✪ Dining Destinations

Throughout Cook’s Country Eats Local we highlight the communities and eateries whose dishes inspired our recipes. Here is more information on where you can try the original dishes today.

New England and the Mid-Atlantic

Connecticut Steamed Cheeseburgers
Ted’s Restaurant, 1046 Broad Street, Meriden, CT 06450

Chicken Spiedies
Spiedie Fest, Binghamton, NY

Philadelphia Cheesesteaks
Pat’s King of Steaks, 1237 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Geno’s Steaks, 1219 S. 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Chicken Riggies
Chesterfield Restaurant, 1713 Bleeker Street, Utica, NY 13501
Georgio’s Village Café, 62 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413
Teddy’s Restaurant, 851 Black River Boulevard, Rome, NY 13440

New England Bar Pizza
Lynwood Café, 320 Center Street, Randolph, MA 02368

Kossar’s Bialys, 367 Grand Street, New York, NY 10002

Rhode Island Johnnycakes
Johnny Cake Festival, West Kingston, RI

Appalachia and the South

New Orleans Muffulettas
Central Grocery and Deli, 923 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

West Virginia Pepperoni Rolls
Country Club Bakery, 1211 Country Club Road, Fairmont, WV 26554

Kentucky Burgoo
International Bar-B-Q Festival, Owensboro, KY
Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, 2840 W. Parrish Avenue, Owensboro, KY 42301

Carolina Chicken Bog
Loris Bog-Off Festival, Loris, SC

Fried Catfish
Taylor Grocery, 4-A Depot Street, Taylor, MS 38673

South Carolina Shrimp Burgers
Shrimp Shack, 1929 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, SC 29920

Carolina Red Slaw
Lexington Barbecue, 100 Smokehouse Lane, Lexington, NC 27295

Moravian Sugar Cake
Winkler Bakery, 521 S. Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Thoroughbred Pie
Kern’s Kitchen, Louisville, KY

Carolina Sweet Potato Sonker
Sonker Festival, Lowgap, NC

The Midwest and Great Plains

Iowa Loose Meat Sandwiches
Taylor’s Maid-Rite, 106 S. 3rd Avenue, Marshalltown, IA 50158

Iron Range Porketta
Fraboni Sausage, Hibbing, MN
Cobb Cook Grocery, 3817 1st Avenue, Hibbing, MN 55746

Chicago-Style Italian Beef Sandwiches
Al’s Italian Beef, 1079 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607

Barberton Fried Chicken
Belgrade Gardens, 401 E. State Street, Barberton, OH 44203

Chicken Vesuvio
Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, 33 W. Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654

Runza Restaurant, Locations throughout Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska

Hoppel Poppel
Benji’s Deli, 4156 N. Oakland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211; 8683 N. Port Washington Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217

O&H Danish Bakery, 1841 Douglas Avenue, Racine, WI 53402; 4006 Durand Avenue, Racine, WI 53405

Texas and the West

Monte Cristo Sandwiches
Blue Bayou Restaurant, New Orleans Square, Disneyland Park, Anaheim, CA 92802

Oklahoma Barbecued Chopped Pork
Lotta Bull BBQ, Marietta, OK

Indoor Barbecue Beef Short Ribs
Louie Mueller Barbecue, 206 W. 2nd Street, Taylor, TX 76574
Franklin Barbecue, 900 E. 11th Street, Austin, TX 78702


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