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Regional foodways you dislike?

Isolda | Mar 13, 2011 01:53 PM

Are there any particular food ways (not trends, just regional ways of doing things) that you don't like about your area? Here in Massachusetts, it seems that everyone who serves coffee MUST serve it with half and half, which has a flavor and mouthfeel I detest, rather than milk. And if someone is offering both coffee and tea, they still trot out the half-and-half, which totally overpowers the tea.

I'm also picky about pizza. I can't stand Chicago pizza, which seems to have all the toppings under the cheese. And in St Louis, where a friend of mine lived for several years, pizzas were made with a processed cheese called provel, instead of mozzarella. If you wanted the real thing, you had to request it.

Obviously, there's no right or wrong here, just preference. Anything you dislike about the way restaurants or people in your area make certain dishes?

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