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Regional Foods

Discuss unique regional foods with Chowhounds--things like breakfast tacos in Texas, Cincinnati chili, Maryland blue crabs, Chicago-style pizza, Minnesota hotdish, and more.

A Comprehensive Guide to Barbecue Sauce Across the Country

Barbecue sauce is a blanket term that doesn't necessarily do justice to all the regional styles of BBQ sauce across the country. Let's take a look at the differences among them, from the obvious (white...
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BBQ Road Trip

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by delight64 6 days ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a BBQ road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia ...

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The ESSENCE of French Sauces

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by GTJ 1 day ago

My object: introduce myself formally, and a little rigorously, to *the French canon* to use Charlie's term. The more that I look into the question, the more certain I am of my general inexperience....

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A champion of the unplugged, earth-conscious life, Wendell Berry is still ahead of us

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by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

Today, October 12, is National Farmers Day. Unusual for me on a Saturday, I didn't make it to my local farmers market. In truth, I didn't even leave the house. However, the first thing I read this ...

Olive and Cream Cheese Sandwiches a Baltimore Only Treat?

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by placidothecat 10 years ago

My grandma used to make them for me, and I see them on the menu at some old school style delis downtown. My question: is this culinary delight a local Baltimore phenom, or is it more widespread?

Yucatecan restaurants in Portland

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by Mr Taster 2 months ago

Hello 'hounds I've begun freelancing for our local paper, The Oregonian. I did a deep dive into our city's Yucatecan community, and my story published online yesterday. Let me know what you ...

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest, Rhinebeck, Sept. 7-8...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Fall harvest festivals are coming up fast. Among them is the annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, N.Y. Sounds like a good reason to travel...

Food, restaurants, local cuisine in Namur (Belgium)/Ardennes (France)?

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by watermap 5 months ago

Group of cousins/partners renting a house in Province de Namur (Belgium) July 2019. Requesting locals/travelers' favorites/recommendations for restaurants, food, local cuisine, wineries, breweri...

Meet the remarkable Fu Pei-mei

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . Before Martin Yan wisecracked his way into the hearts of PBS viewers in the early ’80s, and long before Ming Tsai spread the gospel of East Meets West cooking on the Food Network, there was...

New Orleans style gumbo?

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by Yankee00 3 months ago

I realize that everyone has their own flavors and tastes, but I had Gumbo in New Orleans multiple years ago and it was the best I have had. I recall it having a brown base and full of flavor. Mos...

Whatever Happened to Portland?

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"The Eater Guide to the Pacific Northwest" dropped last week, https://www.eater.com/pacific-northwest-restaurants-portland-seattle . Meghan McCarron penned a nuanced look at the current eating scen...

Regional hot dogs

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by kdibble 5 months ago

What are some good hot dogs brands around the country. In Hartford we had grote & weigel and i really like them. We also had Hummels out of new haven. I don't mean a hot dog stand. I mean the brand...

Cincinnati - Historic Restaurants

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by jordanhamons 6 years ago

I'm finishing up my final semester at UC and I'm currently working on a project about the history of Cincinnati restaurants and our local specialities. I am planning on including the history of...

Dawn of the slow chicken?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" ... Big names in chicken are backing this movement, including Perdue Farms, the fourth-largest poultry producer in the U.S. In fact, more than 90 producers, food-service corporations, fast-food c...

American Indian Traditional Foods In USDA School Meals Programs: A Wisconsin Farm to School Toolkit

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Sharing this announcement: Greetings, The American Indian Traditional Foods In USDA School Meals Programs: A Wisconsin Farm to School Toolkit is a new resource to help source, menu, credit, a...

Cherokee Nation Seed Bank online distribution begins Feb. 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

“The native plants are just as much, or even a little bit more so, a part of Cherokee culture than are the crops. The native plants are harder to produce as we have to try and replicate an environm...

Good paczki by mail order?

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by PenskeFan 7 years ago

OK, so good mail-order paczki might be an oxymoron, but I am hoping it isn't. Last year I had resolved to get some, then it turned out I was going to be Up North in a place with lots of local ch...

Good food in Fairfax and Washington

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by ioana503 11 months ago

Hello all. I will be in Fairfax, VA, for a few days at the beginning of December and I should be able to spend a day in DC too. I don't drive, so I will not be able to go too far our of the way, bu...

Seeking the REAL "Brooklyn Style" Cannoli Recipe

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by vtheory 9 years ago

I have a serious Cannoli recipe problem, which I've been unable to resolve for several years. As many cannoli-philes have probably figured out, none of the recipes posted online or on this forum a...

Yuengling Beer: Why not west of the Mississippi?

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by seefoo 1 year ago

met a new friend. he drove out from Florida and met us at "elk-camp". i peeked into his RV and saw Yuengling beer. i've never tried it. my brother loves the stuff. me? it is kinda sweet for ...

What the Fluff? A Tribute to Union Square Invention

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by USMS 1 year ago

What the Fluff? A Tribute to Union Square Invention returns for a 13th year in Somerville! This zany and fun-filled festival honors the invention of Marshmallow Fluff by Archibald Query in Somervil...