Local and Regional Food Icons

This is one of the handouts I compiled for the Ethnic foods month long course which I taught at OASIS
Montgomery County, Maryland.

Maryland - Beaten Biscuits, Southern Maryland Stuffed Ham, Crab Cakes, Crab Soup, Smith Island Cake,
Virginia - Smithfield Hams, Brunswick Stew
DC - Senate Bean Soup
Philadelphia - Pepper Pot, Cheese Steak, Tastykakes, Soft Pretzels, Philadelphia Ice Cream, Sticky buns
Pennsylvania Dutch - Scrapple, Schnitz un knepp, Pork and Sauerkraut, Chow chow, Lebanon bologna, Apple butter, Smearcase, Beet eggs, Chicken corn soup, Chicken pot pie, Pig Stomach, Shoofly Pie
Boston - Baked Beans, Cream Pie, Parker House Rolls
New England - Boiled lobster dinners, New England clam chowder, Rhode Island Johnny Cakes, Whoopie Pies
NY City - Manhattan Clam chowder, Coney Island hot dogs, Bagels, Delmonico Steak, General Tso's chicken
Buffalo - Chicken Wings
Ohio - Buckeyes
Southern - Fried Chicken, Fried catfish, Hoppin John, Okra, Greens with fat back, Biscuits, Hoecakes, Hushpuppies, Grits, Sweet tea, Red velvet cake, Red Eye Gravy, Chess Pie
Charleston & Carolina - She Crab Soup, Bene Wafers, Frogmore Stew, Shrimp & Grits
New Orleans - Creole: Gumbo, Crawfish Etouffee, Jambalaya, Muffuletta, Po' Boy Sandwich, Oysters Rockefeller, Shrimp Creole, Beignets, King Cakes, Pralines, Coffee w/ chicory; Cajun: Boudin, Gumbo, Crawfish boil, Dirty Rice
Florida - Key Lime Pie, Cuban Sandwich, Red rice and beans
Kentucky - Derby Pie, Mint Julep, Burgoo, Benedictines, Hot Brown, Bourbon balls, Beer cheese, Stack cake
California - Sushi Roll; Chop Suey; San Francisco Sourdough bread, Cobb Salad
Tuscon - Chimichanga
Navajo - fry Bread

Pizza - Thin crust [NYC] Deep Dish [Chicago] Tomato Pies [Philly]
Chili - Texas [no beans] Cincinatti [over spaghetti]

Hoagies [Phila] Subs [New England] Grinders [Pittsburgh] Hero [Jersey] Po' boy [New Orleans]
Milkshakes, Egg cream [NY] Malteds, Frappes, Cabinets [RI]
Soda, Tonic [New England] Coke, Soft drink, Lemonade [England, Europe] Pop, Soda Pop

Traditional state foods & recipes at Foodtimeline

©2009 Patricia Bixler Reber

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