Regional Foods You Hate to Love

Walk into any Pennsylvania diner and you’re likely to overhear someone at a neighboring table ordering “scrapple.” What’s that, you ask? A mixture of pork scraps and cornmeal that’s been molded, sliced and fried, scrapple is a dish that’s beloved (and fiercely defended) in regions surrounding eastern Pennsylvania. And it’s not the only questionable local delicacy of its kind. HERE is a culinary tour of America’s most bizarre—but beloved—regional delicacies. From salmon-based Eskimo Ice Cream to Hawaii’s popular Spam musubi, the dishes below are sure to both satisfy your curiosity and test your gag reflex.


Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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