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A Big Howdy from Our New Digital Editor

Hi there, Edible readers: My name’s Lauren and I’m thrilled to be joining Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn this week as the new digital editor. I look forward to continue bringing you the best place-based stories, news, events, recipes, and more from our community!

Remembrance of Chestnuts Past

On this continent, the bountiful American chestnut (Castanea dentate) once provided food and shade for man, bird and beast—from the Atlantic to the Mississippi.

Win Two Tickets to Bubby’s Mark Twain “Feast Spectacle” with Author Andrew Beahrs

We’ve got two free tickets to give away to Wednesday’s dinner, which Bubby’s is calling a “feast spectacle.” The menu is based on the fantastic list of American foods Twain listed out in his 1907 book A Tramp Abroad, essentially a list of what the author was longing to eat upon his return from Europe–he called their food “insipid.”