, at the many Ways and Means of Dining in London; from the Fashionable Restaurants of great Reputation, through the various Grill Rooms, and the assorted Nationalities of Soho, to the old Chop Houses and the more dainty Snack Bars. With some observations upon the gastronomical Customs of Past and Present; brief Sketches of each kind of Restaurant; and a Note of any special Dishes peculiar to this or that Restaurant. Thomas Burke, born in Clapham, London in 1886, considered himself a true Londoner and the large majority of his writings are on the subject of everyday life in London. We are republishing this classic work with a new biographical introduction.