The Great American Road Trip – Rhode Island

Dis you know that Rhode Island is the smallest state in the U.S.A.? The tiny state only encompasses 3,140 square kilometres, making Ireland nearly 27 times larger. Rhode Island is known as the “Ocean State” and contains a beautiful scenic coastline in New England. While the state itself is very small, it introduced America to …

The Great American Road Trip – Texas

The stars at night – are big and bright Deep in the heart of Texas. The prairie sky – is wide and high Deep in the heart of Texas. The sage in bloom – is like perfume Deep in the heart of Texas. Reminds me of – the one I love Deep in the heart …

The Great American Road Trip – New York

The Great American Road Trip is bringing us America’s favourite hot dog from America’s most famous city! New York City! In the early days of immigration in NYC, immigrants from Greece and Macedonia introduced America to the Coney Island Hot Dog in the early 1900’s. The Coney Island are of NY became so famous for the …

The Great American Road Trip – Missouri

Food is an integral part of Southern life in the United States. In the South, good food and friendship go hand in hand! If there is one universal love among the Southern states, that love would be for BBQ. Each state would have it’s own version of BBQ and you would find BBQ sauces that range from …

Meet Our New Intern: Ashlee

Colorado’s in the house! Stop in to say “hello” to our new intern Ashlee. She just graduated from university with a degree in marketing and she will be part of the An Tobar Nua team for the next year! If Ashlee was a radio DJ, her name would be “Double A Battery” and she would …

The Great American Road Trip – Philadelphia

Week four of The Great American Road Trip brings us to Philadelphia, home of the famous Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich! The sandwich itself has been around since the 1930’s but the story of it’s inventor and it’s origins remain debated. The most widely accepted story regarding the birth of the Philly Cheese Steak is that Philadelphians Pat and Harry Olivieri invented the …

The Great American Road Trip – New Mexico

This week’s stop on The Great American Road Trip brings us to the deserts and mesas of New Mexico with the Chipotle Wrap. A Chicken & Bacon wrap with cheese, onion and peppers with a drizzle of America’s famous chipotle sauce. The chipotle (chi-post-lay) pepper is a dried Mexican jalapeño is a Nahuatl word that comes from …