Exploring Every State's Favorite Foods

Come on a delicious journey of America's culinary diversity with our guide to the most beloved and iconic cuisine from every state! Each state has a unique blend of flavors and customs.

Discover classic meals, hidden jewels, and treasured sweets that showcase each state's culinary traditions as we travel the country. 

Grab your fork, bring your hunger, and prepare for a delicious excursion celebrating our nation's rich flavor tapestry.

Chimichangas, deep-fried treats with a fascinating history, rule Arizona's culinary scene.

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Monica Flin, the founder chef of El Charro Café, the nation's oldest Mexican restaurant, invented this tasty dish by chance. 

Flin allegedly devised the chimichanga in the mid-1950s by dropping a huge burro into the deep fryer. 

The chimichanga, with its crispy exterior and contents like shredded beef, beans, and cheese, has become an iconic dish that represents Arizona's diverse cuisine scene.

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