Your Guide to Authentic Regional Eats
At Savannah’s Back in the Day Bakery you will find the best sea salt-topped biscuits with pillowy insides ready for hot pepper jam and spicy pimento cheese.
Gorgeous souffle pancakes at Bette’s diner in Berkeley are a taste of heaven. A Bay area breakfast best!
A convenient diner off I-81 in Pennsylvania Coal Country, the Dutch Kitchen is a family restaurant serving hearty local fare including shoofly pie.
At Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, inventive biscuits such as cinnamon and black pepper bacon are paired with sweet and savory butters, jams, & spicy pimento cheese.
A fried pork chop to feed a family, pimento cheese fritters with tomato jam, & ham-dusted (!) ribs are a few Lowcountry favorites at Charleston’s Poogan’s Porch.
Nic’s Grill is a tiny diner that has earned a nationwide reputation for its juice-dripping half-pound burgers draped with caramelized onions. An Oklahoma best!
Char-grilled burgers and fries topped with Merkts cheddar cheese as well as classic Chicago red hots make Paradise Pup a best bet.
Pono is a warehouse kitchen open six days a week for retail, selling great custard pies that are gluten- and dairy-free. Breadfruit is the key.
Made-to-order sandwiches on house-baked bread, a copious salad bar & a rainbow of Mennonite desserts make Barnwell’s Country Cupboard a South Carolina best.