The Best Maker Tours of the Year

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This year we visited a few incredibly talented food artisans around the country. There was Brooklyn Soda Works, carbonated fruit soda makers from New York, and Salt & Straw, the ice cream innovators in Portland. There was a trip to Middle West Spirits, vodka makers in Columbus, Ohio, and a tour of Jester King, beer brewers extraordinaire from Austin. We even toured a traditional challah bakery in Bnei Brak, Israel. Scroll through a few of the most memorable tours here:

Welcome to The Kitchn’s Best of 2012 roundup!
From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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