The people of each American state have mastered a special dish that has been passed down through generations and is a must-try for tourists.
The problem is that there is a veritable rainbow of foods that most states claim as their signature dishes,
which provides an abundance of fodder for argument and controversy.
If you're visiting Maine, you really must try a lobster roll.
Though cream cheese and lox on a bagel might be New York's most famous dish,
how about thin-crust pizza, spicy buffalo wings, and fiery Manhattan clam chowder?
Along with its signature crispy, meaty fried catfish, Mississippi is famous for its creamy chocolate mud pie and shrimp and grits.