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what kind of 'regional' specialties do you love?

i am from south jersey and love scrapple! if you don't know what it is, it's everything from the pig except the oink lol (ground up with spices and you fry it in slices). talk about yum. i also like philly cheesesteaks (again, a south jersey fav. lol). what do y'all like that is special to your area?


Asked by princessbeth79 at 8:49 PM on Aug. 5, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I LOVE so yummy

    I am a Maryland girl, so I LOVE LOVE LOVE my MD Steamed Crabs, as well as crab cakes, crab soup and cream of crab soup.

    Answer by Maureen-MD at 8:51 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • I'm from NE Pa and we have Tastycake krimpets, butterscotch cupcake. Birch beer. Better than root beer and clear. Gertrude Hawk Smidgens which are peanut butter cups in different shapes ie: Easte,r bunny rabbits, Christmas, trees...and oh they are not like any other peanut butter cup you have ever tasted. Light and fluffy. Delicious!

    Answer by momx3gx1b at 9:26 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • In Hawaii here. While I don't particularly love any obvious regional dish, there are sushi restaurants everywhere and man its yummy. =)

    Answer by Glamourina at 8:52 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • in eldon is a place called cree mee, THE BEST footlong chil cheese dogs EVER!!!! they are fave for anyone heading to the lake of the ozarks

    Answer by angevil53 at 8:55 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Vernor's Ginger Ale and Faygo are local faves here in Michigan!!

    Answer by Cindy18 at 10:10 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Kringles and cheese curds. (SE WI)

    Answer by Izsarejman at 11:28 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Soul Food!!!

    Answer by mekarevell at 12:15 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • Im from Chicago but live in SC now. I REALLY miss Good Pizza! These rednecks wouldnt know a good pie if it knocked their remaining 2 teeth out.! LOLOL

    Answer by vbruno at 8:57 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • SW PA here and Primanti's Brothers sandwiches are the best! Fresh italian bread, thickly sliced, and piled high with your choice of meat & cheese, plus tomatoes, homemade vinegar slaw & fresh cut french fries...Mmmmm!

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 10:07 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • I live in the Midwest now and I really miss all the ethnic foods we used to be able to get so easily in NY. I love Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Food. I can't even make most of it because the grocery stores here don't carry the ingredients.

    Answer by Marwill at 12:53 PM on Aug. 6, 2010