Posts Tagged ‘Missouri’

St. Louis

August 5th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1999 Gourmet Magazine America’s distinctive regional dishes are often associated with cities: the creamy grits of Charleston, the pig sandwich of Memphis, Buffalo wings, Cincinnati five-way chili, San Diego fish tacos, Chicago pan pizza. Visiting these cities can be a tasty way to discover variations of the special-ties … Continue reading St. Louis

Heartland Soda Fountain

August 1st, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1998 Gourmet Magazine If Dr. Seuss had been a restaurant reviewer, he would have liked soda fountains best, for they are where Pink Elephant punch and rootbeer Black Cows line up alongside marshmallow Rocky Roads; where emerald-bright Green Rivers flow and Banana Boats are launched. Though customarily located … Continue reading Heartland Soda Fountain

Gimme Shelter

July 29th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1997 Gourmet Magazine After a good day of boldly eating where no food writers have eaten before—truck stops, diners, smoke shacks, even the occasional scurrilous road-house that anchors its chairs to the floor so they can’t be thrown through windows—we have to fight the urge to seek out … Continue reading Gimme Shelter

Stroud’s

July 22nd, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1995 Gourmet Magazine Chicken dinner is all America’s homespun meal, but it is dished out differently everywhere you go. Rhode Island likes its birds presented family-style, with pasta shells in red sauce on the side. Indianapolis goes for skillet-cooked chicken as the centerpiece for Sunday supper, with bowls … Continue reading Stroud’s

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