1860 @WhitstableUK sending 50 million *oysters to @London But with industralization and demand. With dredging, oyster beds were over fished and sewage was dumped in the water. *Typhoid outbreaks and other diseases closed many oyster beds.
1st chocolate shop opened @London in 1657. White's and the Garrick, got their start as chocolate houses. 16th and 17th C Jews who escaped persecution in Spain, brought *Chocolate to @Paris@Amsterdam Swiss 1819 made bars. Still obscure in US 1893.
1965 *CarlySimon left NYC on *QUeenMary for @Southhampton and took train to @London staying at *HotelRussell (1900) @KimptonFitzroyLondonHotel in *AndrewLloydWebber*Cats song The Journey to the Heaviside Layer.