Arturo’s Osteria

Arturo’s Osteria Arturo’s consistently makes the list of top pizza places in New Jersey to experience.  My first time here was for my birthday back in April.  It was not warm, but even a bit chilly.  I was suffering from both allergies and a cold so my mood, much less my taste buds were not […]

This Day in History: January 24

This Day in History: January 24 1922  The Eskimo Pie is granted a patent. Its ice cream dipped in chocolate. 1930  Bernard Matthews born, the founder of Britain’s largest turkey processor. 1935  The beer can is introduced by the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company of Newark, New Jersey. 1950  P.L. Spencer receives a patent for the […]

This Day in History: January 23

This Day in History: January 23 1803  Arthur Guinnesss dies, Irish brewer and founder of the Guinness brewery. 1832  French painter Édouard Manet born. His first significant painting was ‘The Absinthe Drinker.’ 1862  Agoston Haraszthy de Mokcsa brought 1,400 varieties of grapevines from Europe to California, after the phyloxera blight destroyed much of Europe’s vineyards. […]

This Day in History: January 22

This Day in History: January 22 1892  Coca-Cola incorporated. 1934  Graham Kerr born. “The Galloping Gourmet” British chef, cookbook author and pioneer TV cooking host.  1939  Jeff Smith born of TV’s ‘Frugal Gourmet. 1959  The 7 oz. seamless, recyclable aluminum beer can introduced by Coors of Colorado. 1985  Two days of record breaking cold temperatures […]

Today in History: January 21

Today in History: January 21 1338  Charles V of France born.  He commissioned Taillevent to write what would become the first professional cookery book written in France, ‘Le Viandier’.  Forks were mentioned in an inventory during his reign.  Many believe he died as a result of eating amanita mushrooms. 1912  Konrad Emil Bloch born, Nobel […]

Today in History: January 20

Today in History: January 20 1920  The 50-50 Club opened, supposedly the first ‘speakeasy.’ 1998  American researchers announce they cloned calves that can be used in the production of medicinal milk. 2004  Salvation Army announces receiving a $1.5 billion donation from the estate of Joan B. Kroc, founder of McDonald’s. 2018  Paul Bocuse dies in […]