Video: “Maybe Pie is the new travel/sandwich?”

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RIGHT PANTS 003: Did you know the first recorded pie was found in King Rama II’s tomb from ancient Egypt? Or that Romans made a pie called “The Placenta”? The English, meanly, added songbirds to the recipe.

And the first pie-in-the-face gag dates from the 1909 film “Mr Flip,” a four-minute short made in Chicago. (It’s easy to miss the pie shot; it’s in the last few seconds and barely visible.)

Pie is on my mind as I continue my efforts to like food more, and wonder if pie could be the new sandwich?

Here I am asking Brooklyn the question “what is a sandwich?”

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About Robert Reid

Robert Reid is a travel writer (Lonely Planet, New York Times, ESPN), travel expert (Today Show, CNN's Headline News), travel videographer (76-Second Travel Show) and travel artist (don't ask).
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