Fun British food facts! I personally disagree with the sandwich one (yes, it's named for the Earl of Sandwich, but I'm sure someone else would have come up with the idea sooner), but this is neat nonetheless.
Ruth Graves Wakefield is who invented chocolate chip cookies. In 1933 Ruth and her husband Kenneth were running the Toll House Inn in Whitman Massachusetts.. Although the Toll House Inn in Whitman Massachusetts is no longer, the cookies have lived on. Nestle still uses this original recipe on the backs of all their chocolate chip bags, and Toll House is a universal term in reference to the chocolate chip cookie.
"Modern chemistry? Tick. Color photography? Tick. Both Irish inventions, and, as you can see from the infographic, there are many more. And when it comes to refreshing beverages, it’s not just Guinness that should come to mind. Raise a toast to soda water and chocolate milk, both Irish inventions to rival the black stuff. Read more: 10 Irish Inventions That Changed The World - An Infographic"