HomeView Selected ObjectsExplore the KitchenSample Kitchen StoriesFlash Version
Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian
Learn More about Selected Objects

 

Object 32 [of 66] – "Degustation de Tripes" Sign

 

On her first shows, she hung French bistro signs advertising the plats du jour (daily specials), some of them offering things (like a tasting of tripe) she knew her American audience would find funny and strange. At the same time, she used outrageous humor to introduce Americans to good things that the rest of the world ate and that she thought Americans should use.

 


Related Objects

 

Object 26 – "Fright" Knife
Learn More

 

Object 33 – Whisk
Learn More

 

Object 27 – Blowtorch
Learn More

 


 

Related Stories

 

The French Chef

There was this woman tossing French omelettes, splashing eggs about the place... Read More

 


Previous Object | Next Object
Back to All Objects

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smithsonian National Museum of Amercan History  
 
FAQ'sEventsShare Your ThoughtsWhat's CookingVisiting the MuseumResourcesCredits