American Foods

When I was in Brazil last month, I was having dinner and realized that basically everything on my plate could be considered Brazilian food. Yes, there is of course a Portuguese influence, but I think most Brazilian food is unique/original. I got to thinking about the countries that I have been to and how most of the food in those countries was unique to their country/culture.

I started trying to think about what foods the USA has that could be considered ours. I dicsussed this with some colleagues, but could not come up with much. Here is the list:

  1. Buffalo Wings
  2. Barbeque (Texas, KC, etc.)
  3. Cobb Salad? (I love these).

So that is all we could come up with. Everything else that we could think of and that we eat on a regular basis came from someplace else.

So, my question for anyone reading this is what other foods/dishes do we eat in the USA that we could say are ours?

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