Trends & Trails2018-09-03T21:47:55+00:00

For Love of Cheese Curds

June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Regions, Trends & Trails|Tags: |

Though cheese curds have been considered (somewhat jokingly) a food group in Wisconsin for decades, they are just now finding their way to other parts of the country. It is time everyone else discover these deep-fried nuggets of heaven. Since June is National Dairy Month, it seems the ideal time to indulge! Why has Wisconsin had a monopoly on cheese curds? Wisconsinites are serious about cheese and the art of cheesemaking. The USA is home to just 60 master cheesemakers, all of whom live and work in Wisconsin, making it a cheesemaking epicenter.

The World’s Largest Bourbon Collection

May 14th, 2020|Categories: Cocktails, Cuisines, Featured, Regions, Southeast, Trends & Trails|Tags: , |

The World’s Largest Bourbon Collection Explore the impressive collection at Prohibition Bourbon Bar in Northern Kentucky. Story by Chris Chamberlain Photos courtesy Kim and Peter Newberry If you haven’t heard the news yet, Northern Kentucky is home to some of the greatest bourbon bars in

“Find” Dining: Learn to Forage with Expert Guides

May 5th, 2020|Categories: Cuisines, Featured, Native, Native, North, Northeast, Recipes, Regions, Trends & Trails|Tags: , |

“Find” Dining: Learn to Forage with Expert Guides Story by Ginger Warder Be Safe! Never eat wild plants without the guidance of a local expert, such as those found at the Native Plant Society Forget farm-to-table dining and take a learning leap into

Spirits Coast to Coast

April 9th, 2020|Categories: Cocktail Recipes, Cocktails, Cuisines, Featured, North, Northeast, Producers & Purveyors, Recipes, Regions, Southwest, Trends & Trails, West|Tags: |

Spirits Coast to Coast Distilleries from New York to Montana help each other's businesses thrive. By Katie DeTar Lalley Butte, Montana may seem a world apart from Rochester, New York. But when it comes to unique craft beverages, these cities—and others like them—collaborate with creativity.

Taste Roanoke, Virginia

April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Featured, Regions, Southeast, Trends & Trails|Tags: , , , , |

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