The list so far.....
Keep it growing
St. Louis : toasted Ravioli, St. Paul's Sandwich.....egg foo young on white bread with mayo, lettuce and american cheese (served at cheap Chinese restaurants),Gooey buttercake.....yellow cake with gooey chewy middle....as good-bad as it sounds. Snoots, grilled pig noses
Kentucky: hot brown, mint juilep, burgoo
Philadelphia :cheese steaks,Hot Pretzels
Chicago: deep dish, Italian beef, Chicago dogs
Texas: Sweet Potato Pie, Dump Cake, Dr. Pepper Cake, Red Velvet Cake, Corn Bread.
Biscuits and white gravy, red eye gravy, scrapple. Huevos Ranchero. Chips and Salsa, 7 layer dip, Queso, Frito Pie. BBQ, Squeelers, Parisa, Fried Turkey. Corny Dogs, Chicken Fried Steak, Okra, Beef Brisket
N. Carolina: Pulled Pork
South Carolina: Bar-be-que, macaroni pie, collard greens, green beans, fat back, bacon
cornbread, homemade biscuits, sweet potato pies
Alaska: Salmon, King Crabs, Reindeer Sausage, Halibut
Upstate NY : "Garbage Plates"
Florida: Stone Crabs
Reading Pa.: Pretzels & Funnel Cakes
Long Island: Pizza
Vermont: Vegetarian and breads
NJ Boardwalk: Pizza and Saltwater Taffy
Quebec: Smoked Meat , Steak Spices (always best on bone-in rib steaks, probably most Montrealers' favorite cut of steak),Bagels (best from 24-hour bagel shops),Tourtiere,
Poutine, French Canadian Pea Soup, Steamed Hot Dogs, Sugar Pie, Feves au Lard (baked beans),Anything "a l'erable" (with maple syrup), May West & Jos. Louis (snack cakes)
Whippets (marshmallow & chocolate cookies)
Ontario: Italian Veal Sandwiches, Butter Tarts
Southern bayou Louisiana aka Cajun Country.....boudin, andouille, alot of various pork sausages, couchon de la (whole pig roast), gumbos, jambayla
Massachusetts - lobster and clam chowder, the white stuff, boston baked beans (with molasses), Indian pudding, brown bread (the steamed kind), Quahogs. FRIED CLAMS!!!
Seattle: Seafood, Salmon, Dungeness crab, Fish and Chips, apples, berry desserts, teriyaki shops everywhere, COFFEE,FRIED CLAMS at Ivar's Acres of Clams
Oregon: Hazelnuts and Berries