Hungry History

Category: New Year's

champagne

Champagne: A Bubbly History

This effervescent beverage has become synonymous with traditional celebrations, modern luxury and conspicuous consumption.

oysterstew

Oyster Stew on Christmas Eve: An American Tradition

Find out how Irish immigration brought this dish to the Christmas table.

Hoppin' John

Hoppin’ John: A New Year’s Tradition

In the Southern United States, Hoppin’ John—a simple, delicious dish of peas, pork and rice—is standard New Year’s fare.