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Food: Dairy Queen

Posted by on May 3, 2011 in Food | 1 comment

I apologize to those currently on a diet for the pictures in this post. Dairy Queen makes the best milkshakes of any chain I’m aware...

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Americana: Soda Fountains

Posted by on Apr 27, 2011 in Americana | Comments Off on Americana: Soda Fountains

Okay, those of you under 30 bear with me for a few moments. Long, long ago, before a Walgreens or CVS occupied every corner, communities...

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Food: Apple Pie a la mode

Posted by on Mar 31, 2011 in Food | 2 comments

  On this, the second birthday of Great American Things, it’s time to ask this question: How did it take me two years to get...

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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: 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: 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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