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First to the Yukon, Jeff King gets a feast (photos and audio)

Ready for the next course

Thursday night, the Ruby checkpoint temporarily became a gourmet restaurant, as Jeff King’s prize – for being the First to the Yukon River – was served up. The musher’s special meal was as much a media event as it was a meal, but that’s largely because the meal was so lavish: an Alaskan seafood stew,…

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Neff, Table for Two

text by David Dodman; photos and audio by Laureli Kinneen When Hugh Neff arrived into Anvik early this morning, he wasn’t the only one who received an exceptional breakfast. The five-course meal courtesy of Anchorage’s Millennium Hotel was a breakfast for two, and Neff decided to invite Larry Westlake, an Iditarod race judge. (It didn’t…

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In Anvik, It’s Seared Tuna, Wasabi, and Ginger: for Breakfast

photo and audio by Laureli Kinneen; text by David Dodman The Iditarod Sled Dog Race offers a wide array of extraordinary experiences. Gourmet dining isn’t usually among them, with one exception: the first musher to arrive into the Anvik checkpoint – the first stopover on the Yukon River – receives a lavish five-course meal, provided…

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