Austin is known as "Spamtown" because it's the headquarters of Hormel Foods, the makers of Spam, the famous canned processed pork product.
A "Bourbon Heritage Center" that traces the historical roots of bourbon and whiskey in pioneer times.
Provel cheese is most commonly found on "St. Louis style" pizza. It is a combination of cheddar, swiss and provolone cheeses. Provel was originally invented in St. Louis in 1947 by Costa Grocery (now known as Roma Grocery on the Hill) and the Hoffman Dairy of Wisconsin. Their goal was to create a cheese that melted, but didn't leave strings when you took a bite.
Some refer to CR as the City of Five Smells since the odor from various grain & food processing plants (Quaker Oats, Cargill, Ralston Foods, etc.) can be detected depending on the day & wind direction. See also: "The City of Five Seasons".
Kentucky's obsession with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. The tradition rich program is a great source of pride for the locals. The team has seven NCAA and two Helms national championships...