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Quiche Lorraine, Bananas Foster, etc.

I'm trying to compile a list of dishes (not brands) that are named after specific people or places -- quiche Lorraine, crepes Suzette, bananas Foster, crab Louis, eggs Benedict, etc.

Care to contribute any others? If you know the story behind the name, so much the better!

Cheers,
Paul

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  1. Peach Melba (opera singer, I think), Pavlova (ballerina), Veal Oscar, Beef Stroganoff, anything Milanese, come to mind.

    1. Beef Wellington, Chicken Marengo, Caesar salad, tournedos Rossini.

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          1. re: Infomaniac

            The Mille Feuille aka Napolean was NOT named after the little Emperor. It was a derivation of the word Napolitan, someone from Naples.

          2. Waldorf salad. Melba toast. Sauce Escoffier. Burning Bush.