The Must-Eat Meal

Food is one of the defining characteristics of each state.  From Fish Tacos to Breaded Pork Tenderloins to Crab Cakes to Key Lime Pie, what the people eat from coast to coast displays the differences in American culture. In planning our road trips, I’ve scoured the internet to find the definitive food in each state. Planning a culinary road trip of your own? The links below will take you to our pick for each state.

Alabama: Fried Green Tomatoes, take 2

Alaska:

Arizona:

Arkansas:

California:

Colorado: Chile Colorado

Connecticut:

Delaware:

Florida: Key Lime Pie

Florida Keys: Caribbean Food

Georgia: Peach Cobbler

Hawaii:

Idaho:

Illinois: Chicago Style Pizza

Indiana: Corn Dog

Iowa: Breaded Pork Tenderloin

Kansas: Kansas City BBQ

Kentucky: Hot Brown

Louisiana:

Maine:

Maryland:

Massachussetts:

Michigan:

Minnesota:

Mississippi:

Missouri: Toasted Ravioli

St. Louis: St. Louis Style Ribs

Montana:

Nebraska:

Nevada:

New Hampshire:

New Jersey:

New Mexico:

New York:

North Carolina: Barbecue

North Dakota:

Ohio: Skyline Chili

Oklahoma:

Oregon:

Pennsylvania:

Rhode Island:

South Carolina:

South Dakota: Buffalo Burger

Tennessee:

Texas:

Utah:

Vermont:

Virginia:

Washington:

West Virginia: Pepperoni Rolls

Wisconsin:

Wyoming:

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