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Does This Food-By-State Map Look Accurate?

Erin Zimmer 138 comments

The good folks of I Can Haz Cheezburger make us squee all the time, but it's not always food-related enough to blog here. This map is though! Over on noms.icanhascheezburger.com, they put together a state-by-state breakdown of quintessential regional foods. Fry bread for Arizona; Green Jell-O for Utah. Do you think they picked the right single food to represent each state? More

Video: The Horseshoe Sandwich Is a Springfield, Illinois, Specialty

Adam Kuban 8 comments

From the Wall Street Journal: "The horseshoes made in Springfield, Illinois, aren't made of iron. But these high-caloric sandwiches stacked with some combination of bread, meat, fries and cheese sauce are fit for a horse." Yeah, they're pretty much insanewiches. More

A Map of Regional Foods

Adam Kuban 19 comments

National Geographic rounds up some of the nation's regional foods, from Rhode Island's beloved coffee milk to Hawaii's Spam musubi. You'd think National Geographic, of all learned societies, could be counted on to properly place Buffalo, New York, on a map (the pinpoint actually marks Rochester). As our source for this link, Fred S., points out, "People are going to show up in Rochester looking for beef on Weck and leave in tears!" Hey: Where's New England's bread in a can or New York City's egg cream? Is your regional favorite missing from this map?... More

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