FUN FOOD FACTS

  1. Tacos are Lebanese
    Lebanese immigrants took schwarma and switched pork for lamb and tortillas for pits
  2. Fish and chips are Sephardic Jewish
    Expelled from Iberia they brought fried fish to England
  3. Tempura is fish and chips' cousin
    Iberian missionaries to Japan were doing fish on Friday
  4. French fries are Belgian
  5. Benihana started in NYC
    In fact the whole teppanyaki thing is a postwar invention inspired by beef-crazed GIs