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Travels in Newport with The Chowder Boy

Restored colonial houses, mansions that incite rounds of “whoas” and “wows,” a harbor full of sailboats, gently rolling waves licking piers, and…python jerky? All of the above can be found in Newport, Rhode Island. But don’t worry; I don’t think … Continue reading

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Garlic, the Celebrity

The Northeast, with its abundance of garden pests and inconvenient frosts, is not kind to many crops. But garlic plants seem to love these conditions. Here, they can be planted in the ground in the fall, where they relish the … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Meat Mine: a Weekend in Central Texas

Some place names uncannily match the place. Like when the great flatness of Central Texas, land of barbecue and jerky, boasts a Chew Road. I recently traveled across the middle of the state with my in-laws, and plenty of chewing … Continue reading

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Grazing the Smorgasburg

New York’s street food scene is growing new stalls and trucks overnight. And at a place like the Smorgasburg, I wish I had four stomachs. But that didn’t stop me from grazing. The creators of Brooklyn Flea have spun off … Continue reading

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