When your friends or family from out of town come to visit, what's a food they always request to have?

I have family from Maryland and every time they come into town we ALWAYS hit their two requested spots first. Obviously every out-of-towner needs to go to Portillo's, but what's a food that's even more Iconic to Illinois?

Chicago Style Deep Dish Cheese Pizza with Tomato Sauce

Deep Dish Pizza!

A new survey revealed "The Most Iconic Food Every State Has Given the Rest of the US". Obviously Illinois' is deep dish pizza. Chicago's iconic staple food.

MSN details -

Iconic food: Deep dish pizza

Invented in Chicago at Pizzeria Uno in 1943, deep dish pizza is thicker than New York style pizza, and served with the sauce on top of the cheese.

Let's just indulge in some deep dish goodness shall we?

I mean ... come on. You can't beat a deep dish pizza cheese pull.

So what iconic food did Wisconsin bless the rest of the US with?

Cheese curds!


When you think Wisconsin, you most likely think of CHEESE! So obviously cheese curds are the iconic food. MSN details -

Now, let's indulge in some cheese curds -

I love that Illinois and Wisconsin both gave the rest of the US cheesey goodness. Because let's be honest, is there anything better in life than cheese? No, the answer is no.


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