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2,000-Year-Old Fast Food Stands Called Thermopolia Discovered In Pompeii

Thursday, April 4, 2019

A thermopolium was a fast-food stand meant for the lower class Pompeiians who didn’t have cooking tools or amenities of their own to eat, drink, and socialize. It might seem as though our modern-day appreciation of food trucks and portable snacks is entirely contemporary. As it turns out though, even residents of Pompeii were grabbing meals on the go. According to The Guardian, archaeologists have just discovered around 150 thermopolia, or snack bars, littered…