20 restaurants to honor Duke’s mayonnaise with a food tour in its SC hometown. Here’s what to know

Eugenia Duke manufactured her now-famous Duke’s mayonnaise in the Greenville area for a scant seven years, but her legacy lives on a century later.

The Greenville Visitors Bureau on Nov. 3 will honor Duke with a day-long, self-guided tour of 20 restaurants featuring food made with Duke’s and of places meaningful to the Duke’s brand.

To say that Eugenia Duke was a woman before her time is an understatement. She started selling sandwiches made with her homemade mayonnaise in 1917.

The egg salad, chicken salad and pimento cheese sandwiches were a hit for people as disparate as soldiers at Camp Sevier to society matrons enjoying tea and finger sandwiches at the Otteray Hotel in downtown Greenville.

Read the full article from The State here.