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December 21, 2022 40 min

This eponymous foods episode only has two foods in it – and they couldn’t be more different! One is a flaming dessert, and one is a meat patty. 


  • Salisbury, James Henry. “The Relation of Alimentation and Diseases.” New York. J.H. Vail and Company. 1888. Accessed online:
  • “Universal Food Chopper.” John Fitzgerald Kenned National Historic Site.
  • “Salisbury Steak.” The Windsor Review. April 8, 1886.
  • “Salisbury Steak.” Boston Evening Transcript. January 30, 1885.
  • Bramen, Lisa. “Salisbury Steak: Civil War Health Food.” Smithsonian. June 22, 2011.
  • McNulty, Ian. “The Brennan Family: A Luscious Legacy.” French
  • Rawley, Joe. “Historic Brennan’s Restaurant Closed.” June 28, 2013.
  • MacCash, Doug. “Ralph Brennan unopposed in purchase of Brennan's restaurant name.” Orleans Times-Picayune. July 8, 2014.
  • Evans, Edward and Fredy Ballen. “Banana Market.” University of Florida, IFAS Extension.
  • Rodriguez, Fernando. “Lewd and Lascivious: French Quarter Clean-up Campaigns by Business and Civic Organizations in 1950s New Orleans.” Louisiana State University Doctoral Dissertations. July 21, 2021.
  • Euraque, Dario A. “Cliché and Charicature.” May 12, 2021.,of%20bananas%20in%20the%20world.
  • “Dr. James Salisbury - Inventor of the Salisbury Steak.” The Village of Bratenahl.
  • Brennan, Ella, and Ti Martin. “Miss Ella of Commander's Palace.” Gibbs Smith, 2016.
  • Bethune, Meredith. “The Sweet Success Of Bananas Foster Has An Unsavory Past.” NPR. September 30, 2016.'s%20Restaurant.,-Kerri%20McCaffety%2FCourtesy&text=%22It%20was%20a%20huge%20product,was%20invented%20there%20in%201951.
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