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Food & History: July 7

Food & History: July 7

1550  Chocolate first arrives in Europe.

1890  Henri Nestle dies, founder of the Nestle company.

1912  The first Horn & Hardart Automat in New York City is opens.

1928  Sliced bread comes into existence and sales increase 2000% over the next few months.

1958  The first IHOP (International House of Pancakes) opens in Los Angeles, California.

2004  Jeff Smith dies, better known as Television’s Frugal Gourmet.