November 3- National Sandwich Day

National Sandwich Day

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Facts on Sandwiches

  • The most popular sandwich is the plain, ordinary ham sandwich
  • The first recorded use of the word ‘Sandwich’ (with a capital S), was in 1762 by Edward Gibbon writing of the Beef Steak Club in London.
  • The sandwich is named after John Montagu (1718-92), the 4th Earl of Sandwich, who started a craze for eating beef between two slices of toast.
  • The Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii) were also named after the 4th Earl of Sandwich in 1778.
  • Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches every day

National Dining Car Day – March 30

National Dining Car Day

National Dining Car Day

Facts on Dining Cars

  • A dining car is also known as a restaurant carriage, also diner is a railroad passenger car that serves food.
  • A Dining car serves meals in the manner of a full-service, sit-down restaurant.
  • By the mid-1880s, dedicated dining cars were a normal part of long-distance trains.
  • The common dining car has a gallery and on the opposite end tables or booth seating on either side of a center aisle.
  • Dining cars are less common today but still play a role in passenger railroading, on long-distance trains.

December 10 – National Lager Day

National Lager Day

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Facts on Lager 

  • Lager is a bottom fermented, lightly hoped beer originally brewed in Germany, lager is aged under refrigeration for 6 weeks to 6 months.
  • Lager is a type of beer that is fermented and conditioned at low temperatures.
  • Lager brewing displaced ale brewing in Bohemia in the period from 1860 to 1870.
  • The rise of lager was entwined with the development of refrigeration.
  • The most common lager in worldwide production is the pale lager.