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Ten Foods that Define Florida


Key Lime Pie

What foods define the Sunshine State? Caldo Gallego, gazpacho, or black bean soup? Key Lime or sweet potato pie? Was the Cuban sandwich invented in Tampa but perfected in Miami? How does one explain the rise of the grouper sandwich? What has happened to our once vaunted oyster industry? Did Georgia, the Carolinas, and Texas simply export its barbecue here or does Florida have its own BBQ heritage? All these questions and more form the basis of a lively discussion on Florida Foodways.

Gary R. Mormino is an American historian, author, frequent contributor to the Tampa Bay Times, the Frank E. Duckwall Professor of History Emeritus and past director of the Florida Studies Program at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Friends of the Pine Island Library.

Events Details:

Date/time: March 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm


Presented By:

Gary Mormino, Historian

Event Fee:

Free

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Event Contact:

Event Contact:

Ellen Ballard
Phone:
239-980-0701
Email:
President@FriendsofPILibrary.org

Event Venue:

Pine Island United Methodist Church
5701 Pine Island Road
Bokeelia, FL 33922 United States
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