Smart Mouth Newsletter: Nebraska’s Fast-Food Chain with Volga German Roots
Nebraska’s Fast-Food Chain with Volga German Roots
By Kara Elder
Whether you tuck into one at a Cornhusker football game or from one of 88 locations in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Colorado, the Runza sandwich, a savory stuffed bun from the fast-food chain of the same name, is pure Nebraska. To learn how it achieved its cult status, though, look to the 1700s. And Russia.