The United States is a melting pot. Which is to say we’re essentially fifty different countries with different races and cultures and belief systems smashed into one another, trying to somehow get along. And few things mirror our culture-of-many-cultures quite like our cuisine, which varies so greatly from town to town that you could spend a lifetime driving up and down Interstate 90, stopping at every locally-owned restaurant with an OPEN sign illuminated in the window, and still only scratch the surface of what we have to offer. Some of these dishes look amazing. Others look terrifying. But I’ll let you be the judge of that.
Scroll through for some truly unique regional US foods, courtesy of the awesome Regional American Foods Twitter account