Posts Tagged ‘food history’

It Started With Bananas

It Started With Bananas

May 20, 2014  |  Behind the Facade

Over a century since its founding on Dock Street, this legacy Philadelphia fruit importer is still expanding. Nic Esposito goes behind the facade for the story of banana king M. Levin and Company > more

Return Of The Neon Hot Dog: Old Original Levis Hot Dog Sign To Be Relit On South Street

Return Of The Neon Hot Dog: Old Original Levis Hot Dog Sign To Be Relit On South Street

July 18, 2012  |  Buzz

Did you know it's National Hot Dog Month? > more

Giant Wawa Hoagie: An Infographic

Giant Wawa Hoagie: An Infographic

July 11, 2012  |  Vantage

Meredith Broussard compares the 2012 Wawa Hoagie Day sandwich to some other large objects in Philadelphia. > more

Melted Away

Melted Away

November 18, 2011  |  Found

Breyers Ice Cream--now a global brand owned by a multi-billion dollar Anglo-Dutch conglomerate--was founded in Philadelphia, once the ice cream capital of the country > more