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American Food

History Of The Hot Dog: Why Do We Call Them Dogs? Where...

May 13, 2020

Hot dogs were a favorite of street vendors. (Wikimedia Commons/Public domain) There's nothing more America than a hot dog. You can find them being sold at str...

The Invention Of Oreo: How America's Best-Selling Cooki...

May 8, 2020

Creamy, chocolatey, and impossible to limit to the recommended serving size, the Oreo is a timeless cookie that no household is complete without. Even though...

Colonel Sanders: The Unexpected Life Of The Fast Food P...

December 16, 2019

On December 16, 1980, the world lost a business icon and fried chicken guru when Harland David Sanders, better known as Colonel Sanders, died of leukemia. Wh...

John Pemberton, Creator of Coca Cola: Facts & Stories Y...

November 30, 2019

Coca-Cola is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for NYCWFF) There are few products as American as Coca-Cola. T...

TV Dinners Exist Because They Killed Way Too Many Turke...

November 30, 2019

As ZZ Top once said, "TV dinners, there's nothing else to eat. TV dinners, they really can’t be beat." It's a succinct argument for the quick meal of the everyma...

Mac N Cheese: The History Of America’s Favorite Comfort...

April 13, 2019

The All-American macaroni and cheese (made with American and Cheddar cheeses) is served at S'MAC, a new macaroni and cheese restaurant on E. 12th in New York....