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People Are Naming The Meal That Best Represents Their State And The Answers Are Surprising

List RulesVote up the dinners that represent their state most accurately.

Food can tell a story and, for residents of each US state, food is part of their identity. The meals that represent states like Massachusetts or Louisiana may seem obvious - clam chowder and gumbo, respectively - but there are a lot of surprising dining options for many others.

What is the food that represents your state, according to people who live there?  Reddit asked, residents answered - here's what they had to say

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  • From Redditor /u/liontrap:

    Gumbo or Jambalya.

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    396
    The main dish?
  • From Redditor /u/baileysmom0205:

    Brisket or the whole bbq get up with all the fixings.

    4,684
    439
    The main dish?
  • From Redditor /u/zipzap21:

    Crab Feast with Old Bay Seasoning.

    3,599
    353
    The main dish?
  • From Redditor /u/coolerthanicebby:

    Pulled pork sandwich with a vinegar based sauce. Be sure to have some hushpuppies and coleslaw on the side!

    3,256
    405
    The main dish?