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An American Classic: Our Favorite Cherry Dishes

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According to the American Pie Council (How do we get on that council?!), the cherry pie first came to the United States along with the first settlers. Early American pie crusts weren’t even eaten and used merely as a container for the rest of the pie. The cherry pie is an American staple and there’s even a national holiday for ... Read More »

The Best NYC Food

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The Big Apple; The Empire City; The City That Never Sleeps; The City So Nice, They Named It Twice. No matter what you call it, everyone knows New York City. NYC may be known for a lot of things but the most iconic thing is the food. New York City is home to so many outstanding restaurants, bakeries, and eateries ... Read More »

Fill Your Belly This Mardi Gras with FoodyDirect

Mardi Gras Celebration

In 1703, the settlement of Fort Louis de la Mobile, later Mobile, celebrated America’s very first Mardi Gras. Meaning “fat Tuesday” in French, the holiday falls on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday and while historically a religious celebration, today it has taken on a much more laidback and revelrous tone. You probably know Mardi Gras as the parade-filled, purple, green, ... Read More »

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