Fun Facts: Bar, Grill, & Pub

  1. A green door painted on a restaurant during Prohibition indicated the presence of a speakeasy, hence the name.
  2. The word “toast” means wishing good health & originated in ancient Rome. A piece of toasted bread was dropped into wine to acknowledge the salutation.
  3. Almost all fruits & most vegetables contain a small amount of alcohol in them.
  4. The first Thanksgiving Day didn’t include turkey, mashed potatoes, or the other foods that we usually eat on this particular day. BUT- there was beer, wine, brandy, & gin!
  5. The pressure in a champagne bottle is measured at 90 pounds per square inch; this is 3x the pressure in automobile tires!
  6. The world’s oldest known recipe? Beer.
  7. Not only did Abraham Lincoln hold a liquor license, but he operated several taverns.