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Old 02-18-2008, 07:51 PM   #1
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Culinary Road Trip, 2008

When I was hired at my new position, one of my selling points was some of my quirky marketing plans.

Since the beginning of the year, I've taken the cafe on a weekly culinary road trip (called Road Trip 2008) to different cities around the nation. I highlight the food indigenous to that city or region.

So far, I've done Santa Fe, Charleston, New Orleans ( a huge Mardi Gras affair), Raleigh, Baltimore and San Francisco (China Town for Chinese New Year). This week I'm doing 'floribbean' cuisine from Miami.

Anyone have any other suggestions for cities? Give me some culinary ideas, too, if you can. Thanks, I do appreciate the help. What I offer is usually 2 or three entrees, a soup, some sides and a bread.

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Old 02-18-2008, 07:54 PM   #2
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You can't leave out barbecue for "Memphis in May." You could have great fun with that.
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:05 PM   #3
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You can't leave out barbecue for "Memphis in May." You could have great fun with that.
Ditto to that and add in Kansas City, Austin Tx, and most of NC/SC.

Barbecue is a hot commodity right now.
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:22 PM   #4
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Savannah Georgia, LOTS of great "southern" food and Southern Neuvo.

Roanoke VA, Just to go to Metro. You would NEVER believe there is such an awesome restaurant in such an out of the way town. I can not say enough AWESOME things about it. Was always a night out on the "towN' reason when I had to attend food shows in Winston Salem.There are also some great little hole in the wall places that serve very good comfort food.

Chincoteauge, AWESOME seafood, very quaint town. Everything from a full afternoon tea, to beer swilling, awesome food, local live music, and a sunset not to be missed.
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What did you find in Santa Fe? I grew up there, I'm just curious about what you liked.
Seafood in Seattle- that's my suggestion.
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Old 02-18-2008, 09:29 PM   #6
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Boston!

Clam chowder
Lobster
Baked beans
Corned beef dinner
Boston Cream Pie
Parker House rolls
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Old 02-18-2008, 09:37 PM   #7
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I though it was Bahhstan?
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I though it was Bahhstan?

That's how you say it, not how you spell it.
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Old 02-18-2008, 10:11 PM   #10
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Eastern Virginia - blue crab (steamed crabs for pickin' or Crab Norfolk or crab cakes), roasted or fried oysters, Smithfield country ham, peanut soup, Brunswick stew, sweet potatoes, black-eyed peas, spoonbread.
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