Whatever you call it, it belongs on an egg-and-cheese sandwich on a bagel or hard roll.
No matter where you’re from in Jersey, you know someone who calls it a “sangwich.”
All of these establishments are amazing in the Garden State, but diners are more than restaurants here; they’re a way of life.
Cannolis can be found (and should be bought) at small NJ Italian bakeries.
A brand of prepackaged sweets
They’re little, cellophane-wrapped drops of glazed and creamy heaven, sold pretty much everywhere in Jersey that has a checkout line.
Wawa is a stunning gas station/convenience store/fast-food joint like no other.
Sometimes called water ice, sometimes with a side of soft serve, always in some sort of paper cup.
Best devoured with friends somewhere between 1 and 3 a.m.
Jersey tomatoes are legendary and a definite reason why our pizza and Italian food is wall-punchingly good.
All of the above
A true Jersey native believes that their home state has the best bagels, pizza, and hot dogs. Also the best everything.
This Food Test Will Determine If You're Actually From New Jersey
You’re either not from Jersey, you moved away when you were a child, or you’re a ghost who doesn’t need to eat or leave the house.
You get the gist of Jersey, but you deserve to get a little more familiar with its food culture. And by that, we mean you should go to a diner at 3 a.m. and talk to a regular.
Crank up “Glory Days” and rip open a Kandy Kake with your teeth — you’re from Jersey, baby!
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