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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: Chex Mix

Posted by on Dec 10, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Chex Mix

Wheat Chex made its debut in 1937. The Corn and Rice varieties followed shortly thereafter. But legend has it that they found their true...

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Food: Thanksgiving Turkey

Posted by on Nov 26, 2009 in Food, Holiday | 1 comment

On Thanksgiving Day, everyone looks forward to a feast unlike any other day of the year. And while the supporting cast is important, the...

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Food: Pumpkin Pie

Posted by on Nov 19, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Pumpkin Pie

It’s that time of the year, when pumpkins line the roadside and canned pumpkin filling flees the grocer’s shelves. Some...

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Food: Grits

Posted by on Nov 7, 2009 in Food | 1 comment

I can hear it now from our readers outside of the South. “Grits? What exactly are grits? They look like colorless mush –...

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Food: Kona Coffee

Posted by on Nov 1, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Kona Coffee

I was surprised to learn how small the Kona coffee-growing region actually is. It’s only in the state of Hawaii, only on the Big...

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Food: Banana Splits

Posted by on Oct 25, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Banana Splits

For a small town (2000 population: 7,634), Latrobe, Pennsylvania has a lot to brag about. It’s the original hometown of Rolling Rock...

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Food: Philly Cheesesteak

Posted by on Oct 15, 2009 in Food | 1 comment

Hard as it is to believe, the original cheesesteak from Philadelphia was missing what you might consider a key ingredient – cheese....

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Food: Maine Lobsters

Posted by on Oct 5, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Maine Lobsters

We have lots of reasons to love Maine. For example, if it weren’t for Maine, Canada would come down next to Massachusetts. And we...

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Americana: Tailgating

Posted by on Sep 26, 2009 in Americana, Food, Sports | Comments Off on Americana: Tailgating

Long gone are the days when tailgating was limited to fried chicken and potato salad. Go to a ballgame today and you’ll see exclusive...

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Food: Brunswick Stew

Posted by on Sep 25, 2009 in Food | 2 comments

Sorry, Brunswick County, NC – you’re too late getting in this argument. Looks like Brunswick, GA and Brunswick County, VA are...

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