500 Ways to Eat Like a Local: A traveler's guide to the regional foods of the U.S. (Paperback)

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500 Ways to Eat Like a Local: A traveler's guide to the regional foods of the U.S. (Paperback)

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This book is a traveler's guide to the regional foods of the United States, dishes that are only found in certain parts of the country or are connected to a particular place through their history.


Learn the intriguing stories behind specialties like the Philly cheesesteak, the Chicago-style hot dog and Nashville hot chicken, as well as hyperlocal delicacies such as the Juicy Lucy burger, Hangtown fry and shoofly pie. Find out the distinctions between barbecue in St. Louis, Kansas City, Memphis, Texas and the Carolinas, and discover where to get the best versions of each.


Plus, read about:

  • The holiday specialty that state and federal agencies warn you not to eat
  • The familiar cookie with a surprising origin that drove two cities to the courtroom
  • The popular snack made famous by a well-known sports broadcaster
  • The dessert invented by a baker at a nationwide grocery chain


500 Ways to Eat Like a Local is perfect for anyone planning a great American road trip or a visit to an unfamiliar part of the country. Those who seek out local foods will gain a more delicious experience of their destination that will stimulate their appetite for a return visit.


Includes more than 1,000 restaurant suggestions, plus map illustrations of the country's regional pizzas, burgers, pies and more

Product Details ISBN: 9798218311544
Publisher: Good Dog Publishing
Publication Date: November 7th, 2023
Pages: 538
Language: English