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Madison, Minnesota

Lou T. Fisk

This giant fiberglass cod celebrates Madison's self-proclaimed status as the U.S. capital of lutefisk.
Troutdale, Oregon

Tad’s Chicken ’n Dumplins

This old-fashioned roadhouse's quirky neon sign is as famous as its enormous dumplings.
Tuscumbia, Alabama

Rattlesnake Saloon

You'll need cowboy boots to trek to this old-fashioned saloon that’s nestled in a giant natural cave.
Denver, Colorado

Denver Omelet Plaque

This sidewalk tribute honors Colorado's great culinary creation.
Seoul, South Korea

Noryangjin Fish Market

Buy your fish and have it cooked to order in this bustling, eight-floor seafood market.
Washington, D.C.

Sweet Home Cafe

This unique museum cafeteria showcases the history and regional diversity of African American cuisine.
Carrageen Moss Pudding
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Carrageen Moss Pudding

This sweet, silky Irish pudding has a secret ingredient: seaweed.
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St. Joseph's Day Altars
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St. Joseph's Day Altars

Elaborate bread sculptures grace these edible annual altars in Sicily and Sicilian communities abroad.
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Frejon
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Frejon

This thick bean soup is a Good Friday tradition for Nigeria's Afro-Brazilian community.
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Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa de los Azulejos

Once home to an aristocratic family and a workers' organization, this intricately tiled building now houses a chain restaurant.
Møsbrømlefse
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Møsbrømlefse

This sweet, cheese-filled Norwegian flatbread keeps Nordlanders nourished during the long winter.
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Čarodějnice
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Čarodějnice

Revelers roast wieners and “witches” at this annual Czech festival.
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Baltimore, Maryland

Papermoon Diner

This beloved Baltimore spot features caged dolls, a giant Pez collection, and many, many mannequins.
Banta
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Banta

This sweet and salty Indian drink keeps an endangered soda bottle in business.
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Seven-Color Tea
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Seven-Color Tea

Layers of flavored tea combine to create a drinkable rainbow.
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Kashan Rose Water Festival
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Kashan Rose Water Festival

Iran’s annual celebration of its signature flower makes this desert region fragrant.
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Çiğ Köfte
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Çiğ Köfte

Turkish legends trace these raw meatballs to the time of the prophet Abraham.
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Glorified Rice
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Glorified Rice

This Midwestern dessert salad draws on both Scandinavian immigrant and local Ojibwe influences.
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Ice Wine
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Ice Wine

Pressed from frozen grapes, this prized wine was a sweet accident.
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Incheon, South Korea

Jjajang Myeon Museum

This tiny museum immortalizes the birthplace of an iconic Chinese-Korean noodle dish.
Watergate Salad
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Watergate Salad

This salad named after a scandal has been traced back to Kraft and Helen Keller.
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Kibbeh Nayyeh
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Kibbeh Nayyeh

This raw meat meze from Lebanon is as fresh as it gets.
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Jjajang Myeon
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Jjajang Myeon

On April 14, lonely South Korean singles are encouraged to drown their sorrows in black noodles.
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Frog Eye Salad
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Frog Eye Salad

Don’t worry: This sweet, creamy Mormon potluck staple isn’t actually made of frogs.
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