Chess Pie (1866); OT: Restaurant Week in NYC

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Mon Jun 21 03:06:47 UTC 2004

From: "J. Eulenberg" <eulenbrg at U.WASHINGTON.EDU>
Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2004 10:22 PM
Subject: Re: Chess Pie (1866); OT: Restaurant Week in NYC

> Wasn't chess pie called Jefferson Davis pie in the South?

Perhaps.  Barry found a cite from 1909.  Proquest Historical has a cite from
1907.  These are the earliest I could find.  And you have to use "Jeff Davis
Pie" to find some of them.

Makes you wonder if the pie was truly served back in the day.

Sam Clements

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