18 Best Foods from Presidential States

Since it wasn't invented until the 1920s, only one out of the three Illinois-affiliated presidents ever could have eaten a horseshoe sandwich, but it's a true state original, hailing from Springfield, the same town that gave us Honest Abe. The sprawling open-face sandwich is made on Texas toast, which holds multiple hamburger patties, or sometimes other meats. It's piled high with fries, then smothered in a wonderfully runny cheese sauce.

Presidents (3): Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Barack Obama