There is a french version of ravioli which explains why ravioli is offered in french cuisine restaurants despite being a pasta. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravโ€ฆ
Chef Boyardee of canned Ravioli fame was awarded both the Gold Star order of excellence from the US War Dept. & the Order of Lenin from Russia for supplying rations to allied troops during WWII en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ettโ€ฆ
Chinese dumplings are called "Peking ravioli" in the Boston area because when Joyce Chen opened her Chinese restaurant in Cambridge she thought it would sound more appealing to the large Italian population in the area. npr.org/sections/thesalt/โ€ฆ
Smuckers tried to patent "uncrustables" PB&J sandwiches, to no avail. They resembled ravioli too much. mentalfloss.com/article/7โ€ฆ
Today I learned that not all moons are spherical. For example, Saturn has a moon named Pan that is shaped like a ravioli. npr.org/sections/thetwo-wโ€ฆ
Chef Boyardee of canned Ravioli fame was awarded both the Gold Star order of excellence from the US War Dept. & the Order of Lenin from Russia for supplying rations to allied troops during WWII en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ettโ€ฆ
Smucker'sยฎ was denied a patent for their Uncrustablesยฎ sandwiches due to the similarities to ravioli and pie crusts. nbcnews.com/id/7432980
Certain words can't be used for a pokemon's nickname, such as Ravioli. bulbapedia.bulbagarden.neโ€ฆ
Smuckers owns a patent for all โ€œsealed crustless sandwichesโ€. It includes any โ€œedible foodโ€ that can be placed between two circular layers of bread with crimped edges. However, no other companies own patents for pie crusts or ravioli processes because they're considered common/simple ideas. patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nโ€ฆ
Chef Boyardee was commissioned by the US military during World War II for the production of army rations, requiring their factory to run 24 hours a day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheโ€ฆ
The Japanese term โ€œloliโ€ comes from the Russian-American book โ€œLolitaโ€, which describes a middle-aged manโ€™s obsession with a twelve-year-old girl, Dolores, who he nicknames Lolita. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lolโ€ฆ
A framed decree from L'Arte dei Salaroli (1250) on the wall of Bologna roughly translates to, โ€œIf you make fake mortadella without the approval of the Salaroli, your body will be stretched on the rack three times, you will be fined 200 gold coins, and all the food you make will be destroyed.โ€ 10best.com/interests/foodโ€ฆ
Crime syndicates exist for stealing and trafficking bee colonies and the bees can be worth millions of dollars theguardian.com/environmeโ€ฆ
Dr. Thomas Midgely, inventor of both leaded-gasoline and chlorofluorocarbon with the best of intentions, devised an ingenious system of pulleys and strings to pull his polio-stricken body out of bed, which tangled around his neck, and killed him. bbc.com/news/business-405โ€ฆ
"Pan" the second moon of Saturn, is irregularly shaped because it has accidentally captured some of Saturn's ring material. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panโ€ฆ
The real Chef Boyardee (Ettore "Hector" Boiardi) directed the catering at President Woodrow Wilsons wedding reception in 1915. history.com/news/hungry-hโ€ฆ

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