Food & History: January 10
National Oysters Rockefeller Day
Bittersweet Chocolate Day
1839 Indian tea becomes available in Britain. Until now, only Chinese tea was available, and very expensive. This drove down the price of tea and became Britain’s national drink.
1919 Restaurateur Milton Parker born. Know best as owner of the Carnegie Deli in New York City from 1976 until his retirement in 2002.
1984 Wendy’s ‘Where’s the Beef?’ ad campaign began.