Dishes

The dishes we eat define who we are. Familiar or exotic, regional or universal, what's on the plate is an edible portrait of those who eat it, cook it, serve it, and grow or gather it.

Opened and ready-to-eat littleneck clams in a bowl of white wine sauce with pasta and herbs

Clams

One big, bright red, ready-to-eat lobster perches atop a pile of steamer clams on a paper placemat.

Lobster

Long, slender tube of bread with light tan surface

Baguette

Baked potato heaped with BBQ, cheese, butter and sour cream

Baked Potato

Green-checked paper holds brittle-crusted broasted chicken along with equally crisp broasted potatoes

Broasted Chicken

Caesar Salad

A triangle of dark, supersweet chocolate cheesecake drips with Kahlua and raspberry puree

Cheesecake

Pieces of fried chicken are piled atop a waffle, pitcher of syrup in the background

Chicken & Waffles

Styrofoam container holds hot dog bun filled with chili, onions, and mustard ... but no hot dog

Chili Bun

Close view of chorizo sausage well mixed with scrambled eggs

Chorizo & Eggs

Crisp, country-fried steak with gravy, creamed corn and Mac & cheese

Country Fried Steak

Puffy, oven-baked pancake forms abowl that contains fresh fruit and powdered sugar.

Dutch Baby

Great hunks of golden fried hogfish perch on the bottom of a bun, accompanied by garnishes and a bowl of fresh-cut fruit.

Fish Sandwich

Velvet-soft gnocchi glow with tomato sauce.

Gnocchi

Styrofoam cup of tea is crowded with chopped ice

Iced Tea

Cross section of a hoagie with salami, ham & provolone, garnished with lettuce, tomato, and onion, sprinkled with oil and spice

Italian Hoagie

Paper cup holds light tan ice cream dotted with pistachios and spice

Kulfi Ice Cream

A big meatball and length of Italian sausage loll in red sauce in a deep dish

Meatballs & Sausage

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Al Pastor Taco

  • Tacos
  • 6 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Baby back ribs: 2 bones carry lots of meat. ... roadside barbecuue

Baby Back Ribs

  • BBQ
  • 6 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Sausage, brisket, ribs, and chicken surround a ramekin of orange BBQ sauce

BBQ Platters

  • BBQ
  • 43 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
A bowl of buttery, jade-green lima beans

Beans

  • 41 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
A plate of blintzes: griddle-cooked crepes wrapped around sweet pot cheese and accompanied by ramekins of sour cream and apple sauce

Blintzes

Bakery-fresh loaf of Italian bread, resting on the bag it was sold in

Bread & Rolls

Dense square of bread pudding is awash in creamy, sweet whiskey sauce

Bread Pudding

Breakfast burrito is supercharged with dark, unsweet chocolate mole

Breakfast Burrito

  • 15 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Plate crowded with breakfast of eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, and ham ... sweet Ozark eats

Breakfast Dishes

  • 47 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Close view of eggs scrambled with pimento cheese

Breakfast Eggs

  • Eggs
  • 81 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Buttermilk biscuit sandwiches a tile of country ham and a fried egg

Breakfast Sandwich

Super-goopy brownie includes drippy caramel, nuts, layers of powdered sugar, and deep, dark chocolate

Brownies

Opened-up burrito reveals chile-infused beef.

Burrito

  • 58 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Soft, folded-over corn tortilla holds grilled beef, salsa and lettuce

Carne Asada Taco

  • Tacos
  • 20 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Sunny picture of a tortilla filled with meat, peppers, and salsa

Carnitas

  • 10 Restaurants
  • 1 Recipe
Folded-over tortilla is packed with succulent meat and avocado sauce

Carnitas Taco

  • Tacos
  • 9 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Two large untoasted slices of egg-yellow bread, bigger than the paper plate they're on

Challah Bread

Cheeseburger is stacked in a bun with tomato and lettuce on a sunny outdoor table.

Cheeseburger

Bowl of rectangular, meat-striated crisp chicharrones

Chicharrones

  • 4 Restaurants
  • 0 Recipes
Plated roast chicken in a pool of savory natural juices

Chicken Dishes

  • 136 Restaurants
  • 2 Recipes

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