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You Won't Believe How Hard It Is To Find Peanut Butter In These Countries

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste

These countries don't know what they're missing.

The True Origins Of 13 Classic American Foods

Thrillist | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Their stories deserve to be told.

5 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About American Chinese Food

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.04.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

None of these are actual dishes eaten in China.

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.

8 Things About America Other Cultures Find Odd

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Visiting America can be a mind-blowing experience. There are so many beautiful places to see, cities to wander, and regions to explore. There's also a...

The 6 Best Places To Get Chili In The U.S.

Food & Wine | Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste
Food & Wine

Is it best with beef or chicken? Green chiles or red? Vegetarian or bean-free Texas-style?

1970, a Turning Point in American Cuisine

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 12.30.2013 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

1971, the year when Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley, CA, is often cited as a turning point for American cuisine.

Sonorans, Coneys, and 13 Other Amazing Regional Hot Dog Styles You Need to Eat

Thrillist | Posted 12.23.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

As good an excuse as any to hit the road and sample a little Americana.

5 Iconic Recipes That Define America

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.26.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Whether it's a family dish that's been passed down for generations, a recipe that's used to celebrate our religion, or something that's indicative of our culture, food has a way of tracing our roots back to their beginnings and defining who we are.

America's Best Hot Dogs

Food & Wine | Posted 09.11.2013 | Taste
Food & Wine

From classic franks to artisan wieners with toppings like kimchi, here are the nation's best hot dogs.

VOTE: America's Best Regional Sandwich Deathmatch

Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste

We can't resist a little friendly competition around here.

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?

The United States of Soup

Paul Ratner | Posted 04.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Paul Ratner

I worked on a film in the beautiful Czech Republic where one day we got "tripe" as an offering from our caterer. It turned out tripe is made of the stomach lining of cows, pigs and who knows what else. Suffice it to say, the American crew revolted. Does this mean that tripe is not a good soup and cannot be enjoyed?

Edible Americanness

Jamie Schler | Posted 04.12.2013 | TED Weekends
Jamie Schler

Could it also be the seafood, hushpuppies, citrus and key lime pie of my native Florida? I, like my home country, am a cultural melting pot, and each of these foods is a part of who I am as an American.

20 Best Restaurants in America for 2013

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.26.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What factors make one restaurant better than another? Can you compare a roadside burger joint with an urban fine-dining restaurant?

What Do Foreign Tourists Think Of The U.S.?

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's high time, I think, that we stopped forcing everyone to pore over our own vacation albums and, for once, take a peek at theirs. For example, what do tourists from abroad think of traveling here? Are they keen on American food, comfy in our hotels? Do they find it tricky getting around?

Mediterranean Diet

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

Ever since I swam in the sea at Tel Aviv as a child, warm, lapping turquoise waters have beckoned. Never mind that I was born in New England and spent my summers on Cape Cod in the frigid and boisterous Atlantic Ocean.

WATCH: A New Type Of Four Seasons Restaurant

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.02.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I hung out with Chef Jesse Hansen with the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North in Arizona as he gave me a sneak peek at what we can expect by whipping up dozens of new signature dishes for me to try. Sometimes I really do love my job!

PHOTOS: Andrew Zimmern's Most Bizarre American Foods

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.03.2012 | Food
The Daily Meal

In honor of the 100th-episode milestone, the man who has traveled around the world and documented his gastronomic adventures eating bat paste, durian, and other bizarre foods, presents, in his own words, his observation on the top nine most bizarre American foods and where to get them:

50 Iconic American Foods From A To Z

YumSugar | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Despite the growing number of chain restaurants across America, regional cuisine remains as vast as our continent is wide. Some may travel far distanc...

America's Best Fries

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.08.2012 | Food
The Daily Meal

Those who know fries know that the standard, mediocre orders stand worlds apart from the outstanding examples.

American Chefs Show Paris Who's Boss

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 12.28.2011 | Food

PARIS -- Paris, once regarded as the gastronomical center of the world, is looking to a cadre of young chefs from a country derided for its love of pr...

Why The Biggest New Wedding Trend Is Also The Smallest

Peter Callahan | Posted 02.24.2012 | Weddings
Peter Callahan

Serving your favorite American foods at your wedding reception is like having the orchestra only play America's Greatest Pop Songs of All Time: everyone recognizes them and is immediately put at ease.

15 Brilliant Ways To Cook Your Turkey

Posted 11.15.2013 | Taste

Whether you're cooking for a huge crowd of extended family members on a holiday or whipping up a weeknight dinner for four, turkey will serve you well...