Food & History: July 7
1550 Chocolate first arrives in Europe.
1890 Henri Nestle dies, founder of the Nestle company.
1912 The first Horn & Hardart Automat in New York City is opens.
1928 Sliced bread comes into existence and sales increase 2000% over the next few months.
1958 The first IHOP (International House of Pancakes) opens in Los Angeles, California.
2004 Jeff Smith dies, better known as Television’s Frugal Gourmet.