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How Most Famous Restaurant Meals Started Out as a Family Recipe

  Oshiklenz   Apr 30, 2022   News   0 Comment

How Most Famous Restaurant Meals Started Out as a Family Recipe

Great food always has a history. That’s why it’s common for chefs and restaurant owners to comb through their childhood memories. To come up with exciting and delicious meals that keep customers coming back for more. 

Most of our favorite restaurant staples actually started as a family’s well-kept secret. We need to thank each person who decided to share these recipes with us. The world so that more people will get to enjoy great food. This article will tackle how these family recipes came to be and how they become today’s restaurant favorites. 

Here are some restaurant favorites that actually started as family recipes:

Buffalo Chicken Wings almost every restaurant offering American dishes have this on their menu. The history of this dish is quite interesting. The concept of cooking wings in the peppery hot sauce was born in 1964 at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo. New York when co-owner Teresa Bellissimo cooked leftover wings. In hot sauce as a late-night snack for her son and his friends. 

The guys liked them so much that the Bellissimo’s put them on the menu the next day. Served with celery slices and bleu cheese sauce, “Buffalo Wings” were an instant hit. And now, customers all over the world enjoy this casual, down-to-earth, and tasty dish.

Deep Dish Pizza Throughout the late 1800s and early 1900s, Neapolitan immigrants arrived in the US in search of factory jobs. Before long, Chicago was home to a thriving community of descendants. Hungry for pizzas that represented their culture and culinary roots. 

Eventually, two entrepreneurs Ike Sewell and Ric Ricardo decided to create something different: an Italian-American version of pizza. In 1943, they opened Pizzeria Uno serving their own version of pizza. Served in a deeper dish, crunchier crust, and inverted layers – a far cry from the classic version. 

Spaghetti and Meatballs Although there’s no particular person credited for this dish, it’s believed to be invented by Italians who came to America between 1880 and 1920, when millions of Italians left Italy in search of freedom and land. 

They desired diets rich in meat, after discovering that meat in America was relatively inexpensive. They made meatballs using affordable ground beef and indulged in larger portion sizes than what they had back home.

To bulk up the meal further, they added a generous helping of pasta topped with a sauce made of canned tomatoes. This recipe has become so popular that every household probably has its own version. And soon enough it became available in restaurants all over the world. 

There’s a certain warmth given by home-cooked meals that’s why a lot of restaurants see to it that they incorporate this feeling to their dishes. Some even make it more special by mentioning the history of the dish on their menu making it more relatable to customers. 

If you’re a restaurant owner then you understand the idea behind this. Aside from delicious food, a comfortable and homey ambiance, customers are also looking forward to a pleasurable experience whenever they dine in your restaurant. 

One way to give an unforgettable experience to your customers is by giving them little “extras” and on top of the list are hot cotton towels. Upon being seated, being offered hot towels is something that your customers will surely appreciate. 

Here at Oshiklenz we don’t only offer hot towels, we also have towel warmers and chillers that you can use in your restaurant, clinic, or spas. There are also value-packed and customizable package deals that you can choose from. Just reach us at (+61) 2 9533 2211 or email info[email protected] and our customer representatives will be around to assist you

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