WATCH | If you want to celebrate the best national food and beverage holidays in April, hit up a local watering hole whose kitchen is still open, because you'll likely be able to order a beer (April 7) and grilled cheese sandwich (April 12), after you scarf a pretzel (April 26) at the bar.
April 7 is National Beer Day. Barley beer was brewed in Iran as early as 3400 B.C.
WATCH | Posing as Brian McGee, a teenage Homer Simpson "drank some very good beer," thanks to a fake I.D.
April 12 is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day. Served at New York City's Serendipity 3, the world's most expensive grilled-cheese ($214) is made with French Pullman champagne bread, edible gold flakes, white truffle butter, and rare Caciocavallo Podolico cheese that's cave-aged for 14 months.
WATCH | The 2014 Jon Favreau movie "Chef" devotes a scene to the making of a gooey grilled cheese sandwich.
April 26 is National Pretzel Day. Legend has it Italian monks invented pretzels in 610 B.C.
WATCH | On "Seinfeld," Kramer rehearses the line "These pretzels are making me thirsty" for a Woody Allen film.
VOTE | Now for a difficult decision: Which of these foods is most worthy of a national holiday?