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The Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches in the Midwest

My home county Huntington. Sigh, now in Seattle. Miss it. Knew those delicious pork sandwiches as big as your face with pickles and mayo (I always ask for mustard too) would get their due. Nick's Junction in Roanoke, Indiana (same Huntington county 15 minutes from Nick's Kitchen) is a good place to get the same sandwich. The state fair is also an excellent source (by the horse stadium) next to the "blooming onion" stand as memory recalls. This food blogger surely misses these beauties.


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Dinner Tonight: Greek Pasta with Sausage and Cheese

Most of the time, Greek food is off my radar. Not by any conscious choice—I'm always on the lookout for new dishes and new ideas—but it became especially clear while flipping through the recent Greece issue of Saveur. As usual, their selected recipes were authentic, varied, and uniformly delicious-sounding. Though some were more involved than others, I was drawn in particular to this simple pasta and sausage dish and its intriguing use of blue cheese as the basis for the sauce. More

The Crisper Whisperer: 10 Tips to Take to the Farmers' Market

Anyone can bring home a bunch of beets from their local farmers' market—and there, as elsewhere, showing up is half the battle. But a farmers' market is an embarrassment of riches in terms of fresh foods, artisanal expertise and the opportunity to make a meaningful connection with the source of our sustenance. Make the most of your experience with these 10 simple tips, and share your own advice in the comments. More

This Week In Eating Out

[Photo: Adam Kuban] Southern Comfort: With Southern-inspired brunch spots springing up all over Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Ed Levine scopes out the brunch eats at Brooklyn Star. Pizza Madness: During Adam Kuban's West Coast pizza tour, he stops in Seattle and falls in love with Serious Pie. Bad News Burger: Daniel Zemans originally included Hackney's in Chicago on his top 5 burgers list. However, after a second tasting five years later, he definitely changes his mind. Bagel Loyalties: Erin Zimmer takes on Montreal and tries to decide who has the best bagels: St-Viateur or Fairmount. Loving Brunch: Deep-fried french toast almost sounds too good to be true. Try adding foie gras torchon, drizzled with fresh strawberry preserves and you've got a... More

9 Tasty Foods Named After People

[Photograph: Robyn Lee] Increase your knowledge of food trivia and history with Mental Floss's list of 9 tasty foods named after people. And now I know that nachos were invited by a guy named Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya.... More