What Food Each US State Is Known For



Traveling or just looking for something new and exciting to try? Look no further than the iconic local flavors found in each state across America!

From Alabama barbecue to Alaskan seafood, there’s a dish for every palate and every place. But don’t just settle for any old meal – make sure to seek out the best places to find these delicious and unique dishes that showcase the history and geography of each state.


Experience an authentic taste of Alabama with its signature dish – smoked chicken smothered in a creamy, mayonnaise-based white barbecue sauce. This unique sauce is not easy to come by outside of the state, making it a must-try for any barbecue lover.


From bisques and cakes to rolls and buckets, there’s something for every crab lover on the menu. The star of the show is the Bering Sea king crab, and at Tracy’s, they serve it up in a variety of ways.


The chimichanga, a popular fried burrito, was born out of a happy accident at El Charro Café in the mid-1950s. The story goes that the café’s founding chef, Monica Flyn, accidentally dropped a burro (a large burrito) into the deep fryer and thus, the chimichanga was born.


The dish was first introduced in 1963 by Bernell “Fatman” Austin at the Duchess Drive-In, where he sold baskets of 15 battered and fried pickle slices for 15 cents to employees at the nearby Atkins Pickle Plant.

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