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MenuPrefs 2.6

With all the steps required for changing the energy saver preferences on a Mac, things can get a bit annoying. Fortunately, MenuPrefs 2.6 can be quite helpful with this process. MenuPrefs provides a "menu-bar-based front-end application" that gives users access to everything from sound preferences to system access preferences. This version is compatible with computers running Mac OS X 10.3 and...
Menus: The Art of Dining

This online exhibition from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers a glimpse into the history and development of menus. This site begins with a brief history of restaurant menus, which proffers an overview of the history of the restaurant, early restaurants in America, the origins of the menu, and a short treatise on early menu format and structure. Unsurprisingly, the menu was likely invented...
What's On the Menu

If you are hungry, it may not behoove you to spend too much time on this website. On the other hand, it might offer up a bit of inspiration for a new culinary exploration. In short, the New York Public Library has digitized over 17,000 historic menus containing over 1.2 million dishes. It's a gastronome's feast and anyone with a penchant for cookery will be delighted to learn of its existence....