According to legend, the Cobb salad was created at the Brown Derby Restaurant in Hollywood. As with many "how this began stories" We don't know how much is actual fact, but the official story from the Brown Derby is that one night in 1937, Bob Cobb, then owner of The Brown Derby, prowled hungrily in his restaurant's kitchen for a snack.
Opening the huge refrigerator, he pulled out this and that: a head of lettuce, an avocado, some romaine, watercress, tomatoes, some cold breast of chicken...
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Posted on October 22, 2011 in: Good Times Recipes