6/8/2016 – World Wednesday – New England


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

The nineteenth stop on the World Wednesday World Tour brings us back to the United States, for the first time since the Hawaiian edition. We stop in balmy New England to see what foods aren’t clam chowder.


1. Give the rich sounding name of this dish, made with clam on the half shell with bread crumbs and bacon.

Question 1

2. Pictured here is what yeast bread, associated with Rockport, Massachusetts, made with wheat flour, cornmeal, and molasses?

Question 2

3. Twenty scoops of ice cream, 4 bananas, 3 cookies, 1 brownie, 4 servings of hot fudge, 10 spoonfuls of chopped walnuts, and several spoonfuls of your favorite toppings, served in a bucket. What name is given to this 14,000-calorie Ben & Jerry’s order?

4. Associated with the month of November, name this sandwich made with sliced roast turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and cheddar cheese.

Question 4

5. In one of the most region-specific words of all time, Rhode Island’s “cabinet” is what drink to the rest of the United States?

6. Beer! Founded in 1994 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, name the brewery whose logo is seen here, best known for their Finestkind IPA.

Question 6

7. The cocktail called a New Englander is made with 1 part gin, a dash of Worcestershire sauce, and 2 parts what drink, the official soft drink of Maine?

Question 7

8. What would you find downstairs of the Boston-based restaurant Melville’s Fine Sea Food?

Learned League precedent (LL36, MD1) – Identify the dessert in this wonderful photograph.

LL36, MD1

Tomorrow: More food trivia!


1. Clams casino
2. Anadama bread
3. Vermonster
4. Pilgrim
5. Milkshake
6. Smuttynose
7. Moxie
8. Cheers
LL. Boston cream pie

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