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Strawberry Hill Povitica

December 27th, 2019|Categories: Cuisines, Desserts, Eastern European, Featured, Midwest, Producers & Purveyors, Regions|Tags: , |

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

Merry and Bright Holiday Hotel Meals

December 9th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, Regions, Trends & Trails|Tags: , , , , , |

Merry and Bright Holiday Hotel Meals Story by Jill Gleeson When you and yours crave delicious holidays, options abound! While you might choose to prepare a festive meal and even pour some exceptional spirits at home, you might also treat yourself to a getaway to

It’s Pumpkin Season!

October 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Regions, South, Southeast, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: , |

Fairytales are responsible for the word “pumpkin,” which first appeared in print in the 17th century. Pumpkins served as a magical coach in nursery rhyme long before becoming a symbol for the month of October. Today, foodies enjoy pumpkins’ ability to grow in the garden, add delicious flavor to a wide range of foods, plus stand as seasonal décor from Halloween through Thanksgiving.

Sip Southern Illinois

September 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Regions, Trends & Trails|Tags: |

The main highway leads to a blacktop country road that narrows as it winds for miles through forests and farmland. Just when you think your GPS must be wrong and you’re lost in the middle of nowhere a sign points to a nearly hidden driveway. Suddenly a stuccoed Tuscan villa, glowing gold in the afternoon sun, appears before row upon row of grape vines.

Independent Bookstore Eats

July 25th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Regions, Southeast, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: |

Today's independent bookstore owners will tell you it's not enough just to sell books. They have to plan events, serve lunch, and offset the bottom line with booze. That's just the nature of the business, but who doesn't like to curl up with a good book and sip from a glass of wine while nibbling on a pastry or panini?