Featured Menu Item: Asparagus

To serve so many meals a day on a steamship naturally requires an immense number of dishes. These vintage menus featured Asparagus as a line item.

Discover other dishes served and some creative names given to some of the food items. The graphics on many of the menus are pretty extraordinary.


1905-07-04 SS Caledonia Independence Day Dinner Menu

Menu Card - Dinner Bill of Fare SS Caledonia 4 July 1905

Date: Fourth of July, 1905

Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line

Featured Entrée: Mutton Cutlets à la Deplomate

Featured Dessert: Pudding à la Republic

1905-11-25 SS Minneapolis Dinner Menu Card

SS Minneapolis Dinner Bill of Fare Card - 25 November 1905

Date: 25 November 1905

Steamship Line: Atlantic Transport Line

Featured Entrée: Roast Prime Ribs of Beef

Featured Dessert: Empress Pudding

1907-04-26 SS La Lorraine Farwell Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS La Lorraine Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 26 April 1907

Date: Friday, April 26th 1907

Steamship Line: CGT French Line

Featured Entrée: Vol-au-vent Toulousaine

Other Featured Item: Nougat of Montélimar

1907-06-20 SS Noordam Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS Noordam Dinner Bill of Fare - 20 June 1907

Date: Thursday, 20 June 1907

Steamship Line: Holland-America Line

Featured Entrée: Filet of Beef à la Nivernais

Featured Dessert: French Sponge Cake

Includes: Concert Program, English and French Versions of the Menu

1908-07-04 SS Noordland Independence Day Dinner Menu

Menu Cover, Dinner on the SS Noordland of the American Line 4 July 1908

Date: Fourth of July 1908

Steamship Line: American Line

Featured Entrée: Broiled Chicken. Maryland Style

Other Featured Item: Neapolitan Ice Cream

Includes: Star Spangled Banner Lyrics

1922-08-24 SS Resolute Luncheon Menu

Menu Card, SS Resolute Luncheon Bill of Fare Card - 24 August 1922

Date: 24 August 1922

Steamship Line: United American Lines

Featured Entrée: Lobster Newbourg

Featured Dessert: Wine Jelly with Fruits

1925-07-02 SS Bremen Daily Menu Card

SS Bremen Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 2 July 1925

Date: 2 July 1925

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd

Featured Entrée: Chicken Poulette

Featured Dessert: Pineapple Ice Cream

Includes: Music Concert Program



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