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Food Origins

The Surprising Origins Of 8 Italian-American Dishes

Thrillist | Posted 07.15.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Sometimes the greatest food creations come from adapting to necessity.

The Bizarre Origins Of Some Of Your Favorite Condiments

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.13.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

When was the last time you gave any thought to a condiment? How often do you look at a bottle of ketchup and wonder how it came to be so popular? Not very often, most likely, but the fact of the matter is that these sauces are eaten all over the world, and many of them have global influences.

Häagen-Dazs Comes From Where?!

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.13.2015 | Taste

You think you know somebody: you spend long hours on the couch watching TV together, you celebrate birthdays with one another, you even cry to them on...

You'll Never Guess Where The Caesar Salad Was Invented

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.11.2015 | Taste

We can now thank our neighbor for a lot more than tacos.

By The Way, Croissants Aren't French

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.30.2015 | Taste

Croissants are big fat LIARS.

6 Foods That Are Totally Lying To You About Their Origins

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste

FOOD LIES.

Why Pho Is Really Pronounced 'Fuh'

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.07.2014 | Taste

What's in a name? In this case, a lot.

9 Foods That Were The Happiest Accidents

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste

Some of life's greatest inventions were actually accidents.

'Glorious Nation' Where Apples Originated

| Sam Kean | Posted 05.19.2012 | Science

Nearly every child has bitten into a crabapple (left) at some point and spit it back out--yuck! But a new study in PLoS Genetics shows that modern s...

A Lesson in Korean Culinary History

Michelle Won | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

This Christmas, after the mandatory half hour of semi-silent shoveling of food into mouths, we began to discuss the origins of Korean food.