U.S. Regional Cuisine

Draw lines below to match each city/region with the food item it is know for.

New England                                        Crab Cakes

Chicago                                                Muffaletta

Maine                                                Salmon

Alaska                                                Cheese Steak Sandwich

Philadelphia                                        Deep Dish Pizza

Maryland                                                Clam Chowder

                

New Orleans                                        Shrimp & Grits

Low County (SC-GA)                                Lobster

Anticipation Guide - Mark True or False to the left of the statements below.

___________    Foods from the Northeast are typically smoky and spicy.  

___________    Creole food originates in New Orleans, Louisiana.

___________    Southern cuisine was largely influenced by foods from Africa.

___________    Pacific Rim cuisine has very little Asian influence.

___________    Many midwestern states are well known for hearty ‘comfort food.’

Northeastern U.S. - New England

Flavor Profile Key Words:

Who influenced the food? How?

One Famous Dish is ___________________________________________________. Describe the dish:

One popular cooking technique:

Midwestern U.S.

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Who influenced the food? How?

One Famous Dish is ___________________________________________________. Describe the dish:

One popular cooking technique:

Southern U.S.

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One popular cooking technique:

Tidewater Region:

Where is it?

Who influenced the food? How?

One Famous Dish is ___________________________________________________. Describe the dish:

Low Country: 

Where is it?

Who influenced the food? How?

One Famous Dish is ___________________________________________________. Describe the dish:

Creole:

 

Where is it?

Who influenced the food? How?

One Famous Dish is ___________________________________________________. Describe the dish:

Cajun:

Where is it?

Who influenced the food? How?

One Famous Dish is ___________________________________________________. Describe the dish:

Southwestern U.S.

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Who influenced the food? How?

One Famous Dish is ___________________________________________________. Describe the dish:

One popular cooking technique:

Pacific Rim/Coast

Flavor Profile Key Words:

Who influenced the food? How?

One Famous Dish is ___________________________________________________. Describe the dish:

One popular cooking technique: