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Thanksgiving Culinary Traditions

November 6th, 2018|Categories: Americana Recipes, Featured, Mid-Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic Recipes, Midwest, North, Northeast, Northwest, Recipes, Regions, South, Southeast, Southern Recipes, Southwest, West Coast|Tags: , |

Dressing or stuffing? Pumpkin or sweet potato pie? Brine, baste, roast or deep-fry the bird? What you consider to be the “correct” answer to these and other culinary questions about our nation’s annual Thanksgiving feast depend largely on where you live.

10 Foodie Experiences from Classic Movies

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Regions, South, Southeast, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: , , |

“I'll have what she's having” is arguably one of the most recognized lines in movie history. Rob Reiner and Nora Ephron's 1989 “When Harry Met Sally” humorously explores the difference between men and woman and whether or not they can really be friends. Sally, played by Meg Ryan, is depicted as a picky eater who wants things the way she wants them. She's eating a deli sandwich in the classic scene, proof that movie food scenes layer theme into cuisine.

4 Spectacular Rooftop Restaurants

August 7th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, South, Southeast, West|Tags: |

A delectable dish, a fine vintage, and attentive service are all elements that can turn a lunch or dinner into a memorable meal. Add a dash of romantic ambience, and the dining experience moves into the realm of exquisite. In many cities, one restaurant captures that combination perfectly because of an unparalleled feature: It sits atop a hotel, an office building or a landmark where the vistas are a key amenity.

Barbecue Tourism is a Trip Through History

July 16th, 2018|Categories: Barbecue, Cuisines, Featured, Midwest, Regions, South, Southeast|Tags: , |

It’s not a big exaggeration to say that the history of barbecue mirrors the history of the United States of America. Both stories include regional rivalries, immigrant contributions, arguments that pit brother against brother yet ultimately come together in an understanding of how our differences make us stronger.

Food Trails

July 10th, 2018|Categories: Midwest, North, Northeast, Regions, Southeast, Trends & Trails|Tags: , |

Themed food trails keep popping up nationwide. If we were to map the routes all out on a map the lines might look like a plate full of spaghetti. The appeal is simple: Visit a place famous for a certain type of food and don’t enjoy that tasty dish just once, have it a whole heck of a lot. Indulge while you’re in the best place to get that specific yumminess. Dig in and discover how different chefs give that local specialty their own special twist. Satisfy your curiosity and specific craving. Calories don’t count on vacation, right?