Spice Bags | U$A: American Tourist Dollars and the Irish Food World

American tourists have been coming to Ireland in significant numbers for decades, often in a nostalgic search for their own cultural roots.  How has this history of American consumers shaped Irish food, restaurant and pub culture? From craft whiskey and pub music to the Irish adoption of the smoking ban, we investigate how Americans have helped shape the Irish culinary landscape. To American tourists, Spice Bags explain why you should not order corned beef and definitely not a black and tan.

We also sadly bid adieu to host Julia Langbein, who is moving to Paris.

In this episode:
www.fabfoodtrails.ie
www.irishfoodtrail.ie
www.americanfood.ie
www.boxtyhouse.ie
https://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/11/dining/11pubs.html
https://www.failteireland.ie/FailteIreland/media/WebsiteStructure/Documents/Get_Brexit_Ready/Market_Diversification/05-US-Market-Profile-FINAL-(Web).pdf

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