What Memorial Day Means To America’s Veterans

(Author of Food Americana) David Page explains and describes what foods from other cultures became America’s favorites.

On Memorial Day, Americans are encouraged to reflect and appreciate the sacrifice made by the fallen members of America’s military service, who lost their lives defending their country and preserving freedom. Retired Staff Sergeant and Fox News Contributor Johnny Joey Jones joins to discuss his personal experience as a veteran on Memorial Day. Joey explains how Americans can pay tribute to fallen military members while still celebrating, he reflects on the experience of losing his legs and many friends while serving his country and he discusses his podcast, Proud American.

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kick-off to summer and this summer is shaping up to be a lot better and hopefully more normal than last year when the U.S. was still going through coronavirus surges. The travel and restaurant industry are gearing up for this year and many Americans are getting ready to host pool parties, barbeques and all of their favorite foods. When it comes to some of our America’s favorites foods, some of the American classics have quite a history. TV show producer and author, David Page joins to talk about his new book Food Americana: The Remarkable People and Incredible Stories Behind America’s Favorite Dishes, how foods from other culture became America’s favorites.

Plus, commentary from FOX Nation host Tom Shillue.


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.