Hungry History

Author: Christopher Klein

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.