Roanoke, VA ~ Dr Pepper Capital of the World

Happy Dr Pepper Day! Please visit roanokefoodtours.com to find out fabulous ways to experience Roanoke Virginia ~ the Dr Pepper Capital Of The World. Cheers!

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I’m a Pepper, he’s a Pepper, she’s a Pepper, we’re a Pepper! Would you like to be a Pepper too?   Here’s a link to this 1970’s Dr Pepper commercial that includes this “Pepper song” proving that my generation is the coolest generation ?!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvCTaccEkMI

The commercial featured David Naughton, but Dr Pepper ended its relationship with Naughton after he appeared nude in An American Werewolf in London. (according to Wikipedia)

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From the brand that has always celebrated its originality, here is the original Dr. Pepper. Dr. Charles T. Pepper was born in Montgomery County, Virginia, in 1830.  That’s right, the man that this delicious drink is named after is from right here in Virginia!  He later earned a medical degree from the University of Virginia and served as a surgeon for the Confederacy in the Civil War.  After the war, Pepper settled with his family in the town of Rural…

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