Iceberg lettuce was deemed horribly old-fashioned - a symbol of the "bland" 50's. Now the 1950's Mad Men TV series and iceberg lettuce are surfing a wave of popularity.
In the 1950's, it was common to see restaurants serving a wedge of iceberg lettuce smothered with a generous ladle of thick thousand island dressing. Now it's dressed up with a blue cheese dressing, carrot shreds, cubed beets, cherry tomatoes and a crisp bruchetta -- and still good.
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