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  • Spanakopita

    Greece is located in the southern part of Europe in the Mediterranean. There is two large peninsulas, Chalcidice and Peloponnese, that is projected and shapes the formation of the country Greece. The history of this country was founded by the “Indo-European peoples, including the Mycenaeans, began entering Greece about 2000 B.C. and set up a sophisticated civilization” (Greece). From December 1944 to October 16, 1949, the Greek civil war happened and the Communist guerrillas conceded defeated. With the help of U.S. and the Truman Doctrine, the Greek government was able to help fight against the Communists people. Finally, in December of 1974, Greece was able to declare a republican country. Currently, Greece is under parliamentary republic…

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  • My Greek-American Culture

    However, being adopted into my best friend’s Greek Orthodox family my senior year gave me not only more opportunities but also more cultural exposure. Every Sunday night at family dinner, they would share parts of their Greek-American culture with me, especially through food. My adopted mom would spend all day preparing a meal that could include spanakopita, Greek salad, and fasolada. Since moving in with them, I have developed a specific interest in their culture and in the country of Greece as…

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  • Descriptive Essay: The Meatpacking District

    warehouses. The loft-like space of the restaurant has many rugged aspects like the hanging warehouse pendant lights and the metallic components throughout, however Fig and Olive also has a calm Mediterranean feel to its decor. The industrial aspects are balanced out by their clay walls, sky lights, and olive plants throughout. There are also modern characteristics woven into the restaurant's design with their full wall shelves of wine and olive oil. Those olive oils are Fig and Olive's brand…

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  • History Of Pizza Essay

    The History of Pizza There is much iteration of just how pizza became the food that we know and love today. One story says that pizza has been around since the Stone Age when people would bake crude bread on the stones of a fire and after the cooking of this bread they would top it off with different seasonings and toppings. They would use this bread as a plate to sop up broth or gravies (Stradley, p. 1). Another story says that pizza was founded in Naples, by the Greeks, in the 1700s. The story…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: When I Buy A Pizza

    Have you ever sat at home and just got the urge for a pizza? We all do this but some of us simply go to the closest pizza shop and get a greasy, overpriced pizza, feel unhealthy the next morning and regret buying the pizza, as well as having less money in our pockets. I have done this plenty of times. I would be much better off if I thought about my decision before just jumping in the car and going to the nearest place. From this moment onwards, I know where I will be going for a pizza even if…

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  • Huy Fong Foods Case Study

    Background: Huy Fong Foods is an American Company founded in 1980 in Los Angeles, California.1 Huy Fong Foods headquarters is in Irwindale, California (“Huy Fong Foods”, n.d). The founder of Huy Fong Foods is David Tran who came to America in 1978 as a Vietnamese refugee (“Huy Fong Foods”, n.d). Upon moving to California, David Tran, noticed there was a lack of hot sauces that pleased his Vietnamese palate (Hammond, 2013). Because of this, he decided to make his own hot sauce. He started in…

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  • Labor Day Bbq Food

    The Top 5 Labor Day BBQ Foods Labor Day is nearly here – are you ready for it? The upcoming holiday weekend marks the end of summer for many people, and it is an ideal time to celebrate and relax with loved ones, friends, neighbors, and coworkers. If you’re like countless other Labor Day revelers, you’re probably planning a trip to the grocery store to pick up ingredients for your holiday barbecue. The following are five of the top Labor Day BBQ foods, as well as a few easy ways to prepare…

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  • Essay About Japanese Cuisine

    Japanese cuisine is well-known by many people in the world. Some people love them because of the delicious favor, others love them because of the healthy nutrition. For me, the Japanese cuisine is a unique art. There are many things affect to Japanese cuisine: history, social, regional, and political. The most popular food when people are asked about Japanese cuisine is sushi. Sushi is a combination of cooked vinegared rice with other things like vegetables, seafood… Depend on structure, they…

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  • Marketing Strategy Of Domino's Pizza And Pizza Hut

    Comparative Study on marketing strategies of Domino’s Pizza and Pizza Hut Domino’s Pizza and Pizza Hut aim to provide quality food and to deliver excellent customer service. They both use geographic, psychographic and demographic factors to reach their target market. Marketing Mix of Domino’s Pizza Product: Domino’s Pizza implemented an adaptive strategy, in order to create different pizzas to suit the likes of consumers from different countries. Due to increasing popularity, Domino’s Pizza…

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  • Why Was Cucina Fresca Pasta Successful

    Turearth Healthy Foods Why was Cucina Fresca pasta successful? • Trueearth was he 1st to exploit the opportunity to produce healthier gourmet pastas and sauces made from superior ingredients • Significant research was done before investment and launch unlike their usual approach that’s based on intuition • A part of the consumers research said, 1. Consumers were drifting towards homemeal replacements 2. Growth of refrigerated pastas that was more tastier and authentic than the dry pasta 3.…

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