15) "..1847, the first Chinese immigrants settled in San Francisco and were followed by thousands who helped to build the transcontinental railways.The meals of hundreds of California families were influenced by cooks who were Chinese and had been hired as housemen in middle-class homes.Additional alliances with Channel 13 Action News, Metro Networks, […]CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3 7255 South Tenaya Way Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89113 Business Office: 702-889-7397 Business Fax: 702-889-7373 (Click here for map and driving directions) CONTACTS: Maureen Pulicella, Gen. Thedrick Andres comes to the Henderson Police Department after retiring from service as a lieutenant with the Arlington, Texas Police Department.
Five of the nation's traditional and very special places where comfort foods are served.
Diners find such menu favorites as steak and potatoes, mac and cheese, burgers and fries, and old fashioned baked pies.
Chinese food became popular with young cosmopolitans in the 1920s because it was considered exotic.
It wasn't until after World War II that Asian cuisines (notably Chinese, Japanese and Polynesian) piqued the interest of mainstream America.
The unique architecture in the Poss Family Mediatheque alone makes a visit worthwhile.
A vibrant woman and patron of the arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner’s legacy lives on in her Venetian style home preserved as a Museum.Sylvia Lovegren's Fashionable Food: Seven Decades of Food Fads [Mac Millan: New York] 1995 describes America's 20th century Asian food fads.In the 1960s Polynesian theme restaurants and tiki bars were all the rage.While Chinese food was introduced to America in the mid-19th century, Vietnamese (Japanese, Thai, etc.) cuisine was generally unknown to mainstream American diners until the 1970s.Coincidentally, this period also marks the genesis of fusion cuisine, a convergence of fresh foods, exotic tastes and interesting textures.From the beginning, Asian dishes intended for American diners were adapted to suit expectations.