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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: Calabash Seafood

Posted by on Sep 10, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Calabash Seafood

First, a little history for those unfamiliar with today’s topic. There’s a little town in North Carolina, barely above the...

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Food: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted by on Sep 4, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ruth Wakefield holds a very important place in my life, and I didn’t even know her name until today. But I knew that someone invented...

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Food: The Varsity, Atlanta

Posted by on Aug 29, 2009 in Food, Travel | Comments Off on Food: The Varsity, Atlanta

“What’ll ya have!” For 81 years, visitors at The Varsity drive-in in Atlanta have been greeted with those words. In a...

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Food: Jamoca Almond Fudge

Posted by on Aug 20, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Jamoca Almond Fudge

What could be better on a 90-degree August day than ice cream? And what ice cream could be better than the unbelievably good Jamoca Almond...

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Food: Fried Chicken

Posted by on Aug 9, 2009 in Food | 2 comments

Don’t even start with me on nutrition and the health perils of fried foods. I’m not saying you should eat fried foods every...

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Food: Wendy's Frosty

Posted by on Aug 1, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Wendy's Frosty

Well, let’s be specific: chocolate Frosty. It’s not ice cream. And it’s not a milkshake. So what is it,...

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Food: Clam Box of Ipswich

Posted by on Jul 20, 2009 in Food | 1 comment

It is shaped like a clam box. As you can imagine, it’s become a landmark in Ipswich, Massachusetts, a quaint town about 30 miles...

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Food: Hershey's Kisses

Posted by on Jul 10, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Hershey's Kisses

When I worked in an office, I always kept a jar of Hershey’s Kisses on my desk. One day a co-worker brought her little girl to work,...

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Kid Stuff: Popsicles

Posted by on Jul 1, 2009 in Food, Kids Stuff | 1 comment

According to official Popsicle lore, these frozen treats came into being by accident. A man left some soda water with a stirring stick in...

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Food: Coca-Cola

Posted by on Jun 24, 2009 in Food | 2 comments

Yes, I realize that a significant percentage of you prefer Pepsi, which is itself a Great American Thing. Shoot, probably two percent of...

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