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St. Augustine and the Birth of American Cuisine

The founding of Florida in the 16th century saw the blending of European, African, and Native American foodways and the birth of the first uniquely American cuisine. On November 6th, the first, annual heritage food Event of the living history group, Los Compañeros de la Cocina (The Companions of the Kitchen), will be held from at the Colonial Spanish Quarter Museum ( www.ci.staugustine. fl.us/visitors/spanish_quarter.cfm ) in St. Augustine, Florida, our nation’s oldest city. Los Compañeros will present interpretations and demonstrations of the food and foodways of early Florida and the southeastern U.S.

  • WHEN: Saturday, November 6, 2010 / 10AM to 4PM
  • WHERE: The Colonial Spanish Quarter Museum / 29 St. George Street, across from the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
  • COST: Admission is free / A vendor will be offering samples of period food for a small fee

For more information on Los Compañeros de la Cocina, please contact us at info@companerosdelacocina.org or phone us, toll-free, at 1-877-FLA-HIST (1-877-352-4478)!

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