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Pie a la Road Is Born

Last April several of us came up with the idea of doing a pie trail in Central Montana. We put the word out to search for restaurants and cafes that served homemade pie. Ideas soon started arriving in my email and I was eager to begin. At first, I thought I couldn’t cover that many […]

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Lunch at the Lazy B in Augusta

Today I drove to Augusta, a mere 60 miles from Great Falls, and it is usually a beautiful drive. And, a beautiful drive it was today if you don’t mind a little rain. My goal was simple – to have a piece of pie at the Lazy B Bar and Cafe in Augusta. Some friends had […]

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Breakfast at the Graves Hotel in Harlowton

Another road trip popped up on my schedule and this one would take me to eastern Montana. I had a couple of options for highway routes when I left Great Falls and I chose to go through Harlowton. Harlowton and its neighbor community of Judith Gap are best known these days for the large wind […]

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Ever Tasted Frybread?

When I was in Chester, Montana (on US Hwy 2) the other day I was looking for a mid-afternoon sweet snack. Spud’s Cafe was the recommendation I was given so I off I went in search of a goodie. After looking at an extensive menu I decided on frybread. Frybread is, well, fried bread dough! […]

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New Coffee Shop In Conrad

I happened to be in Conrad, MT last Saturday and found out the day before that a new coffee shop had opened on Main Street. Plans began formulating in my mind about how I should time my visit. Did I want to get my first cup o’ joe there or an early afternoon cup of tea? […]

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Can We Talk About Pie?

Central Montana is working on developing a Pie Trail throughout the region. Yesterday was my first day of sampling – a very fun requirement! I was driving on MT Highway 200 near Winnett and stopped in to the Kozy Korner cafe. I sat below the sign that said they were voted best pie in the […]

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December Brunch at the Union Grille

Every Sunday in December the Grand Union Hotel in Fort Benton does a plated and served brunch in the Union Grille restaurant. I’ve been wanting to get there since the first Sunday – I finally got there! The lobby of the Grand Union was decorated beautifully with just enough decorations to enhance the rich woodwork and warm colors. […]

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Geraldine’s Home Cafe is A Blue Ribbon Winner

On my visit to Geraldine, Montana last week I stopped in to the brand new Home Cafe. After a fire on Main Street destroyed Geraldine’s grocery store a year ago, the Ludeman family built a new building that now houses Ludeman’s Country Market, The Home Cafe and Bar 34. I happened to notice a jelly jar of chokecherry […]

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