Food & History: June 28

Food & History: June 28 1491  Henry VIII of England born. The first foodie often depicted eating a large drumstick. 1887  Coca-Cola syrup patented. 1939  PanAm flew the first trans-Atlantic passenger service from New York to Lisbon, Portugal. 1988  The longest trial in Spanish history ends after 15 months over poison olive oil. 1,500 witnesses […]

Food & History: June 26

Food & History: June 26 1816  Louis Bignon born, a French agriculturist, restaurateur and chef. 1848  The first pure food laws enacted in the United States. 1870  The original wooden boardwalk in Atlantic City built. 1870  Christmas declared a federal holiday in the United States. 1910  Roy J. Plunkett born, inventor of Teflon (Polytetrafluoroethylene). 1974  […]