September 1st-National Gyro Day

September 1st-National Gyro Day

Fun Facts About Gyros: #1. In Greek gyros means literally to turn. #2. The Gyro was first introduced to the American public by George Apostolou in 1965 at the Parkview Restaurant, Chicago, IL. #3. Mr Sami Eid, a Cypriot Lebanese restaurateur who lives in Limassol...
September 2nd-International Bacon Day

September 2nd-International Bacon Day

Fun Facts About Bacon: #1. The Chinese were the first to cook salted pork bellies more than 3000 years ago. This makes bacon one of the world’s oldest processed meats. #2. Bacon eventually migrated westward, where it became a dish worthy of modern-day foodies. The...
September 3th-National Baby Back Ribs Day

September 3th-National Baby Back Ribs Day

Fun Facts About Ribs: #1. These can sometimes be called Loin Ribs, or Back Ribs. #2. They’re not as meaty or fatty as Spare Ribs, however, what they lack in fat and meat, Back Ribs more than make up for it with tenderness. #3. A 3-ounce serving of roasted baby...
September 4th-National Macadamia Nut Day

September 4th-National Macadamia Nut Day

Fun Facts About Macadamia Nuts: #1. Macadamias love to grow in places where the climate is warm. This is why you can find them cultivated in Hawaii, Australia, Brazil, South Africa and California. #2. Harvesting macadamias is easy to do. Once ripe and ready for...
September 5th-National Cheese Pizza Day

September 5th-National Cheese Pizza Day

Fun Pizza Facts: #1. The average pizzeria uses roughly 55 pizza boxes per day. #2. 94 percent of Americans eat pizza regularly. #3. Pizza accounts for more than 10 percent of all food service sales. #4. Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza a day or about 350...
September 6th-National Coffee Ice Cream Day

September 6th-National Coffee Ice Cream Day

Fun Facts About Ice Cream: #1. Marco Polo brought back from China descriptions of a sherbet dessert. #2. Today the average American eats about 20 quarts of ice cream a year―the world’s highest per capita consumption, according to the International Dairy Foods...