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Consider chilled treat as weather begins to cool [Eagle Archives]
Consider chilled treat as weather begins to cool [Eagle Archives]

Much of the discussion about the 250th anniversary of the City of Westminster has emphasized the early establishment of the retail stores, restaurants and hotels in town that provided goods and services for the steady stream of settlers who were traveling west. However, such a discussion of the history of Westminster's inns and restaurants begs an obvious question — 'What did those tired, and hungry, visitors eat? Back in the days before the Golden Arches would beckon, what food was served to the travelers who stopped in Westminster's restaurants? Unfortunately, with the exception of the work by local food writer Carrie Ann Knauer and a study of agricultural...

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