What staple of American cuisine was introduced to New Yorkers in the 1870s by German immigrant Nathan Handwerker?

    What staple of American cuisine was introduced to New Yorkers in the 1870s by German immigrant Nathan Handwerker?
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    Although it seems like a recent addition to the New York dining scene, focaccia has been available since the first decade of the twentieth century. The bread was introduced in 1904 by a Sicilian restaurant on Columbia Street named Ferdinando's Focacceria.

     

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