A while back, Buzzfeed published a quiz called "If You've Eaten 22/30 of These Foods Then You're A True '90s Kid". It had quite a few things I remember from the decade (Dunkaroos, French Toast Crunch, purple ketchup) and plenty that are still around.
I love to try out local restaurants when I travel (we all know what we get when we visit a chain restaurant). And when we're not traveling, I love seeing what other towns have to offer by tuning into the Travel Channel or Food Network. So I decided to see what area restaurants have been featured. Here's what I found.
There are a lot of traditions in the Gem City, but nothing says Quincy quite like a Maid Rite. A few of my co-workers and I went to indulge in the deliciousness of Maid Rite, but there are a few rules--or "commandments"--that you need to know first.
Missouri has Toasted Ravioli, Illinois has Deep Dish Pizza, Iowa is known for their Pork Tenderloins all sound delicious right? Makes you want to have some right now, and while those sounds yummy, there are dishes that these states are known for that are just...well, GROSS...maybe.
Quincy hosts a population of over 40,000. While it's not as big as Chicago or New York, Quincy has its own unique culture. See if any of these characteristics or habits fit you if you happen to be from the Gem City.
If each state in America had an "official" meat, what would those state meats be? That's the question Slate Magazine attempted to answer in the article 'The United Steaks of America.' Slate's effort is impressive. Meats were not allowed to be used twice, only mammal meat qualified for the list, and stews and sandwiches were not necessarily eligible. Here's what was decided for Illinois,