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Perhaps nowhere is America’s melting pot heritage more obvious than in our food. Visit Gullah Restaurant near Charleston for authentic low country cuisine. Head up to Maine to savor the freshest lobster possible. From breakfast to a midnight snack, we’ll help you enjoy a taste of America.

Food: Clam Chowder

Posted by on Dec 29, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Clam Chowder

  Let’s not fight the battle of clam chowders here. Most Americans outside of New England know of basically two variations on...

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Food: McDonald's French Fries

Posted by on Dec 4, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: McDonald's French Fries

(Originally posted March 31, 2009) So I decided to start a new blog devoted to chronicling the little things that are special about...

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Food: Pumpkin Pie

Posted by on Nov 24, 2010 in Food | 1 comment

  It’s the official dessert of Thanksgiving. You could say the same for Christmas. And while we may not think of it at other...

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Food: Best Hamburgers (1)

Posted by on Nov 14, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Best Hamburgers (1)

  As much as I’d like to, I can’t get to every restaurant in the country and make this evaluation myself. But if you go to...

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Kid Stuff: Animal Crackers

Posted by on Nov 8, 2010 in Food, Kids Stuff | Comments Off on Kid Stuff: Animal Crackers

  The first cookies baked in the shape of animals came from the kitchens of Stauffer’s Biscuit Company in York, Pennsylvania...

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Food: Bucket of Chicken

Posted by on Nov 2, 2010 in Food | 2 comments

  Here’s a fascinating bit of trivia. The famous Kentucky Fried Chicken bucket was invented (if that’s the right word) by...

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Food: Chili

Posted by on Oct 27, 2010 in Food | 1 comment

  When the calendar gets deep into fall and winter, almost nothing tastes better than a steaming hot bowl of chili. Now, what goes in...

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Food: Peter Luger Steak House

Posted by on Oct 15, 2010 in Food, Travel | Comments Off on Food: Peter Luger Steak House

  There are lots of world-class steak houses in New York City. Some are new and innovative, such as The Strip House and BLT Prime....

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Food: Smithfield Ham

Posted by on Sep 29, 2010 in Food | 1 comment

Let’s start off by admitting that Smithfield Ham isn’t for everyone. These hams are dry salt-cured, slow hickory-smoked, and...

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Food: Vermont Maple Syrup

Posted by on Sep 22, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Vermont Maple Syrup

It’s a Saturday morning, and you’ve awakened with visions of pancakes in your head. Doesn’t take that long to prepare the...

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