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Here Are The Most Popular Foods In Each State, According To People Who Actually Live There

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2. Alaska: Ice cream.

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"I was born in and grew up in Alaska. At one point, we consumed more ice cream per capita than any other state. We don't know why. We just really love ice cream."

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5. California: Avocado.

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"As a Californian, I’d have to say we’re probably most known for avocados, and the stereotypically millennial avocado toast. What, it’s good!"

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Runner-up: "In California, we can’t live without In-N-Out."

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13. Illinois: Deep-dish pizza.

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"I’m from Illinois, and we are known for our Chicago deep dish pizza. It’s iconic, and so, so, so good. You cannot come here and not get it"

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Runner-up: "Horseshoes in Illinois. It's toast with a beef patty (or any other type of meat, really), french fries, and melted cheese open face sandwich. I've never been to a diner that doesn't serve them."

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31. New Mexico: Green chile.

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"Hatch, to be specific, but Bueno is good too. We put it on everything: burritos, eggs, pizza, burgers, and we have green chile chicken enchiladas, green chile stew — hell, it's even on our license plates! It originated in New Mexico, comes from New Mexico, and is a staple New Mexico food. We take great pride in it and love it!"

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32. New York: Bagels.

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"I'm New York born and raised and nothing, and I mean nothing, compares to the bagels from New York. Every trip to visit family usually involves bringing back a few dozen bagels."

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Runner-up: Pizza, of course.

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40. South Carolina: Chicken bog.

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"It’s just rice that’s cooked a certain way, chicken, and sausage. You have to cook the chicken in a huge thing of chicken stock, take it out and shred it, cook the rice in the leftover stock, and then you add in the cooked sausage and put it all together. Just thinking about it is making my mouth water!"

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44. Utah: Funeral potatoes.

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"They’re basically grated potatoes with cheese and sour cream and butter and yummy goodness! They're called funeral potatoes because they’re usually saved just for funerals."

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Runner-up: Fry sauce.

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48. West Virginia: Pepperoni roll.

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"No one outside of West Virginia knows what a pepperoni roll is, it's weird! They’re so popular here. When it’s pepperoni roll day for school lunch, our teachers line us up and let us out early because it’s literally a stampede."

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