Today in Food History



Also, on this day in 1829 James Carrington of Connecticut patented a coffee mill.

In 1964 Bobby Chinn was born. Chef, restaurateur, author and TV cooking show host. Restaurants in Vietnam.  Discovery Network TV shows: ‘World Café Asia’ and ‘Bobby Chinn Cooks Asia’ (Website:

In 1985 The Brown Derby Restaurant in Hollywood, California closed after 57 years. Robert Cobb, owner of the Brown Derby, created the Cobb Salad there in 1936.

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