Appreciating all that makes America special

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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: Barbecue

Posted by on Jun 17, 2009 in Food | 1 comment

First, I appeal for calm. Nothing stirs the passions, especially among Southerners, quite like a discussion of which kind of barbecue sauce...

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Food: Starbucks Frappuccino

Posted by on Jun 9, 2009 in Food | 1 comment

It’s now summer. The temperature flirts with 90 most days. And just when you think you’ll melt into a little puddle of blog...

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Food: Heinz Ketchup

Posted by on Jun 4, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Heinz Ketchup

Actually, I had something different planned for today’s post. Then I typed “No. 57” in the subject line…and the...

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Food: Patsy's Pizza

Posted by on May 30, 2009 in Food, Travel | 1 comment

The American pizza community is basically divided into three camps. First, those who like thin crust pizza (let’s call them the...

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Food: Pop Tarts

Posted by on May 28, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Pop Tarts

In honor of the 50th entry in this esteemed list, we add a cultural icon nonpareil: Pop Tarts. I know what every Pop Tarts lover thinks of...

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Food: Oreo

Posted by on May 22, 2009 in Food | 1 comment

This isn’t about Double Stuf. Or Milk Chocolate Covered. Or Cakesters. No, friends, this is about the classic, unbeatable, try not to...

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Food: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Posted by on May 15, 2009 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme, originally uploaded by Scott Ableman. Supposedly, out there in America, there’s a big debate going on. Do you prefer...

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Food: Whitman’s Sampler

Posted by on May 10, 2009 in Americana, Food | Comments Off on Food: Whitman’s Sampler

I know, I know…someone already took the great dark chocolate ones , and you never get the chocolate-covered cherry (the “cherry...

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Food: Mrs. Rowe's Pies

Posted by on Apr 23, 2009 in Americana, Food | 5 comments

Okay, I realize this is way off the radar for most of you. It could go under the heading of “Roadside Food,” because Mrs....

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Americana: Girl Scout Cookies

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in Americana, Food, Kids Stuff | Comments Off on Americana: Girl Scout Cookies

They’re inescapable. Your niece sells them. They’re outside the local Kroger. Your coworker is selling them for her kid. So you...

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