Category Archives: History

by Pitco on September 26, 2022 at 7:01PM

Fall is officially here, and that means Oktoberfest celebrations are underway around the country and the world. Oktoberfest celebrates Bavarian traditions, such as drinking German beers, wearing traditional German clothing such as dirndls and lederhosen, and listening to traditional German musical performances. It also means eating lots of scrumptious fried German fare! Oktoberfest Facts You...
Any fan of Mexican food is likely familiar with the chimichanga, but the reality is not many people know how they were invented. Many don’t know that they’re not really Mexican. Most culinary historians suggest this delectable dish was accidentally created in the United States. We’ll get to the history of the chimichanga in bit,...
The restaurant industry has faced several challenges in recent years, and having a diverse, creative menu can put restaurants in a position to succeed in the current environment. One menu item that has risen in popularity recently is the churro. Churros are a dessert native to Mexico that has become very popular in the United...
Like most regional culinary dishes, the exact origin of Chicken Fried Steak is hard to pin down. Several places would love to take credit for being its birthplace — a community in Texas even hosts an annual celebration in honor of the dish, and similar recipes have been found in archives dating back to the...