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Taste of Tennessee

When in Tennessee, do as Tennesseans do: slather a slice of country ham in red-eye gravy, throw back a glass of Jack Daniel’s or dig into a plate of Memphis dry-rub barbecue.

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Photography by Carleton Atwater, flickr

First invented at Chattanooga Bakery, moon pies are a Tennessee tradition. In the 1950s stores began selling moon pies and RC Cola together. The combination was the inspiration for the ’50s hit “Gimme an RC Cola and a Moon Pie,” as well as the annual RC Cola & Moon Pie Festival.

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