Alexander Lawton Mackall
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Who is Alexander Lawton Mackall?
Alexander Lawton Mackall was an author, journalist and gastronomy expert and critic. He was the editor of several New York magazines and the author of the renowned restaurant guide Knife and Fork in New York, a precursor of the Zagat's Survey. He had a strong connection to the Portuguese culture, being made an official of the Ordem de Cristo, a Portuguese honorific order that distinguishes personalities in the field of culture. Through The Lawton Mackall Foundation, incorporated in New York, he instituted a monetary prize to be awarded to the best students of a selected set of high schools in Portugal.
- born on (127 years ago)
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Journalist
- died in (48 years ago)
- written work: "Bizarre"
- film written: If I Had a Million
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