I was wondering what everyone thought about the ultimate food trip across the country. You know foods that are truly authentic in only certain portions of the USA. Foods or restaurants that you have to try at least once in your lifetime. I'm a steakhouse fanatic so it goes without saying I would love to try the best steakhouses in every area of the country but I have added some others also. I'm from NYC so I won't put any of the NY foods or restaurants on my list. If you live or have been to these places and would like to recommend what restaurants to get these foods please do!!!! I'd be glad to share some NY hotspots as well. Anyway Here are some of mine..
Boston/New England- Lobster, Boston Cream Pie, Whoopie Pies
Philly/Pittsburgh- Cheesesteaks (Tried one at a Phillies game but don't think it was authentic),
Chicago- Steakhouses, Deep Dish Pizza (Lou Malnati's?), Hot Dogs, Pierogies, The Original Rainbow Cone, Orange Pancake Flight
Atlanta- Comfort Food, Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork, BBQ, Cobbler (Lady and Son's, Dantanna's)
Florida- Cuban Sandwich, Key Lime Pie
New Orleans- Cajun Cuisine, Po Boys, Jambalaya, Emeril's, Gumbo
Las Vegas- All of the Chef Restaurants, Bellagio Buffet/ Mirage (Emeril's restaurants, Wolfgang's restaurants, etc), Burger Bar
Texas- Steakhouses (Big Texan) , BBQ, Tex-Mex
Down South (Memphis, Kansas City, Carolinas)- BBQ, Soul Food, Brunswick Stew
California/LA- Phillipe's French Dip, Pink's Hot Dog's, Griddle Cafe Pancakes, Fish Tacos, Lawry's Prime Rib
Theres so much more but this is just a preliminary list.. go crazy!