Happy Independence Day

This menu, served on the S. S. Atlantic on July 4, 1963, displays the kind of happy United States history we’ve come to know is a fraction of the story.

check out the red, white, and blue ribbon

check out the red, white, and blue ribbon

And check out the menu–more creativity in the word play than in the dishes. I love the contradiction in Carrots Vichy, Concord–talk about re-writing history!

I'll have the Undervaluing of my Labor After Dinner Mints, please

I’ll have the Undervaluing of my Labor After Dinner Mints, please

Celebrate your own way!

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