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.
Chicken Marengo In the year 1800 it is said Chicken Marengo was a dish created by Napoleon’s Swiss chef to commemorate Napoleon’s victory over the Austrians in the Battle of Marengo. Honestly this is not my favorite dish, but I did try it, I guess mushrooms in red tomato sauce is not something that appeals […]
Today in History: April 21 930 Donald J. Tyson born, President of Tyson Foods, one of the world’s largest producers of chicken, beef and pork. 1962 The Seattle World’s Fair opens in Seattle, Washington. 1962 The Top Of The Needle restaurant in the Seattle officially opens.
Today in History: March 31 1848 William Waldorf Astor was born, builder of the famous Waldorf-Astoria in 1897. 1978 Charles Best dies discoverer of the hormone insulin which is used to treat diabetes. 1989 Chefs from Japanese restaurants in New York persuade the FDA to allow importing and serving fogu (blowfish). 1992 Bob Wian dies, […]