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Taste Roanoke, Virginia

Taste Roanoke, Virginia From biscuits to baklava, craft beer to cabernet, Roanoke’s culinary scene is diverse. Story by Ginger Warder Poised between the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Appalachian Trail, Roanoke, Virginia mixes urban flavor with a small-town personality. Here you can find sophisticated cultural attractions like the world-class Taubman

Raise a Glass to Women at Chao Krung

Raise a Glass to Women at Chao Krung LA’s oldest Thai restaurant has California’s first all-female wine list. Story by Fiona Chandra As Los Angeles, California’s longest-running Thai restaurant, Chao Krung isn’t resting on its laurels. It’s kicking glass ceilings. When Chao Krung first opened its doors more than 50

2020-03-25T21:01:16+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, West Coast|Tags: , |0 Comments

San Francisco Ferry Building

San Francisco Ferry Building A Foodie Haven Story by Lauren David San Francisco, California is a world-renowned culinary destination. One of the challenges when visiting this city is figuring out just how many meals you can fit in before your visit is over. The San Francisco Ferry Building can help.

2020-03-24T17:27:37+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Regions, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: |0 Comments

Sip California’s Santa Cruz Mountains

Sip California’s Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Tasting in Silicon Valley’s Backyard Story and photos by Kai Oliver-Kurtin For many, a winetasting trip to Northern California means joining the crowded tasting rooms throughout Napa Valley and Sonoma. This leaves other savvy oenophiles to freely enjoy Silicon Valley’s best kept secret: wineries

2020-03-18T19:42:50+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Regions, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: |0 Comments

Authentic Irish Pubs in the USA

Authentic Irish Pubs in the USA Irish culture at straight-from-the-motherland pubs. Story by Ginger Warder Céad míle fáilte (pronounced Kay-od mee-leh foyle-cha) means a hundred thousand welcomes and that’s the kind of hospitality you’ll find in a real Irish pub. There’s a reason Irish people call their neighborhood watering hole

2020-03-11T12:22:37+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Regions, Southeast, Trends & Trails|Tags: , |0 Comments

Doumar’s Cones and Barbecue

Doumar’s Cones and Barbecue The world’s first waffle cone maker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Story by Abby Stewart In downtown Norfolk, Virginia, sits a timeless drive-in: Doumar's Cones and Barbecue. Here, carhops still come out to your car wearing soda jerk caps, serving up the best fresh-squeezed limeades and scratch-made

2020-02-19T16:32:02+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Cuisines, Desserts, Featured, Mid-Atlantic, Producers & Purveyors, Regions|Tags: |0 Comments

From TV Screens to History Books: Chef Nina Compton

From TV Screens to History Books: Chef Nina Compton Nina Compton proves that African-American contributions to American cuisine are about more than fried chicken and cornbread or pit barbeque and pecan pie. Story by Ginger Warder Recipe by Chef Nina Compton When Chef Nina Compton was named the runner-up—rather than

2020-02-11T20:23:05+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Appetizers, Caribbean Fusion, Cuisines, Featured, Recipes, South|Tags: , |0 Comments

Licorice International

Licorice International Licorice heaven in Lincoln, Nebraska. Story by Lisa Waterman Gray Photos by Kathy Plunkett Photography Who would have guessed that a Lincoln, Nebraska company offers the nation’s largest selection of black licorice? Danish Trollendrop, Kerr’s Licorice Toffee from Canada, and bite-sized Italian Rombetti by Amarelli are only a

2020-02-10T18:43:31+00:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Cuisines, Desserts, Featured, Midwest, Producers & Purveyors, Regions|Tags: |0 Comments

Strawberry Hill Povitica

Strawberry Hill Povitica Story by Diana Lambdin Meyer Povitica is a mouthful, starting with its pronunciation. Even long-time customers of the indulgence at Strawberry Hill Povitica in Kansas City commonly mispronounce poh-va-TEET-sa. Povitica is a Slavic word for a delightfully rich bread that can be found in Eastern Europe as