Restaurant Facts

Little Known Restaurant Facts

restaurant-449952_960_720Did you know that “Restaurant” is a French term? This term was once used to refer to the rich bouillons served at public houses and taverns in France in order to relieve ailments and restore the spirits.

The concept of selling food to gain profit can be trace back to ancient civilizations, which include ancient China and Rome. Street vendors sold bread and wine. The earliest form of the modern day sit-down restaurant was the roadside inn. However, the menu choices were just chef’s choice and customers do not have a choice by to dine family style.

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The invention of fine dining
Chefs who were employed by noble households during the French Revolution were out of job after Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette lost their heads. Plenty of these unemployed workers opened up their own establishments, offering meals to the masses. Eventually, this French style of dining spread to other parts of the world.

The largest restaurant in the world
Bawabet Dimashq Restaurant or Damascus Gate Restaurant in Syria is the world’s largest restaurant. It has 6,014 seats.

Most expensive burger
Today, there are plenty of expensive burgers today. The most expensive one is from Fleur de Lys at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. This burger costs $5000.

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Restaurant Facts You Did Not Know

14232399_1031525690295571_1252496027871801938_nRestaurants have actually been around forever because the concept of selling food for profits can be traced back to ancient civilization, where street vendors sold wine and bread to people in cities.

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Fine dining was invented by the French Revolution. When Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette lost their heads during the French Revolution, the chefs employed by noble households became jobless. Most of them open up their very own establishments and offer excellent meals to the masses. In no time, the French style of dining out spread out worldwide.

Do you know some of the world-renowned restaurants? As for the largest restaurant in the world, it is actually found in Syria. The oldest restaurant in the US, on the other hand, is in Boston – The Union Oyster House, which served up fresh oysters since 1826. But the oldest operating restaurant in the world is in Spain.

Did you know that restaurant is a French term? This term was once used to label the rich bouillons served at taverns and public houses in France in order to restore the spirits as well as to relieve ailments.

The most expensive burger in the world costs $5000. Indeed, there are plenty of expensive burgers out there but the most expensive ones are those of Fluer de Lys at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, offering an astonishing $5000 burger.

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