The enduring values of our country can be found in the history of American cuisine. No story better demonstrates that fact than the life of Thomas Downing, New York’s legendary Oyster King.
The history of the greatest soup in the world, Billi Bi Soup, involves American millionaires, Greek princesses, racing boats and, of course, legendary chefs.
In the beginning, amaranth was one of America’s staple super grains. This high-protein grain was a vital foods source for the Aztecs and the Americas.