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Test Your Eat-Q: America’s Classics Signature Dishes

Maggie Borden

Maggie Borden

February 29, 2016


Match each America’s Classics winner with the beloved dish it's known for:

1. Persimmon Pudding

2. “Yellow-Legged” Fried Chicken

3. Cream of Nectar Snowball 

4. Lobster Roll

5. Mutton Chop

6. Bacon-Wrapped Pork Chop

7. Chicken Soup with Matzoh Balls 

8. Cold Borscht 

9. Creamed Chipped Beef 

10. White Clam Pizza 

11. Buffalo Wings 

12. Cincinnati Chili 

13. Pierogi

14. Indian Tacos 

15. Huevos Enfrijolados 

16. Pipikaula Short Ribs

17. Octopus Salad 

18. Pastrami Sandwich 

19. French Dip 

20. Hot Chicken

A) The Fry Bread House / Phoenix

B) Anchor Bar / Buffalo, NY

C) Philippe the Original / Los Angeles

D) Swan Oyster Depot / San Francisco

E) Keens Steakhouse / NYC

F) Langer’s Delicatessen-Restaurant / Los Angeles

G) Breitbach’s Country Dining / Sherrill, IA 

H) Mustache Bill’s Diner / Barnegat Light, NJ

I) Crook’s Corner / Chapel Hill, NC

J) 2nd Avenue Deli / NYC

K) Helena’s Hawaiian Food / Honolulu

L) Barney Greengrass / NYC

M) Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana / New Haven, CT

N) Camp Washington Chili / Cincinnati

O) Waterman’s Beach Lobster / South Thomaston, ME

P) Beaumont Inn / Harrodsburg, KY

Q) Sokolowski’s University Inn / Cleveland

R) Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack / Nashville

S) Guelaguetza / Los Angeles

T) Hansen’s Sno-Bliz / New Orleans

Get the answers and your Eat-Q score!


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