A Taste of History

Tuesday 8PM-12:30AM ET

Get to know the Founding Fathers through the food they ate and the recipes they prepared. In this Emmy Award winning series, Chef Walter Staib brings America’s culinary heritage to life as he travels the globe to visit famous kitchens and exotic markets and then recreates the elegant and sumptuous dishes from the 1700s.

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About A Taste of History

Chef Walter Staib serves a delicious taste of history with a side of spectacular.

About the Host

Chef Walter Staib is a third generation award-winning restaurateur, James Beard-nominated chef, author, and culinary historian. He is the founder and president of Concepts By Staib, Ltd. and is currently the driving force behind one of the nation’s most unique dining establishments, Philadelphia’s City Tavern, a faithful recreation of an original 18th century tavern.

More From A Taste of History

Caper Vinaigrette Recipe

A simple and beautiful vinaigrette for the Marquis de Lafayette, who helped fund the American Revolution.

18th Century Toaster

How would you make toast on the 18th century battlefield?

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chef Walter Staib's restaurant pastry Chef, Diana Wolkow, makes a cake inspired by Martha Washington.