Rationing and food shortages had a huge impact on the average citizen and upon the restaurant business in Santa Cruz County during the 1940s. The lives of restaurant owners and their employees were significantly changed and forever...
Texan Dishes and Texan Appetites In a fascinating, annotated facsimile of Austin's first book of "receipts" (recipes), we're going to take a tour through Lone Star history that's sure to rouse your appetite....
Patrick Baude was a beloved professor at Indiana University until his death in 2011. But he was also a wonderful writer, a wine columnist whose columns ended up covering far more than grapes and drinks.
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Pearl Beer is an iconic Texas brand and landmark, second only to the Alamo itself. While Tex-Mex cuisine has proven to be universally popular, many don’t see as easily that Germans and Bohemians have made essential contributions...
The biggest story to hit Indiana’s food scene recently has been the New York Times’ celebration of the fried chicken in the southern part of the Hoosier state. “If you see a steeple in southeastern Indiana,” wrote...
(*not just for breakfast anymore) What’s your favorite breakfast taco? How do you take it? Are you a flour or corn tortilla person? These are important questions, especially in Austin, Texas. Austin, the small college town filled with big ideas and ambitious...
our forgotten breweries, just a few of the many highlighted in Hoosier Beer: Tapping into Indiana Brewing History.
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