History Stories
A Rare History of the Steakhouse
October 24, 2014

This week we’ll take a look at an American institution that traces it roots back to 19th century New York Read More

Miners’ Delight: The History of the Cornish Pasty
October 10, 2014

Few meals have roots as deep as the Cornish pasty, which was developed as a lunch for workers in the ancient English tin mining region of Cornwall. Read More

Hamburger Helpers: The History of America’s Favorite Sandwich
August 29, 2014

The hamburger is one of the world’s most popular foods, with more than 40 billion served up annually in the United States alone. Read More

Grilling Tips from the Ancient Greeks
January 17, 2014

Love to grill? Well, you’re not the first. In fact, the Greeks beat us all to it by more than 3,000 years. Read More

Lip Smackin’ Good: Southern Barbecue
August 2, 2013

This week we’ll take a look at the rich history of Southern barbecue, and all its delicious regional variations. Read More

Ode to a Haggis: The History of Scotland’s National Dish
April 5, 2013

Get the rich history behind a dish many love to hate. Read More

Romantic Poetry and Lamb Chops
August 17, 2012

How did a hearty plate of mutton cure Percy Bysshe Shelley in the summer of 1815? Read More