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American Cuisine

The 11 Best Breakfast Sandwiches In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 10.14.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

Breakfast comes in many different shapes and sizes, but the king of them all is the breakfast sandwich. It rules over the realm of morning meals, incorporating whatever ingredients it damn well pleases. The only bounds it knows are its book-ending slabs of carbohydrates.

The 16 Best Pizza Shops In America

Thrillist | Posted 10.07.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

Liz and myself and a few members of our inner pizza cabal have traveled around the country, sampling all the different beautiful iterations of pizza we have in America and picking the 33 best. Some of them are legendary repeats. Others are bold newcomers. All of them are delicious.

The 10 Best Mac & Cheeses in America

Thrillist | Posted 09.02.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Ozgur Coskun/iStock The best childhood foods are usually combinations of two strong elements, be them peanut butter & jelly...

10 Best American Cuisine Restaurants

GAYOT.com | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste
GAYOT.com

These creative cooks imbue their menus with a unique energy and strong sense of identity.

15 Food Reasons Americans Are Winning At Life

Posted 02.25.2014 | Taste

We have a holiday dedicated entirely to food. Enough said.

8 Delicious International Cuisines You're Probably Missing Out On

Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.15.2014 | Taste

From Laotian to Bolivian, the international cuisines we're missing out on.

The Industrialization of Mom

Jane Vandenburgh | Posted 02.17.2014 | Books
Jane Vandenburgh

Like her 2009 novel Entertaining Disasters, Nancy Spiller's new book concerns itself with conventions in cookery and American cuisine. Compromise Cake is, however, is the much more personal book.

10 Classic American Dishes for the Fourth of July

Food52 | Posted 06.24.2013 | Taste
Food52

Regional recipes from across the country that showcase quintessential American home-cooking.

Where Did Our Favorite American Foods Really Come From?

Posted 06.27.2013 | Taste

Apple pie, hamburgers, fried chicken: do you know where they were invented?

Are Hot Dogs THE American Food?

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 02.26.2013 | Taste
Heritage Radio Network

Hot dogs represent both individualism and community. There is a paradox that exists between the national nostalgia attached to hot dogs, and the quest to constantly update the cuisine and integrate other culture's flavors into the quintessential American food.

10 Things We Love About Portland, Oregon (PHOTOS)

George Hobica | Posted 06.08.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

You want to know what's even more fun than watching Fred Armisen make jokes about Portland, Oregon on your television? Tuning into the actual city itself!

How Mushrooms Became As American As Apple Pie

Time | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home

Fungus that grows on rot might not, at first, seem the perfect image of our culinary ideals. And yet, if there is one food that can most perfectly sym...

Craig's -- The Hottest New Restaurant in LA. Here's Why

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I can understand why Craig's has become an instant hit... lots of celebrities every evening, and a smart, savvy proprietor who is constantly striving to improve what is already working beautifully.

State Dinner Menus of Eras Past: Aspic, Hot Dogs, and Boiled Mutton

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lesley M. M. Blume

The Kennedys tout the virtues of aspic, the Franklin Roosevelts scandalized the polite world with an entrée, and George Washington gave new meaning to the phrase "no frills."

The Patriot Cooks

Isabel Cowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Isabel Cowles

The belief that we can have it all, with no reverence for the natural restraint of seasons and regions, has created a food culture that's destructive for our bodies, our society and our land.