About Sherry Monahan
Sherry’s writing passion is historic food, spirits, people, and places. As an author and culinary historian she also loves to delve into the genealogy of food and beverages from all over the U.S. Traveling the globe allows her to experience food and beverages from other cultures as well. What people eat and drink tells a lot about them and their past, present, and future.
About California Madams
With the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, fortune-seekers from around the globe descended on California, among them a sprinkling of enterprising women.