Today in Food History

Happy National Vanilla Ice Cream Day!!!

 

Also, on this day in 1904 The Ice Cream cone was invented. Charles E. Minches invents the ice cream cone for his customers convenience at the St. Louis World’s Fair (The Louisiana Purchase Exhibition).

On this day in 1964 Leroy and Forrest Raffel open the first Arby’s Roast Beef Restaurant in Boardman, Ohio, serving only roast beef sandwiches, potato chips and a beverage. The name stands for R.B. the initials of Raffel Brothers.

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