You’re probably an expert at the quick school lunch, but if you and your kids are ready to swap out the sack lunch for something more exciting this summer, try a bento box.
Smokehouse 52 owner and pitmaster Phil Tolliver, who grew up on a hog farm in Stockbridge, MI., studied alongside Southern champion pitmasters to learn the rich, historical craft of smoking meat.
“Is this place Canadian or something?” asked my ten-year-old daughter. I chuckled as I looked around the restaurant. There were strings of Canadian flags, a preponderance of plaid, and a song by the band Rush played on the sound system. The restaurant’s menu revolved around one iconic dish from our Neighbor to the North: poutine.