8/11/2016 – Olympic Cities Part 2


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

With NBC and all NBC Universal subsidiaries in full Olympic coverage, it seems appropriate to have an Olympic theme food series. I’ll serve as your Costas, and we’ll go through 10 more host cities to find out what food you can enjoy at all of them. Enjoy!

Berlin 1936: Unlike a bratwurst which is made of veal and pork but focusing on pork, what German sausage seen here is made of veal and pork, but focusing on veal?

Question 1936

London 1948: Named after the school where it was created, name this dessert made of crushed meringue, cream, and strawberries/bananas.

Question 1948

Helsinki 1952: The pastry seen here, made with rye flour and filled with rice and butter, is associated with what region of Finland, after which they are named? The Kalevala, a 19th century poetry collection that is a national epic, was also created in this region.

Question 1952

Melbourne 1956: Also a verb used in film editing, name the Australian treat seen here, where lime ice surrounds a usually vanilla ice cream?

Question 1956

Rome 1960: Name the classic Roman dish seen here, based on eggs, cheese, and bacon, and whose name might refer to a secret society whose members were nicknamed “charcoal burners”.

Question 1960

Tokyo 1964: Literally translating as “grilled chicken”, name the popular chicken dish where chicken is skewered with a kushi, and are served with tare sauce.

Question 1964

Mexico City 1968: Hot chocolate famously has its roots in the Aztec empire. According to findings, which subgroup did NOT drink hot chocolate, due to being separated at feasts?

Munich 1972: Bavarian cuisine and especially Munich are known for what kind of food or drink location, one of which is shown here?

Question 1972

Montreal 1976: What Montreal neighborhood is the home of two famous bakeries: Fairmount Bagel and St. Viateur Bagel, and Montreal’s famous bagel scene is strongly connected to these two bakeries?

Question 1976

Moscow 1980: What drink seen here is a fermented rye drink, popular in Russia and the Baltic, is roughly 1% alcohol and often flavored with strawberries or raisins?

Question 1980

Tomorrow: We round out the Olympics by taking care of 1984 LA through 2016 Rio.


1936. Bockwurst
1948. Eton mess
1952. Karelia
1956. Splice
1960. Carbonara
1964. Yakitori
1968. Women
1972. Beer garden
1976. Mile End
1980. Kvass

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