Food & History: August 28 1798 The first American vineyard planted in Lexington, Kentucky. 1837 John Lea and William Perrins of Worcester, England begin manufacturing Worcestershire Sauce. 1898 Caleb D. Bradham renames his new soft drink ‘Pepsi-Cola’ at his pharmacy his customers were calling “Brad’s Drink”. 2000 Foster’s Brewing of Australia acquires Beringer Wine Estates […]
Food & History: July 30 1962 American chef, author and television host Alton Brown born.
Michael Ruhlman Amongst many of his books on food, cooking, dining, restaurants, and the life of a chef, is Grocery by Michale Ruhlman. This is a must-read no matter who you are. Regardless if you are in child in grammar school, a college grad, a chef or even a simple home cook who is cooking […]
Food & History: July 18 1936 The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile invented. 1936 Elizabeth Coblentz was born in Indiana, an Amish cooking columnist and cookbook author.
Food & History: June 25 1951 Pabst beer airs the 1st color beer commercial on television. 1956 Celebrity Chef, writer, traveler, and television personality Anthony Bourdain born.
Food & History: June 14 1800 Chicken Marengo created by Napoleon’s Swiss chef to commemorate Napoleon’s victory over the Austrians in the Battle of Marengo.
Today in History: April 20 1894 French Writer Joseph Delteil born. He Also wrote ‘La Cuisine palolithique’ in 1964 featuring ‘cuisine naturelle’ using unprocessed foods.