It is an apt title for this post. I know , I know...I should have come away with something more elaborate from visiting Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina; they would not allow pictures though, so I will focus on this:
go ahead and double click the picture and read what it says.
I was absolutely astounded. So...when was the last time YOU saw a PAPER STRAW???
They use them because they are environmentally friendly; go figure.