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The gastronomy of the United States is a mixture of influences from different cultures and due to its geographical and cultural diversity, American food is very varied and each region has its own specialty.

If there is one thing they have in common, it is their large portions and their abundant use of ingredients such as meat, cheese, butter and sugar. However, in recent years there has been a growing interest in healthy food and fresh, natural ingredients.

Among the most representative dishes of American gastronomy are hamburgers, hot dogs, ribs, chicken wings, mac and cheese (macaroni and cheese), fried chicken and fruit pies.

On the East Coast, cuisine is influenced by British and European cuisine, while on the West Coast, cuisine is influenced by Asian and Mexican cuisine. Southern recipes are influenced by African and Caribbean cuisine.

What to eat in the United States

Here we present all the typical American food. These are the best traditional and most deeply rooted dishes that you can enjoy in the area:

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