Category Archives: Fun Facts

101 Best Restaurants in America

If you eat out in the U.S.A. and want the best dining experiences possible, this guide is for you. What makes a good restaurant a “best”?   Food that’s better than just good, of course.   A dining room and a level

50 States Of Must-Try Foods

From Alabama to Wyoming, here are the dishes that most-define every state in the United States.  Don’t just settle for the same dish wherever you go: Each state is packed with iconic local flavors that share its history and define

11 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day dominates the month of March, with green beer, interesting legends, and unknown facts.  Learn more about the man and holiday that’s celebrated all around the country on March 17.

Chili History – National Chili Day

When it comes to the story of chili, tales and myths abound.  While many food historians agree that chili con carne is an American dish with Mexican roots, Mexicans are said to indignantly deny any association with the dish. Enthusiasts

Eat A Pepper If You Have A Stuffy Nose

In addition to making your tongue hurt, capsaicin can also help unblock your sinuses.  While this is not a good fix if you’re having trouble breathing (please see a doctor if this is the case!), a spicy pepper can help

Foods You Shouldn’t Refrigerate

Since coming onto the scene in the late 19th century, modern refrigeration has made a bunch of great things possible — we’re talking ice cream, lager beer, strawberries in December, meat that doesn’t kill you, the list goes on.  But

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.  A relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the

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