On the 75th anniversary of the opening of the first McDonald’s, look back at the fast-food hamburger chain’s surprising origins as a barbecue joint.
McDonald’s is still going strong almost 80 years later, in part thanks to "gourmet burgers?" Have a look back at the fast-food chain’s humbler origins.
The arrival of kid's menus on the restaurant scene represented a new era both in dining, and in American attitudes towards children.
Everybody’s heard the expression “the greatest thing since sliced bread,” but who actually invented the popular food?
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.
Why did the discovery of gold in California lead to a dramatic rate of inflation in the cost of food itself?
The hamburger is one of the world’s most popular foods, with more than 40 billion served up annually in the United States alone.
Would you believe that Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day?
It’s hard to envision prehistoric man enjoying lunch by the lake as much as we do. So how and when did the picnic become popular?