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In Part 1, we looked back through history at the origins of sweet tea in colonial America during the buildup to the Revolutionary War. The Whiskey Rebellion Fast forward twenty years, and a new kind of tax began to plague the young country. Alexander Hamilton… Read More >

Drinks for a Rebel Reunion, Part 1 If you’re traveling south of the Mason-Dixon Line and you stop at any restaurant, café, or dive and order tea, you’re most likely going to get a tall glass of a syrupy concoction that has the potential to… Read More >

The Chef for the Foraging, Nose-to-Tail, Militant Locovore Next time you are headed down US 64 in North Carolina, make plans to stop at Ruka’s Table in the bustling, summer town of Highlands. It’s just on the outskirts of town and if you’ve made it… Read More >