Today most kinds of foods are available most places — but even so, every place still has something that do just that much better than anywhere else. Tell us in the comments where you are and about a regional dish that you either can’t, or shouldn’t, sample anywhere else.
On Thanksgiving, it's really all about the sides. But which sides? There are the standards that appear all over the nation: stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, cranberries (for some unfathomable reason). But there are also some dishes unique to individual locales. Here are some of our commenters' favorites.
"What neighborhood do you live in?" "How's your mom?" "Where do you go to church?" These are just some of the ways people all across the country say hello to strangers.