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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.

BBQ Side Trips on Tennessee’s Music Highway

January 8th, 2019|Categories: Barbecue, Cuisines, Featured, Regions, Southeast|Tags: , |

Consider this a second helping of “Eating Your Way Down the Music Highway,” as we here at Foodie Travel USA showcase more of the best dining options along Tennessee’s Music Highway, the official designation of the strip of Interstate 40 that runs between Nashville and Memphis. The route is only about a four-hour drive between the two major cities, so really, what’s your hurry? Take your time and savor some great out-of-the-way restaurants with a short side-trip or several stops off the main highway. If the word “barbecue" isn’t enticing enough, consider at least taking a break from watching mile markers click by to stretch your legs where the air smells delicious.

Barbecue Tourism is a Trip Through History

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

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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.

Gas Station Eats

July 10th, 2018|Categories: Americana, Barbecue, Cuisines, Mexican, Regions, South, Southeast, Southern|Tags: |

The best Southern food isn’t always where you’d expect. While the region certainly does have its award-winning restaurants, some of the best dishes come from humble roadside eateries and even inside gas stations. While not entirely a Southern phenomenon, we’ve certainly perfected the gas station eats. And each state offers something different.

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