Archive for the 'Cuisine Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Were Tater Tots Invented As a Way to Deal With Factory Waste?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to cuisine (chefs, dishes, etc.) and whether they are true or false. CUISINE URBAN LEGEND: Tater tots were invented as a way to deal with factory leftovers. Ahhhhh….tater tots. Whether it be in a school cafeteria, a diner or even in the [...]

Did a Famous Chef Once Kill Himself in Part Because of Losing a Michelin Star?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to cuisine (chefs, dishes, etc.) and whether they are true or false. CUISINE URBAN LEGEND: The impetus for the suicide of a famous French City chef was rumors that his restaurant was going to lose a star in its Michelin Guide rating. [...]

Was Lasagna Really Invented in England?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to cuisine (chefs, dishes, etc.) and whether they are true or false. CUISINE URBAN LEGEND: Lasagna was invented in England. Lasagna (spelled lasagne in many countries) is a popular food that consists of flat pasta layered on top of each other, with [...]