Monday, November 26, 2012

Could you please pass Mama Sternberg's Cranberry Relish?

We hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving and got your fill of holiday food!

Below is a mapping application that explores the geography of holiday foods.

From the Floating Sheep Blog, heat maps that geocode the frequency of food mentioned in tweets!
Frequency of pumpkin AND pie tweeted
They choose words that might have regional significance as well and some novelties and normal Thanksgiving foods including grits, okra, hot dish, mashed turnips, stuffing, oyster stuffing, chestnut stuffing, apple pie, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, turduken, and Sternberg cranberry sauce.  Click here to read the complete blog post.

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