Great American Eating Experiences by National Geographic
Local Specialties, Favorite Restaurants, Food Festivals, Diners, Roadside Stands, and More

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Follow the locals to their favorite foods throughout the United States, state by state, with the help of this gorgeously packaged travel planner. Anchored by regional specialties and the best places to sample them, Great American Eating Experiences serves up real-deal comfort foods like New Orleans Po' Boys and Chesapeake crab cakes, sprinkled with fun food factoids, food surprises, and more. Go beyond the Internet basics and discover the country's most authentic food experiences. As an added bonus, GPS coordinates for each destination make sure you don't miss these sometimes hard-to-find secrets.
The book is organized state-by-state, highlighting the best regional eating experiences both tried-and-true and unexpected. Among more than 130 festivals, you'll discover a festival celebrating Moxie, a medicinal elixir-turned-soft-drink that is almost exclusively found in Maine; local Michigan spots to try Cudighi—ground sausage sandwich topped with mozzarella and tomato sauce; where to sample Native American fry bread in Arizona and New Mexico; the best places to eat Key lime pie in Florida; the two dueling Philly cheesesteak restaurants in Philadelphia; the New Orleans birthplace of the muffaletta; and much more. This colorful travel planner helps you discover the best local foods and eating experiences throughout the United States.

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Spokesperson ANDREW NELSON is an urbanist, dedicated traveler, and National Geographic Travelercontributor for the last 14 years. He is devoted to exploring the world’s most interesting cities and their neighborhoods, and writes numerous magazine features as well as a column for Intelligent Travel, Traveler magazine’s online newsfeed. The recipient of two Lowell Thomas awards from the Society of American Travel Writers, Nelson also sits on the faculty of Loyola University New Orleans as an assistant professor in the School of Mass Communication. In addition, Nelson is the author and creative force behind two beloved computer adventure games from CyberFlix, a digital gaming company he co-founded in the 1990s. Dust: A Tale of the Wired West andTitanic: Adventure Out of Time were award-winning bestsellers and remain popular among fans to this day.
Published March 29, 2016 by National Geographic. 288 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Cooking.