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Grazers’ Dining Guide to the NC Sandhills

May 7th, 2021|Categories: Americana, Barbecue, Cuisines, Featured, Regions, Restaurants, Southeast, Southern|Tags: |

Visitors to North Carolina’s Pinehurst and Southern Pines region will find culinary options outnumber even golf courses. Whether you come to shop, explore, adventure, or golf, you’ll find the dining and libations options are as varied and impressive as the area’s storied courses.

Blue Sun Soda Shop

April 13th, 2021|Categories: Americana, Cuisines, Featured, North, Regions|Tags: |

Tens of thousands of soda bottles line the shelves, filled with liquids of every possible hue. Most of the beverage flavors are familiar—root beer, cola, strawberry. But some sound like a mad scientist's concoction—buffalo wing, blue cheese-flavored. Located in the Minneapolis suburb of Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, Blue Sun Soda Shop claims to stock the nation’s largest selection of soda, ranging from popular craft brands to wacky novelties.

12+ Best Restaurants (right now) in Washington D.C.

March 16th, 2021|Categories: Americana, Coastal, Cuisines, Ethiopian, Featured, Fine Dining, Greek, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Peruvian, Trends & Trails, Vietnamese|Tags: |

Washington D.C.’s restaurant scene is diverse, with multi-cultural restaurants serving African, Indian, East Asian, Middle Eastern, European, South and Central American, to name just a few of the culinary options. Come taste the bounty of seafood caught in the Chesapeake Bay and the harvest from MidAtlantic region farms. Some menus showcase wine from the vineyards of Maryland and Virginia as well as dairy and meats from the Shenandoah Valley.

Cornbread Chat

November 12th, 2020|Categories: Americana, Cuisines, Featured, Mid-Atlantic, Regions, Southeast, West|Tags: , |

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Cornbread is a quintessential American dish with many different interpretations, from savory to sweet. For many Americans, it’s a tradition, a reminder of home, a family recipe, a tasty way to bring memories of meals with loved ones to life.

Turkey Talk

November 5th, 2020|Categories: Americana, Americana Recipes, Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Producers & Purveyors, Southwest|Tags: , , , |

Thanksgiving may look different this year at most homes, but the real VIP at your holiday table can continue tradition: the Thanksgiving turkey. Each November an estimated 46 million turkeys are consumed around Thanksgiving, according to the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. To learn more about turkeys, we headed straight to farmers who raise heritage breeds and are serving up insights along with some recipes here.

Celestial Seasonings Tea Tour

May 26th, 2020|Categories: Americana, Cuisines, Featured, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, West|Tags: |

Curled up on the couch with a steaming cup of Sleepytime or swaying in a rocker with a glass of iced Red Zinger, most of us have had the pleasure of sipping Celestial Seasonings herbal tea. It is a cup of comfort known across the nation and beyond. Celestial Seasonings is the world's most widely distributed purveyor of herbal infusions, annually selling 1.6 billion tea bags that are all produced in the plant outside Boulder, Colorado.

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