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By the Editors of Food & Wine Magazine

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The Many Origin Stories of Chop Suey

Chop suey is a dish you'll see on almost any Chinese takeout menu—but that doesn't mean it comes from China. According to culinary legend, the dish of stir-fried meat, egg and vegetables was invented today, August 29, in 1896 in New York City.

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A Brief History of the Birthday Cake

When was the last time you thanked the Romans for brithday cake?

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