Hungry History

Author: Christopher Klein

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The Sudsy History of Samuel Adams

Before patriot firebrand Samuel Adams successfully brewed revolution with the Sons of Liberty, he failed in the beer business.

Candy wrapper for Babe Ruth's Home Run (Credit: Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images)

Babe Ruth v. Baby Ruth

Was the Baby Ruth candy bar named for slugger Babe Ruth or a presidential daughter? A patent court decided the case in 1931.


The Sweet History of Chocolate

For nearly 4,000 years, few foods have inspired such love and lust as that indulgent Valentine’s Day staple—chocolate.