10 Traditional American Foods—And Where to Eat Them

by Abbey Chase January 16, 2017

Hot dogs at the ballpark, chocolate chip cookies cooling on a stovetop, burgers on the Fourth of July; food and quintessential American moments go hand-in-hand. Yet like many things in the U.S., American cuisine often came to the country from elsewhere, with German, British, Swedish, Italian, Polish, Irish, Dutch, French, and Caribbean influences all contributing to many foods we frequently consider our own. Others, like Buffalo wings or a Reuben sandwich, are purely the product of American ingenuity. Here, ten beloved favorites and where to find them across the country. 

Pike Place Chowder