The Best of San Antonio

Without the modern skyline of Dallas or Houston, attractive and festive San Antonio looks nothing like the stereotypical image of Texas, despite being pivotal in the state’s history. Standing at a geographical crossroads, the city encases the complex social and ethnic mixes of all Texas. Although the Germans, among others, have made strong cultural contributions, […]

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Twist Your Own Pretzel At Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, established in 1861, is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America. Julius Sturgis is located in historic Lititz in the middle of beautiful Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Now, all these years later, the bakery is still operated by the Sturgis family using the same old-fashioned recipe and methods originally established by Julius […]

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Road Foodie: Louisiana Culinary Creations

From the Deep South to New England and Louisiana to the Southwest, each region has its own distinctive culinary creations. One of the most interesting is Louisiana, a mash-up of cuisines that’s taken place over the years, which includes major contributions from Native American, French, Cajun, Spanish, German, Sicilian, and West African cultures. Boudin, jambalaya, gumbo, […]

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