today is National Chocolate Milkshake Day. Although if you’re like me, that’s a lot every day. Because…chocolate. Some people may have a few places to celebrate today. McDonald’s And other fast food places that always rock on demand. And even local dining venues are an option, if you so desire Apple Bee’s. But this is VegasBaby, so we have choices when it comes to our dining choices. But first, let’s get some information about the history of this holy day.
According to nationaldaycalendar.com, “The term milkshake first appeared in 1885. During this period, a milkshake was referred to as a “strong and healthy” alcoholic beverage of eggnog mixed with eggs, whiskey, and other ingredients. Pharmacies offered the drink as a tonic and remedy for customers. By 1900, pharmacies offered this “health drink” with chocolate, strawberry or vanilla syrup. In the early 1900s, people began ordering the new treat with a scoop of ice cream. Isn’t that just like us? The desire to turn something healthy into something bad and tasty. But I could… In 1911, Hamilton Beach drink mixers began being used for soda fountains. In 1922, Stephen Poplawski The electric mixer or drink mixer was invented, resulting in the consistency of the milkshake we know today. By the 1920s and 1930s, milkshakes had become a popular drink in malt stores everywhere. Besides milkshakes, malted milkshakes became popular drinks at soda fountains in the 1920s.
Although we don’t have as many malt stores left as we did a century ago (although you can still find a few), we do have plenty of places in Las vigas It can make a delicious shake for National Chocolate Milkshake Day. Here are a few of our favourites.
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