Your Guide to Authentic Regional Eats
Dukes is an Aiken, South Carolina all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet, featuring pulled pork plus terrific fried chicken and a couple dozen exemplary side dishes.
Sehnert’s is a true taste of the Nebraska Midlands: great sweet rolls and baked goods, bierocks, and loosemeats sandwiches, plus occasional live music.
Lone Pine’s Frosty Chalet is an updated Frosty stand serving some of the best little burgers in California.
Texas’ legendary Round Rock Donuts are more substantial than evaporative Krispy Kremes, yet not the least bit heavy like the more dunkable cake donuts.
Loncheria Otro Rollo is a tiny red trailer in a gas station parking lot that serves authentic Guadalajaran sandwiches drowned in fiery sauce.
For a taste of Hawaii in Klamath Falls, Oregon, all you need is $9 for a sampler platter of four tasty meats, sticky rice, and cold mac salad.
Maine shoreline summertime seafood, eat-in-the-rough style. Bob’s clam plates and clam rolls, scallops, shrimp, and lobster rolls are Yankee bests.
Pizza at Connecticut’s Colony Grill is so thin it’s brittle. There is real oomph to the crust, and luscious crunch unlike any other pizza. Try hot oil topping!
Juicy steaks, golden French fries, and a warm welcome make this dive-y steakhouse a Redding, California, neighborhood gem.