Food: Fact or Fiction?

Do carrots really improve our eyesight? Did the Italians really invent pizza? Did salt win the Civil War? On Food: Fact or Fiction? host Michael McKean explores age-old adages and uncover fascinating food mysteries that are baked inside everything we eat. From pancakes to burgers to apple pie, we will reveal the accidental discoveries, clever marketing ploys, and war propaganda campaigns that have flavored our favorite dishes with a spoonful of fact and a dash of fiction.

Show Info

Airs on: United States Cooking Channel (2015 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 22:00 (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality
Genres: Food
Episodes ordered: 20 episodes

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Townie Treats

Episode 3x19; Apr 29, 2018

Pack your bags and grab a map because Michael McKean is heading out on a tasty tour of America's most delicious destinations. He b-lines for Boston to find out if Boston Cream Pie is a half-baked lie, goes sightseeing in Cincinnati to find the best G

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