Happy Hour With Salt & Barrel

Happy hour has become a well-deserved break for the 9-5 workers. There’s nothing like meeting friends and family at your local bar after a hard day’s work to relax and grab a drink for less cash. You may be surprised to learn that happy hour actually originated in the early 20th Century and has since transformed into the after-work staple that we all know and love.

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The History of New York & Its Oysters

Do you know the history of New York and its oysters? It’s a very long one by American standards. In fact, it dates to colonial times when the popularity of oysters led the Dutch colonists to place restrictions on oyster harvesting due to overproduction in the 17th century. This is WAY before staple foods like pizza, hotdogs, and pretzels became the pillars of popular New York dining.

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