Food & History: November 19

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Food & History: November 19 1493  Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico during his 2nd voyage to the New World. 1961  Michael Rockefeller, son of Governor […]

Food & History: November 17

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Food & History: November 17 1749  French cook Nicolas Appert born. He developed the method of preserving by canning. 1857  H.N. Wadsworth of Washington DC […]

Food & History: November 13

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Food & History: November 13 1805  It is said that German butcher Johann George Lehner created a sausage while living in Vienna, Austria. It was […]

Food & History: November 7

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Food & History: November 7 1836  Chef of Delmonico’s Restaurant in NYC Charles Ranhofer born. 1872  The ship Mary Celeste sailed for Genoa from New […]

Food & History: November 5

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Food & History: November 5 1943  “Chef Tell’ (Friedman Paul Erhardt) born, one of the earliest celebrity TV chefs. 1963  Viking ruins found by archaeologists […]

Food & History: October 28

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Food & History: October 28 1846  Georges Auguste Escoffier born. Known as “the emperor of chefs” and “emperor of the world’s kitchens” by Emperor William II […]

Food & History: October 27

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Food & History: October 27 1728  Captain James Cook born, the British explorer who charted many Pacific Islands, including the Sandwich Islands, better known as […]

Food & History: October 18

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Food & History: October 18 1966  American Merchant S.S. Kresge dies, founder of Kmart,  eventually evolved into Sears.  Ironically, they also filed for bankruptcy protection […]

Food & History: October 11

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Food & History: October 11 1811  The first steam-powered ferryboat began operation between New York City and Hoboken, New Jersey. 1844  Founder of the Heinz […]

The Upstairs Bar

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The Upstairs Bar This is a really cool place of interest.  This was a speakeasy during Prohibition in the late 1920s a Philly gangster named […]

Food & History: October 3

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Food & History: October 3 1789  President George Washington signs a proclamation declaring Thursday the 26th day of November Thanksgiving Day. 1863  President Abraham Lincoln […]

Food & History: October 1

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Food & History: October 1 1907  The Plaza Hotel opens at the corner of Central Park South and Fifth Avenue in New York City. 1924  […]

Bourdain Trail

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Bourdain Trail There really is no valid argument that Anthony Bourdain was not the world’s most travelled person. He travelled more than 200 days per […]

Pipeline World Trade Center

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Pipeline World Trade Center The Pipeline in Lower Manhattan was a restaurant at the base of the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center.  There […]

Food & History: September 12

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Food & History: September 12 1818  Richard Jordan Gatling born. Before he invented the Gatling Gun he had developed a machine for sowing rice, wheat, […]

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