Friday, February 26, 2010

Hercules Was Not An Ordinary Man

As President George Washington's chief cook, he was one of the first great chefs of Philadelphia, a city with a long and rich culinary history. He went by only a single name -- Hercules.

He seemed to be everywhere at once as he supervised preparation of elaborate banquets in the presidential mansion at 6th and Market streets, but Hercules was not an ordinary man. Click here to learn why.

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