Memorial Day Shashlik: East meets West

By |2014-05-25T19:45:36+00:00May 25th, 2014|Categories: Food, Meats, Memorial Day|Tags: , , , , |

Bet you didn't know that Memorial Day was actually borne out of the American Civil War and was initially known as Decoration Day. Back in 1868, on the first Decoration Day, 5,000 participants gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to decorate the graves of more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers. Nearly 100 years later, in 1967, [...]