Click here to see America's Best Tater Tots "Tater Tot" is actually a registered trademark of Ore-Ida, the company that invented them in 1953. Founders F. Nephi and Golden Grigg (great names) found themselves with an excess of potato scraps after making french fries, and were sick of selling them off for a pittance as animal feed.
Wiener schnitzel may belong to the Bavarians, but Iowa and Indiana have the sandwich version, because we like to make sandwiches out of everything since sliced bread is the best. Also, it's deep-fried instead of pan-fried because, again, this is America.
In 1937, Bob Cobb, the owner of The Brown Derby, was scrounging around at the restaurant's North Vine location for a meal for Sid Grauman of Grauman's Theater when he put together a salad with what he found in the fridge: a head of lettuce, an avocado, some romaine, watercress, tomatoes, some cold chicken breast, a hard-boiled egg, chives, cheese, and some old-fashioned French dressing.
Those are among my impressions after spending more than 60 days on the road this year, visiting more than a dozen destinations, then measuring them against a set of standards — for creativity, community and tradition, among other criteria — to come up with a Top 10 list of America’s Best Food Cities.
A cup of grits contains 38 grams of carbohydrates, which can keep you energized throughout strenuous activities, while a cup of oatmeal provides 27 grams. Grits are a richer source of leusine, an amino acid that, according to the American Society for Nutritional Sciences, may enhance muscle endurance and help your body store glycogen, a polysaccharide that gives your muscles energy.
Today’s Smithfield Foods can be traced back to the opening of the Smithfield Packing Company in 1936 in Smithfield, Virginia. Joseph W. Luter and his son Joseph W. Luter, Jr., opened their meatpacking plant on the former site of the American Peanut Corporation along the banks of the Pagan River.
He is purported to have fried “millions of pieces of chicken every year.” And according to Malcolm Gladwell theories, that puts him so far over the 10,000-hour mark, he likely has no choice but to be the best fried chicken chef in the damn world. And judging by his chicken, that theory might hold up.
But perhaps above all other kid-food duos, macaroni & cheese has grown into a full-fledged adult entree that's ordered at fancy restaurants with only a minor tinge of embarrassment. In celebration of this dream team of starch and dairy, we've compiled a list of the best macaroni & cheeses in the country.
Superstar chef Michel Richard is known for ingenious French-style presentations at his flagship Citronelle, but Central focuses on hearty portions of comfort food like fried chicken. His super-crispy version became so popular that he now sells pieces by the bucket for takeout during lunch.
America is a melting pot of flavors. We've borrowed all the best recipes from the various cultures that make up our people and have made them very much our own. Some of our most iconic dishes don't seem American at all, like spaghetti and meatballs, but they are -- don't let the marinara fool you.
The Portland Head Light historic lighthouse in Fort Williams Park is a backdrop for this tiny food truck, which offers no fewer than six varieties of lobster roll. Along with curry, wasabi and chipotle, the signature picnic-style includes a layer of homemade coleslaw and a brushing of drawn butter.
Buffalo wings are one of the most delicious foods on earth, and these 25 restaurants make the best ones in America. From a lunch counter in Brooklyn manned by two guys from Buffalo to a sports bar in Little Rock that smokes their wings for four hours before frying, there's no shortage of places to find great
A frybread taco, Indian taco, or Navajo taco, is a frybread topped with various items, normally venison or beef, as well as other toppings commonly found in tacos. Frybread (also spelled fry bread) is a flat dough bread, fried or deep-fried in oil, shortening, or lard.
"GET THE NACHOS! NACHOS! NACHOS! with chicken. :D. Can I say it more? They know how to make the most delicious tasting nachos because they use fresh ingredients from salsa to vegetables and the meat is super tender." —Deborah C. on Yelp. Submitted by joannar4e790e911.
Consumers are eating burgers in record numbers. Polling site Ranker.com recently surveyed 6,500 consumers on 46 burgers to find the best fast food options. Beloved NYC-based chain Shake Shack was noticeably absent from the list. Here are the top 10 burgers selected by the people. Fatburger has been ...