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Caesar Salad Was Named After Caesar Cardini, Not a Roman Emperor

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Myth: Caesar Salad was named after the Roman Emperor title. Caesar Cardini was an Italian born chef who immigrated to the United States after World War I. Despite having a home in San Diego, the Cardini family operated a restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico, primarily because of prohibition. Many Americans would go to Tijuana to drink, so business for restaurants at […]

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