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for Independent Weekly Vol. 28 Issue 13, Mar 2011
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Samuel Dillard opened his grocery store and restaurant in Durham in 1953. It closed on March 18, 2011 due to the uncertain economy in the state and country. Wallace reflects on the restaurant's fifty years. Dillard's barbecue featured a mustard-based sauce, which was different from the eastern vinegar and the western tomato.
In the 1960s, President Johnson declared war on poverty in the country. In North Carolina the poverty level has dropped from a high of 40 percent in the late 1950s to slightly over 16 percent in 2009. However, the same facts show different truths about what it is to be poor in the state.
Inserra discusses foraging for wild, edible mushrooms, the health benefits of mushrooms, and the Foolproof Four. This particular group is easily identified, does not have poisonous lookalikes, and taste delicious.