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Famous food in the USA

Updated: May 23, 2021

American cuisine reflects the history of the United States, blending the culinary contributions of various groups of people from around the world, including indigenous Native Americans, African Americans, Asians, Europeans, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanic Americans.

Here are the famous dishes in United States of America

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Hot dogs

Hot dog, also known as a frankfurter.

It is a cooked sausage, traditionally grilled or steamed, and served in a partially sliced bun (a type of sausage sandwich.)

Although the Hotdogs was imported from Germany it becomes popular in The USA.

There are regional variations of hotdogs – for example, New York-style with ketchup and relish, Chicago-style served on a poppy seed bun with absolutely no ketchup.


Hamburgers are very famous in the USA.

The popularity of the hamburger and cheeseburger is indisputable.

Traditional, gourmet, fast food, with bacon, sliders, with green chili, the list of variations and toppings is infinite.

Buffalo chicken wings

A Buffalo wing, in the cuisine of the United States, is an un-breaded chicken wing section that is generally deep-fried then coated in a sauce consisting of a vinegar-based cayenne pepper hot sauce and melted butter prior to serving.

Fried Chicken​

Fried chicken is a dish consisting of chicken pieces usually from broiler chickens that have been floured or battered and then pan-fried, deep fried, or pressure fried.

The breading adds a crisp coating or crust to the exterior of the chicken.


Fajita is one of the most famous Mexican dishes, spread in America and throughout the world. It has a special flavor.

There are two types of fajita: Fajita with chicken and Fajita with meat and the two recipes prepare in the same way.

Fajitas are usually eaten with tortilla bread. filled with Onion, bell peppers, orange juice, lemon juice, paprika, cumin, black pepper, soft cinnamon, vegetable oil, garlic, and salt.

Today's popular meats also include chicken, pork, shrimp, lamb, salmon, and fish.


A taco is a traditional Mexican dish consisting of a corn or wheat tortilla.

A taco can be made with a variety of fillings as beef, pork, chicken, seafood, vegetables, and cheese.

They are often garnished with salsa, chili pepper, avocado, guacamole, cilantro (coriander), tomatoes, onions, and lettuce.


Nachos is a dish from Mexico that consists of tortilla chips covered with cheese or a cheese sauce. Nachos are often served as a snack.

The first dish of Nachos served in 1943.

The original nachos consisted of fried corn tortillas covered with melted cheese and sliced jalapeno peppers.

Clam Chowder (New England Clam Chowder)

Clam chowder is a soup containing clams and broth.

In addition to clams, the soup includes diced potatoes, onions, and celery.

Small carrot strips or a garnish of parsley might be added when it served just to add color to the soup.

Hominy Grits

Hominy grits, which is essentially corn milled into a rough powder and then boiled up with butter or bacon grease. grits are a popular breakfast item in place of oatmeal.

it is a good meal for breakfast with smoky bacon and eggs, or for dinner with fried catfish or flounder or Shrimps and always add hot sauce.

The classic dish is shrimp and grits.

Tater Tots

Tater tots are pieces of grated potatoes deep-fried, served as a side dish.

They are known for their cylindrical shape and their crispy.

Reuben Sandwich

The Reuben sandwich is an American hot sandwich composed of corned beef, Swiss cheese, pickled cabbage, and Russian dressing, grilled between slices of rye bread.​


Enchiladas are corn tortillas rolled around a savory filling, then topped with a chile sauce, and then baked.

The traditional Mexican enchiladas are made with cheese, but nowadays, they can be filled with any variety of meat, chicken, seafood, or vegetables.

Lobster Rolls

A lobster roll is a sandwich made of lobster meat served on a grilled hot dog-style bun with the opening on the top rather than the side.

The filling may also contain butter or mayonnaise, Others contain diced celery or scallion. Potato chips or french fries are the typical sides.

Po'boy (poor boy sandwich)

A po'boy is a traditional sandwich from Louisiana.

It almost always consists of meat, which is usually roast beef or fried seafood, often shrimp, crawfish, fish, oysters, or crab.

Another form of the po'boy is a BBQ po'boy. The BBQ po'boy is commonly found in Texas and usually consists of brisket, sausage, and chopped beef.

The meat is served on baguette-like New Orleans French bread, known for its crisp crust and fluffy center.

Barbecue Ribs​

It is a plate of Ribs of pork, beef, lamb, or venison, marinated in garlic, onion, tomato sauce, tomato paste, honey, mustard, paprika, cumin, and oil, then grilled on the grill.

it is served with various barbecue sauces.

Cobb Salad

The Cobb salad is a main dish in America. It is made with chopped salad greens, tomato, crisp bacon, boiled, grilled, or roasted chicken breast, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, chives, Roquefort cheese, red wine vinaigrette, and some old-fashioned French dressing.

Caesar Salad

Caesar salad is a green salad of romaine lettuce and croutons dressed in lemon juice, olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, anchovies, garlic, Dijon mustard, Parmesan cheese, and black pepper.

There are limitless other common variations, adding meat such as grilled chicken or bacon, or omitting ingredients such as anchovies and eggs.


Apple Pie​

The famous dessert ​in America.

It is a pie or a tart, in which the principal filling ingredient is apple. It is, on occasion, served with whipped cream or ice cream on top, or with cheddar cheese.

Along with the apples people commonly use, cinnamon, salt, butter, and most importantly sugar.

Banana Split​

A banana split is an ice cream-based dessert.

It is served in a long dish called a boat. A banana is cut in half lengthwise and laid in the dish served with three scoops of ice cream (one each of vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry) served between the split banana.

Chocolate, strawberry, or pineapple sauce is drizzled onto the ice cream, then crushed nuts (generally peanuts or walnuts is optional. and whipped cream), then topped with a maraschino cherry.


A Twinkie is an American snack cake, marketed as a "Golden Sponge Cake with Creamy Filling".

Chocolate Chip Cookies​​

Chocolate chip cookies are a favorite dessert in USA.

The traditional recipe combines a dough composed of butter and both brown and white sugar, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and vanilla.

It was invented by the American chef Ruth Graves Wakefield and chef Sue Brides in 1938.


The doughnut is very popular in the USA.

It is prepared with flour, eggs, milk, sugar, butter, yeast, cinnamon, and salt.

Doughnuts are usually deep-fried from a flour dough, it has many shapes: the ring shape, or shapes without a hole, and often filled.

various toppings and flavorings are used for different types, such as sugar, chocolate, or maple glazing.

the filled doughnut, which is injected with fruit preserves, cream, custard, or other sweet fillings.

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