When not writing, journalist Josiah Howard (Donna Summer: Her Life & Music, Blaxploitation Cinema: the Essential Reference Guide) was also a waiter at one of New York City's most popular restaurant/bars. For sixteen years Mr. Howard worked at Restaurant Florent, a Meat Packing District institution that was a favorite hangout of actors, actresses, models, directors, singers and other celebrities of dubious distinction (the establishment also served food to mere mortals!)
From Madonna and Mariah Carey to Tom Cruise and Keanu Reeves, from Calvin Klein and Barry Diller to the Olsen Twins and Jerry Seinfeld, Famous People Eat Too! A New York City Food Server's Encounters with the Rich, Famous, Semi-Famous and Infamous offers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at some of the entertainment industry's biggest stars.
You can't tell a book by its cover-and you can't tell a celebrity by their cover either. Josiah Howard uncovers them all! Was Diana Ross really the boss? Was Warren Beatty really "on top" of things? And, just who is that woman that looks like Bette Midler's mother? To find out: Put on your white shirt and waiters apron, get a pad and pencil, and make your way over to that table-NOW!