The Press: The Frank Gordon Martini

The most eagerly read column in Munich, appearing in the tabloid Abendzeitung, is written in breezy English by Gordon Francis Feehan, 38, a New England-born Irishman. Under the pen name of Frank Gordon, Feehan turns out his slangy, spangled Munich-Go-Round, that looks as startlingly Arnerican in its German context as Dinah Shore would among the Rhinemaidens.

But Miincheners happily hurdle the language barrier to see themselves through Feehan's sharp eyes, pick up tips on fashionable fads, and be lectured on the proper way to broil a steak (rare-to-blue) or mix a martini (8-to-1)....

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