1950’s Movie Legends: Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly had short but celebrated movie career and retired at a young age to marry the Prince of Monaco. Grace Kelly, one of the most beloved and successful actresses of the 1950’s, was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia.  She came from a wealthy family; her...

1950’s Toys: Lego Bricks

Lego may have started as a simple plastic toy but they have even gone to space. The interlocking plastic bricks that are so popular today were actually invented in the 1950’s.  While today Lego is known as a major brand that includes clothing, theme parks and movies,...

Classic Cocktail History: The Sazerac

The Sazerac cocktail has its roots in the pharmacy and eventually became a New Orleans favorite. Classic cocktails have experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years.  Among those drinks enjoying the current spotlight is the Sazerac, one of the oldest...

Bread – The Backbone of a Classic Diner Menu

Bread has been around for thousands of years and plays a major role on menus around the world. Where would we be without bread?  It is one of humanity’s oldest forms of prepared food and most likely started off as a simple flatbread made from extracting starch from...