Featured Menu Item: Poached Eggs

To serve so many meals a day on a steamship naturally requires an immense number of dishes. These vintage menus featured Poached Eggs 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.

 

1902-02-26 SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu

SS Deutschland Breakfast Bill of Fare 26 February 1902

Date: 26 February 1902

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Buckwheat Pancakes

Featured Dessert: Empire Cheese

1902-03-02 SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu Card

SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu Card 2 March1902

Date: 2 March 1902

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Omelet aux Confitures

Featured Dessert: Assorted Fruit

1905-07-24 SS Moltke Luncheon Menu

Cover, SS Moltke Luncheon Bill of Fare - 24 July 1905

Date: 24 July 1905

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Salmy of Ducklings With Olives

Featured Dessert: Lemon Cream Tartlets

1909-09-13 SS Rhein Breakfast Menu Card

Menu Cover, Breakfast Menu, Norddeutscer Lloyd Bremen SS Rhein - 1909

Date: Monday, 13 September 1909

Steamship Line: Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen

Featured Entrée: Salmon Balls

Other Featured Item: Poached Eggs on Toast

Includes: Insert of Colorful Graphic

c1911 SS Victoria Luise Breakfast Menu Card

SS Victoria Luise Breakfast Bill of Fare Card (u.d.) c1911

Date: n.d. Circa 1911

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Scrambled Eggs with Morils

Other Featured Item: Broiled Salt Mackerels

1914-09-08 RMS Laconia Breakfast Menu Card

RMS Laconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 8 September 1914

Date: Tuesday, 8 September 1914

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Featured Entrée: Grilled Cod Steaks

Other Featured Item: Yarmouth Bloaters

1919-07-05 RMS Celtic Breakfast Menu Card

RMS Celtic Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 5 July 1919

Date: Saturday, 5 July 1919

Steamship Line: White Star Line

Featured Entrée: Fried Whiting Fillet

Other Featured Item: Broiled Wiltshire Bacon

Includes: Handwritten Notations and Autographs on Reverse Side

1923-10-19 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Bill of Fare - 19 October 1923

Date: Friday, 19 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Boiled Beef Tongue à la Florentine

Featured Dessert: Isabella Cake

Includes: Music Concert Program, Menu Selections from German Passenger

1923-10-23 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

SS President Arthur Breakfast Bill of Fare 23 October 1923

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Scrambled Eggs aux Crevettes

Other Featured Item: Fried Flounder

Includes: Concert on Promenade Deck Program

1923-10-23 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 October 1923

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Beef Roulade

Featured Dessert: Blueberry Pie

Includes: Menu Item Selections from German Passenger

1923-10-24 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu 24 October 1923

Date: Tuesday, 24 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Force Cereal

Other Featured Item: Fried Codfish Steaks in Tomato Sauce

1923-10-24 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 24 October 1923

Date: Wednesday, 24 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Baked Weakfish Créole

Featured Dessert: Lemon Pie

Includes: Menu Item Selections from German Passenger

1923-10-25 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu 25 October 1923

Date: Thursday, 25 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Fried Eel

Featured Dessert: Fresh Rolls

1923-10-25 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 25 October 1923

Date: Thursday, 25 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Fried Flounder

Featured Dessert: Peach Pie

1923-10-26 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu 26 October 1923

Date: Friday, 26 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Mutton Chops

Featured Dessert: Stewed Prunes

1923-10-27 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Menu and Concert Program, SS President Arthur, United States Lines, October 27, 1923

Date: Saturday, 27 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Fried Sole

Featured Dessert: Stewed Apples

Includes: Program for Concert on the Promenade Deck

1923-10-27 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 27 October 1923

Date: Saturday, 27 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Boiled Turbot

Featured Dessert: Blackberry Pie

1923-10-28 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Menu, SS President Arthur, United States Lines, October 28, 1923

Date: Sunday, 28 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Rossini Eggs à la Turbigo

Featured Dessert: Stewed Peaches

1923-10-28 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 28 October 1923

Date: Sunday, 28 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Filet of Sole

Featured Dessert: Apricot Pie

1923-11-01 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Menu, SS President Arthur, United States Lines, November 1, 1923

Date: Thursday, 1 November 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Shirred Eggs Meyerbeer

Featured Dessert: Stewed Prunes

Includes: What the German Passenger Ordered from the Menu

 

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