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Truckers Celebrate Any Holiday in Holladay

Infamous for its daily food buffets, North Forty Truck Stop in Holladay, Tennessee is especially infamous for its holiday buffets, including its Easter buffet. According to Rita Palen, general manager, “Truckers know that we put out stuff that your grandmother would make – baked ham, roast beef, chicken strips, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, Read More…

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“R” You Ready for the R-Place Eatery?

“Our place has been in business for 50 years and there’s a reason for that,” says Kathleen Romines, manager of R-Place Eatery off interstate 80 in Morris, Illinois. “There are three components to making a successful restaurant,” she continued, “great food, terrific service and an interesting and unique atmosphere. That’s what we’ve created here at Read More…

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St. Paddy’s Trucker Chow

According to Yahoo, these St. Patrick’s Day dishes are the most popular:   Shepherd’s Pie – a humble classic, full of hearty meat and potatoes and baked into a thick bready crust.   Corned Beef – “corned” refers to a process where the beef is cured in a brine solution.   Irish Soda Bread – Read More…

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History of Green Beer

Green beer has become a staple of the increasingly popular St. Patrick’s Day celebrations the world over. Just about any bar you walk into on Friday, March 17th will be serving the festive favorite. But where did the tradition come from, who invented it? What’s more, what’s the right way of making it because it Read More…

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President’s Day FUN FOOD Facts

President George Washington‘s favorite foods included fish and nuts. He also had a fondness for cherries, particularly Cherry Bounce, a brandy-based drink popular in the eighteenth century. He enjoyed the drink so much that he packed a canteen of it for a trip across the Allegheny Mountains in 1784. The town of Cheshire, Massachusetts presented Read More…

The Peppermill Restaurant and E.K. Valentine Lounge gut-busting Joseph Angus 3.0 Burger

Leave Your Heart . . . and Appetite in Valentine, Nebraska!

For more than 30 years, the Peppermill Restaurant and E.K. Valentine Lounge has been intertwined with Nebraska’s proud beef industry. Serving beef to local cattlemen, Native American visitors . . . and truckers, owner Robert Joseph credits the restaurant’s popularity to his family’s extensive background in beef. “My grandfather, William Joseph had the opportunity for Read More…

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Let’s Get Saucy!

On January 9, 2017, One-Stop Talk featured a post about the world-famous, big-as-your-head Johnson’s Corner Cinnamon Rolls.  Determined to satisfy any flavor profile, Johnson’s Corner also makes and sells its own hot sauces.  Check them out! Highway Steak Wash Sauce – perfect for all steak lovers 18 Wheel Chipotle Sauce – perfect for Chipotle burritos Read More…

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Rollin’ Into Johnson’s Corner

Open 24 hours a day since 1952, Johnson’s Corner started as a gas station in the middle of farmland near Loveland, Colorado. Most thought owner, Joe Johnson was crazy for building a gas station in the middle of nowhere, but shortly after he built his truck stop, construction began on an interstate highway that would Read More…

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Healthy Trucker Stuffed Mushrooms

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to eat more healthy foods, why not try this recipe from our colleagues at HealthyTrucker.com? They took a standard recipe for stuffed mushrooms and revamped the recipe to a Healthy Trucker recipe.  The difference in calories for three mushrooms? About 120! Ingredients: 4 links Italian-style turkey sausage Read More…

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King of the Road Grub . . . and Pedal Cars?!

“I drove past four truck stops just to come here, and I was hungry two hours ago,” says a trucker who just walked into Berky’s Restaurant at the Lee-Hi Travel Plaza (I-81 and I-64) in Lexington, Virginia. “Up and down the road, you hear about this place, so I had to go the extra mile Read More…