Archaeologists’ dig of Pompeii fast-food court reveals tastes of ancient Romans

//Archaeologists’ dig of Pompeii fast-food court reveals tastes of ancient Romans

Archaeologists’ dig of Pompeii fast-food court reveals tastes of ancient Romans

A fast-food eatery at Pompeii has been excavated, helping to reveal dishes that were popular for the citizens of the ancient Roman city who were partial to eating out.Pompeii Archaeological Park’s long-time chief, Massimo Osanna said Saturday that while some 80 such fast-foods have been found at Pompeii, it is the first time such a hot-food-drink eatery – known as a thermopolium – was completely unearthed.A segment of the fast-food counter was partially dug up in 2019 during work to shore up…

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