Food & History: June 8
1784 Marie-Antoine Careme born, known as the “Chef of kings and the king of chefs.”
1786 The first advertisement for ice cream made commercially appears in New York’s City Tavern
1880 General Mills wins 3 top medals for their flour, including the ‘Gold Medal’.
1953 The Supreme Court ruled that restaurants in the District of Columbia could not refuse to serve blacks.
2018 Chef, Journalist, Writer and Avid Traveler Anthony Bourdain dies in his hotel room in France.