Every State's Must-Eat Restaurant 

There is a common misconception that the United States lacks a distinctive national cuisine. 

We have a wide variety, including Cajun, Creole, Tex-Mex, Italian-American, and many others. 

It's true that these dishes draw inspiration from the food of other cultures, but the same can be said of nearly every dish in the globe.  

Our final decisions were based on editorial discretion after reviewing restaurant menus and history. 

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The Daily Meal, as well as many city- and state-specific sites, to find the one must-visit restaurant in every state.  

“You went to [wherever] and you didn’t eat THERE???” Iconic restaurants serve America's most famous meals. 

The growing number of Native American-owned eateries shows that our culinary traditions predate outside influences.  

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