The Hot Brown isn't just any old turkey sandwich. The storied sandwich has a history originating from glamorous parties at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky.
In the 1920s, the famous hotel drew more than 1,000 people each night for dinner and dancing. After a night of dancing, party goers were hungry but were tired of the usual ham-and-egg sandwiches so Chef Fred Schmidt got creative. He created his masterpiece, the Hot Brown, an open-faced turkey sandwich covered with bacon and Mornay...Full Story