• The Internet's Most Incredible Collection of Food History Has Been Saved

    5 days ago - By Eater

    Illustration by D'Ara Nazaryan
    The Food Timeline - librarian Lynne Olver's years-long endeavor to catalog the entire history of food - was in danger of disappearing forever, but it's found a new home at Virginia Tech University's special collections archive A few years ago, I was working on a story about bread soup when I stumbled upon a gold mine of culinary research called the Food Timeline. An obsessively catalogued, exhaustively comprehensive resource on the history of food, the Food Timeline is a lo-fi website free from advertising, where anyone can learn about the origins of what we...
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