“Using only food, where did you grow up?”
I knew right away that my answer was CRABS and OLD BAY(Maryland) — but I was curious what other people said, so I dug around for some of the best responses for you.
Jambalaya, gumbo, crawfish, and po’boys.
“A bowl of gumbo with a half muffuletta and some crawfish on the side. For dessert, either some king cake or moon pie of course.”
2. New Jersey
Taylor ham, egg, and cheese.
3. South Carolina
“Lowcountry boil, shrimp & grits, boiled peanuts, cathead biscuits, potato salad made with mustard, cornbread, okra & stewed tomatoes, sweet potato pie, fried green tomatoes.”u/WishNumber1
4. Rochester, NY
5. New Mexico
Red or green Chile
Tater tot hot dish
Hoagies, cheesesteaks, soft pretzels
Lobster, baked beans, chowder
“Fluffernutters for lunch, steamers for dinner, and Dunkin’ coffee whenever we damn well please.”
Blue Moon ice cream and pack
Apples, salmon, and teriyaki
11. Rural Pennsylvania
“Smoky, slightly sweet bologna, and also scrapple, red beet eggs, and whoopie pies.”
“Coffee, craft beer, and Voodoo Doughnuts.”
15. San Francisco
“Sourdough bread and Dungeness crabs.”
16. North Carolina
Cheerwine and pulled pork with vinegar-based barbecue sauce.
Alligator quesadillas, grouper, key lime pie, Publix subs.
Spam musubi and shaved ice.
19. Tuscon Arizona
Bacon wrapped Sonoran dogs.
Hot buttered lobster rolls or franks and beans on Saturday night.