Twain’s Feast

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Andrew Beahrs discusses the all-American menu in Mark Twain’s classic work A Tramp Abroad, made up of regional dishes from a time before railroads had broken down the country’s culinary boundaries.  In Twain’s Feast: Searching for America’s Lost Foods in the Footsteps of Samuel Clemens, he looks for these forgotten regional specialties, tracing Twain's footsteps as he goes.