Cooking Boston Series
Turning Points in American History
10 June 2016 to 25 February 2017 Details
Cooking Boston: How the Hub Shaped the American Diet
This six program series will explore the culinary history of Boston and the impact the city has had on the American diet. In the first half of the 19th century, Boston had a reputation as the center for European taste and refinement. By the end of the 19th century, the Colonial Revival movement nationally popularized foods like Boston baked beans and Yankee pot-roast shifting Boston’s image from refined to rustic. In the 20th century, Boston clung to two identities: that of thrifty Puritans and of cosmopolitanism through education. This created some remarkably bland food but also made the city fertile ground for a culinary revolution. In the 1960s, chefs like Julia Child and Joyce Chen brought the flavors of the world to America through Boston.
The series will run from March through June of 2017. See the other programs in the series
At present, there are no events to display in this category. Events are being planned, and will become visible when their details are established. Please try back in a week's time.