New Book Explores the History of America’s Favorite Foods

Fox 4 News interviews David Page about his new book, Food Americana- a timeline of cuisines founded across the United States.

David Page is a two-time Emmy winner who created the Food Network show Diners Drive-Ins and Dives. Now he’s also the author of a new book that gives a history lesson on your favorite dishes.

Food Americana

The Remarkable People and Incredible Stories behind America’s Favorite Dishes

Food Americana is a riveting ride into every aspect of what we eat and why. From a lobster boat off the coast of Maine to the Memphis in May barbecue competition. From the century-old Russ & Daughters lox and bagels shop in lower Manhattan to the Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival. From a thousand-dollar Chinese meal in San Francisco to birria tacos from a food truck in South Philly. Readers will learn the inside story of how Americans came to form national cuisines from a world of diverse flavors. This insightful book is, overall, engaging and oftentimes extremely humorous.

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