Who Invented Pretzels?

Americans love pretzels, consuming around 181 million every year. But where do pretzels come from? Can we really credit one country with this tasty invention? Also, why do Philly pretzels look like that? Kae Lani has answers!

Delishtory brings you a tasty exploration into our favorite food obsessions. It's delicious, it's history - it's Delishtory!

Who Invented Pretzels?
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Join Check, Please! Philly host and self-proclaimed food nerd, Kae Lani Palmisano, for a tasty exploration of our favorite food obsessions. Each episode of Delishtory serves up a heaping helping of context for some of America’s most iconic dishes, offering insight into their origin and popularity.  Because everything tastes a little bit better when it’s sprinkled with facts. It’s delicious, it’s history – it’s Delishtory.  

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Who Invented Pretzels?

Americans love pretzels, consuming around 181 million every year. But where do pretzels come from? Can we really credit one country with this tasty invention?

Air Date: July 2, 2024

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Invasive species can have major impacts on habitats and ecosystems, but how do they redefine the food we eat? Whether it’s whiskey made ...

Air Date: June 18, 2024

Delishtory: Food Fights

Food Fights

Which would you rather be pelted with - an orange, an old tomato, or a fruitcake?

Air Date: April 28, 2021

Kae Lani Palmisano in Delishtory: Not Your Grandma's Cinnamon

Not Your Grandma’s Cinnamon

The cinnamon you're noshing on today is not the same kind your Granny used to sprinkle in her recipes.

Air Date: April 14, 2021

Kae Lani Palmisano next to a popsicle poster in Delishtory: Accidental Food Inventions

Accidental Food Inventions

Kae Lani Palmisano tells the tales behind a panicked dish created when the chef was away and one young boy's backyard experiment.

Air Date: April 7, 2021

Kae Lani Palmisano in Delishtory: Champagne Foods

Champagne Foods

You know, if it doesn't come from Kobe, it's really just sparkling beef.

Air Date: March 24, 2021

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Air Date: December 9, 2020

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