Month: July 2018
First Date Food Follies
National Chicken Wing Day is July 29th! Are you ready?
The Buffalo wing was invented by Teressa Bellissimo at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York in 1964 (54 years old? I know math, I swear). It grew in popularity in the 1970s and 1980s. In 1977, July 29th became National Chicken Wing Day. Buffalo Wild Wings was founded in 1982 and Hooters’ (Bazinga!) World Famous Wings came into existence in 1983.
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10 fun facts about onions (and how not to cry when chopping them)
1) Onions make you cry because when they are cut they release chemical irritants known as amino acid sulfoxides. Your brain registers the irritant and the lachrymal glands above the eyelids then release reflex tears. Continue reading 10 fun facts about onions (and how not to cry when chopping them)
Delicious or Disaster? An amateur attempt at cooking
I’m a New Yorker. We don’t cook. We get our food delivered by a man who looks slightly annoyed that he had to climb four flights of stairs for a $5 tip. I have friends who use their ovens for storing their winter clothes. If we don’t have food delivered, we have thousands of restaurant options or even some mystery meat hot dog from a corner vendor.
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