Iconic foods you can find in these US states

Iconic foods you can find in these US states

America is home to some crazy and delicious food. Many different dishes from the US are foods that originated from other countries, but were given an ‘american spin’. You can order most of these dishes in all states, but trust us, it’s not always the same. Here are 15 dishes that are the absolute best when you order them in these states:


California: Fish Tacos

 

It’s no secret that California is home to some of the best mexican food in the US, since it borders Mexico. You can have some delicious tacos here, of course with the Californian spin on it: topped with avocado.

 

 

Alabama: Fried Catfish

 

Alabama is well known for its southern cuisine, in which Catfish is very loved. Be sure to try this crispy delicacy on its own or on a sandwich.

 

 

Connecticut: Lobster Roll

 

This state was the birthplace of this special sandwich, which, according to locals, is only a lobster roll if it’s served warm with lots’ of butter!

 

 

Florida: Rock Shrimp

 

Being the southern tip of the US and surrounded by sea, Florida is a great place for fresh seafood. The difference between rock shrimp and regular shrimp is that these beauties have a harder shell and sweeter taste, similar to lobster.

 

 

Georgia: Chicken and Dumplings

 

Home of the creole and southern kitchen, Georgia is likely the best place to get this classic southern comfort-food. Be sure to try this southern classic next time you visit Georgia, thank us later. 

 

 

Illinois: Deep Dish Pizza

 

If you’re a thin-and-crispy pizza kind of person, you probably won’t like the pizza in Chicago.

 

 

Kentucky: (surprise) Fried Chicken

 

We’re all familiar with the famous fast food chain. However, there are many other restaurants in Louisville where you can sink your teeth into the most delicious fried chicken you will ever taste.

 

 

Massachusetts: Clam Chowder

 

A creamy, hearty soup made from clams. This dish is supposedly the absolutely best in New England.

 

 

Mississippi: Mud Pie

 

If you dream of chocolate, you’ve got to try this rich and gooey chocolate pie. It has a chocolate crust, chocolate filling and is topped with chocolate sauce!

 

 

New Hampshire: Fried Clams

 

Don’t get offended over this, because once you’ve tried them fried, you might not want to go back!

 

 

Oklahoma: Chicken Fried Steak

 

In Oklahoma, the steak is pounded thin, breaded, deep-fried and smothered in gravy. The ultimate comfort food, especially if you love fried-chicken.

 

 

South Carolina: Shrimp and Grits

 

Grits is comparable to hot porridge. It is topped with seasoned, usually spicy, shrimp and is surprisingly delicious!

 

 

Tennessee: Smoked Ribs

 

No place does barbecue quite like Tennessee.You will most likely try some of the best smoked ribs of your life there.

 

 

Texas: Fajitas

 

Naturally, the state that invented Tex-Mex (fusion of american and mexican cuisine) is home to some amazing mexican fusion food. Try the fajitas for yourself, you won’t be disappointed.

 

 

Wyoming: Bison Burger

 

In Wyoming, you can find burgers made from bison meat just as easily as beef burgers. Bison meat is lower in calories and fat, higher in protein and equally delicious.