Food & History: December 19 1909 The ‘New’ Palace Hotel opens in San Francisco, replacing the original that was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake.
Food & History: December 18 1935 Famous Fresh Chef Jacques Pépin born.
Food & History: December 17 1913 Baskin-Robbins founder Burt Baskin born. 1974 American Pastry Chef & Celebrity Jeffrey Adam Goldman aka ‘Duff’ Goldman born.
Food & History: December 14 1943 John Harvey Kellogg dies, founder of Kellog’s Breakfast Cereals. . 1948 Canadian Supreme Court lifts ban on margarine.
Food & History: December 10 1964 Celebrity Chef, Restauranteur and Television Personality Bobby Flay born.
Food & History: December 8 2006 A smoking ban in all Nevada bars and restaurants goes into effect.