A Taste of Virginia Tech will take you on a gluttonous tour from delicious West End Market to the highly anticipated Turner Place to the cozy eateries on downtown's Main Street. This cookbook features recipes for the most coveted dishes, both on and off campus. Essays and anecdotes lead you on a journey through Virginia Tech's rich culinary history. Lastly, Taste provides culinary tips for easy at-home replication of the fabulous food found in the unassuming college town of Blacksburg, Virginia.
Krista Gallagher graduated from Virginia Tech in 2003 with a BS in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise. Krista was on the HighTechs dance team and was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Her obsession with the food at Virginia Tech began in 1999 and it has yet to let up. She lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband Kevin and two young sons.Kris Schoels graduated from Virginia Tech in 2005 with a BS in Fashion Merchandising. She was also a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Her favorite delicacies at Virginia Tech were the jerk chicken wraps dipped in ranch dressing and chai lattes at Deet's Place. She lives in New York City with her husband, Peter, and is the author of the lifestyle blog, Young Married Chic.