The History of Food: Escargot

Ewwwww… escargot. These creatures are a treat for the French, but we think of it as being disgusting. These are snails that have gone through heliculture and have been stuffed back into their shells with garnishes. Years ago, in ancient … Continue reading

The History of Food: The Philly Cheesesteak

Today, we are exploring another American staple: the cheesesteak. The cheesesteak is a distinctive signature dish of Philadelphia, and as most other foods do, it has a history behind it. Pat and Harry Olivieri are usually said to have invented … Continue reading