This event is postponed. A new date will be announced when available.
5:45pm reception and exhibition viewing, 6:30pm lecture
The engaging food historian Ivan Day plots the evolution of ice cream, once an Enlightenment party trick turned luxury treat served to empresses. The earliest recipe book devoted entirely to ice cream, published in Paris before electrical refrigeration and on view in Savor, offers over one hundred different varieties, including ices of wine, jasmine, truffles, and a host of other extraordinary flavors. Free. Enter at 29 Atheneum Square North.