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Keep Conversation Flowing: Some Questions to Ask When on a First Date

First dates can be really tough! You have to figure out what you're going to wear, what you want to order (something easy to eat or just go for something delicious like the best burger in NYC?). Then there's what you're going to talk about! On a first date, you're basically presenting yourself to someone. [...]

Why Is America Obsessed with Bacon?

Bacon is everywhere, and nowhere is it more beloved than America! While this may be a 'fake news' fact, it is true that you can walk into just about any food joint in America and order something with bacon on it. Bacon is on every menu (with some exceptions) and it comes on and in [...]

The History of the Ice Cream Sundae

The ice cream sundae is an American tradition that goes back years. Perhaps you grew to love these while eating at a diner near you, or your mom made the best home made ice cream sundaes around. Whether you're eating one in a popular family restaurant NYC or at an ice cream stand, the ice [...]

7 Etiquette Reminders For Dining Out With Friends

Going out with friends or clients soon? It's important to brush up on your etiquette. Not sure what is proper and what's not? Check out these 7 rules for dining out and brush up on your table presence! You'll be glad you did. 1. Have The Same Amount of Courses If members of your party [...]

Our Top Delicious Cheeseburger Facts

When it comes to food, one could argue that the cheeseburger is one of the finest foods ever invented. A layer or multiple layers of cheese placed upon a piping hot hamburger beef patty and nestled between a soft hamburger bun is a beautiful thing. It's one of the most consistent American foods you can [...]

How Fries Became the Default Side of the Burger 

If you've ever sat down at a restaurant or modern eatery, you've likely encountered the famous burger and fries-- a natural pairing if we ever saw one. Whether you're ordering the best burger in NYC or a Juicy Lucy in Chicago, it's not uncommon for your burger to come with a side of golden seasoned [...]

Where Did the Hamburger Come From?

When it comes to food, the hamburger is one of the most popular menu items of all time! Whether you're eating the best hamburger in New York in a diner or cooking up a patty for yourself in your own kitchen, this meal can do no wrong. It's great for lunch, dinner, or just a [...]

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Restaurants

When it comes to restaurants, do you know your history? As it turns out, the history of restaurants is really interesting! From Roman street vendors to modern gastric destinations, here are some things you didn't know about restaurants! 1. They're old. Restaurants have been around a long time-- pretty much as long as humans. In [...]

Why Do We Love Bacon So Dang Much?

Bacon. Whether you love it or love it, you can't deny that it is delicious. The average American consumes up to 18 pounds of bacon a year! Maybe you're thinking to yourself, "that seems low!". If so, you may need to check into Bacon Lovers Anonymous. Just ask one of the food' many fans: this [...]

Where did the Pancake Originate From?

The pancake. You know it as that round thing you've enjoyed for breakfast for years. It's perfect when drizzled with a little authentic maple syrup and topped with two squares of butter to melt right on top. Whether they're plain or blueberry or chocolate chip, mini or gigantic, normal sized or topped with jam, there's [...]