Thanks for sharing this one Sri, looks really good!
Couple related books, this other memoir also by Tamara Shopsin, which looks to be more about her childhood, including growing up in her family’s legendary restaurant:
And this one, which I had on my list and looks great as well, by Kenny Shopsin himself:
Kenny has finally put together his 900-plus-item menu and his unique philosophy—imagine Elizabeth David crossed with Richard Pryor—to create Eat Me , the most profound and profane cookbook you’ll ever read. His rants—on everything from how the customer is not always right to the art of griddling; from how to run a small, ethical, and humane business to how we all should learn to cook in a Goodnight Moon world where everything you need is already in your own home and head—will leave you stunned or laughing or hungry. Or all of the above.