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Francisco Mejia

Mrs. Hensel
English IV
22 September 2014
Annotated Bibliography: Foods of Today
Hageman, William. "America's First Foodie." Chicago Tribune. Tribune Newspaper,
Oct. 2012. Web. 17 Sept. 2014.
This Article explains how French food was brought to America. French food was brought to
America during the American Revolution. Jefferson went to Paris to learn French and practice
his culinary skills. He also brought his slave with him. America only has 8 of his written recipes.
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his culinary skills he learned from French to America.
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Billerica, Blanca. "Mexican Food in America: How the U.S. Came to Love Mexican Cuisine."
Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant.com. N.P. 24 Apr. 2014. Web. 23 Sept. 2014.
This article talks about how Mexican immigrants came to the U.S to open their Mexican
restaurant. They brought their cooking skills with them Mexican restaurants started out in Texas

since Mexico was borderline to Texas. Mexican food is popular in America today that salsa is
the number 1 condiment in U.S. They are the ones who made America love Mexican food today.
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brought into the U.S. It is reliable because it gives me a background on how Mexican food was
brought through the Texas and Mexico border. This article is up to date.
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U.S. Immigrants from Mexico came across the border to Texas, and with them they brought their
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"The Man Who Brought Sushi to America." Tokyo Journal. Ed. Anthony Al-Jamie.
Tokyo Journal International, Inc., 15 May 2013. Web. 24 Sept. 2014.
This interview talks about how Sadagoro Hoshizaki brought Japanese food to America. Kanai,
President of Mutual trading, talks about the founder of the organization Hoshizaki, how he
brought Japanese food to America. Kanai opened a new restaurant called “Kawafuku” which was
the first restaurant to serve sushi. As more Americans started to try sushi, they started to love it.
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"How American Chinese Food Came To Be." Huffington Post. Ed. David Chan.

Huffungtonpost.com, Inc., 26 Sept. 2012. Web. 25 Sept. 2014.
In the 20
th
century Chinese immigrants came during the gold rush. Many of them brought their
Chinese recipes with. Soon Chinese food was Americanized and which made Chinese food lack
their original ingredients. Traveling to the U.S made it hard for the Chinese to bring their goods
to the U.S.
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brought in America from the beginning. This article is up to date.
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brought to America, and this article explains it very well. It tells me how Chinese people brought
Chinese food to America.