Hungry History

Category: California

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Nigiri to California Rolls: Sushi in America

Although sushi in some form has been part of Japanese culture for well over a thousand years, it didn’t make it to American shores until 1966.

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Sky-High Sourdough: Expensive Vittles in Gold Rush Fields

Why did the discovery of gold in California lead to a dramatic rate of inflation in the cost of food itself?

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Lunch With Libby: Hangtown Fry

Next time you cook breakfast, whip up a delicious Gold Rush dish with a colorful history.