The United States is home to countless delicious meals inspired by millions of Americans with varying backgrounds and family histories. However, some meals are universally regarded as “American” due to their cultural significance.
This breakfast staple is wholly American in the best ways. Not only does it combine two foods that couldn’t be more different, but it does so in a way that invites foodies to try it out of sheer curiosity!
As someone who grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs, I can attest to how delicious a Philly cheesesteak is. From the gooey Cheez-Wiz to the finely-chopped sirloin to the perfectly-seared onions, it’s the ultimate sandwich in millions of Americans’ eyes.
Originating on the west coast of the United States, serving soup in bread bowls was considered taboo — until it became popular! “Bread bowls were invented in San Francisco, but I don’t know if they’re a thing on the East Coast,” admits one woman.