The United States of America is a food fanatic. This nation is covered with all sorts of food items. Hot dogs and hamburgers are not the only lists of food items to be tasted in the country.
Different sides of the country have different cuisines and tastes. The northeast side sees a more favor in seafood specialties, like lobster, clams, clam chowder and shrimps.
The farther south has heavier dishes incorporating chicken, steaks and pork accompanied by corn, rice, and peas. Over here, barbeque is an integral part of the local cuisine. Gumbo is quite favorite dish focuses on okra specialties. Chilly is famous for its spicy stew comprising of chunks of meats and vegetables.
Hamburgers, sandwiches, hot dogs and fried chicken each with their unique touch are a hit among the local mass. I don’t think there is a lesser traditional dish than the feasting of a turkey. Turkey has been an extended part of the American tradition and history and is now unanimously consumed during the Thanksgiving celebrations.
It is said that the apple pie is the official dessert of America. With its main ingredient of homegrown American apples, these pies have a mighty relishing, lip-smacking taste that often makes you go for more and more again. This combination of baked dough with slices of apple in them has become a more patriotic dish than traditional.
Owing to its multi diversity population, the foreign settlers who came to settle bought along with them not only their families but family recipes of their delicious dishes.
The Chinese have bought spicy, savory dishes like noodles, different and various styles of soy sauce infused fries, from their mainland and have become a favorite among the Americans. The Italians also tag along with their delicious cheesy, meaty pizzas all the way from Italy.
Mexico has wooed the Americans with their spicy combinations of red meat combined with a mix of vegetables and the spicy sauces to create the famous burritos and tacos.
Indian food is quite popular. Their great mixture of spices and luring aromatic fragrances of the dishes have lured in customers. But before having Indian food, do remember it’s spicy, like extremely spicy.
This is just a tip of the iceberg of the list of cuisines and food available in the nation. Another point to be noted is that each state or place will have its twist of the said cuisines, making them more interesting.