- Pastrami was originally made of goose! (Now it's beef.)
- My favorite luncheon slang term: smear one, burn it = toasted cheese sandwich.
- In 1917, 21% of schoolchildren (K-8) were found to be malnourished. In 2011, 20.7% of schoolchildren were found to be obese.
- The term "power lunch" first appeared in Esquire in 1979, referring to the Grill Room of the Four Seasons restaurant in NYC.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Fascinating Facts From "The Lunch Hour"
The Lunch Hour," I learned the following fascinating facts: