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This Food Test Will Determine If You're Actually From New Jersey

New Jersey natives know that there are many foods NJ does the best. NJ also knows that GEICO does car insurance best — it’s the #1 auto insurer in the state.

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    Taylor ham

    Whatever you call it, it belongs on an egg-and-cheese sandwich on a bagel or hard roll.

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    Hoagie

    No matter where you’re from in Jersey, you know someone who calls it a “sangwich.”

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    Diners

    All of these establishments are amazing in the Garden State, but diners are more than restaurants here; they’re a way of life.

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    Cannolis

    Cannolis can be found (and should be bought) at small NJ Italian bakeries.

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    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.

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    Wawa

    Wawa is a stunning gas station/convenience store/fast-food joint like no other.

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    This one!

    Sometimes called water ice, sometimes with a side of soft serve, always in some sort of paper cup.

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    Disco fries

    Best devoured with friends somewhere between 1 and 3 a.m.

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    Tomatoes

    Jersey tomatoes are legendary and a definite reason why our pizza and Italian food is wall-punchingly good.

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    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.

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This Food Test Will Determine If You're Actually From New Jersey

Get outta here — no way you’re from 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.

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If you’re not from Jersey, you’ve definitely spent time here.

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.

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You are absolutely from New Jersey.

Crank up “Glory Days” and rip open a Kandy Kake with your teeth — you’re from Jersey, baby!

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Admit it: New Jersey has good taste. We bet the bros in this video would agree.

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