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What Are Your Favorite Regional Food Brands?

From Cheerwine soda to Del's Lemonade, I'm a sucker for regional food products. My New Orleans friends swear by Zapp's Cajun Crawtator Chips and Abita Strawberry Beer, and a close comrade who went to school in Rhode Island and now lives in San Francisco always pines for Del's Lemonade. As for me, a Texas-born-and-bred gal, I crave what I can no longer have, and that includes Blue Bell Homemade Ice Cream (churned far away in Brenham, TX), and Peter Pan Peanut Butter, which, for some odd reason, I simply can't come across here in California. Do you have any favorite regional foods or beverages?

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Susannah-Chen Susannah-Chen 3 years
 @catgirl667 omg! no way. I don't know why but I can't find it anywhere to save my life in the SF Bay Area. It's the honey flavor that I crave! Sweet, probably horrible for you, and yet I love it anyway.
actorsdiet actorsdiet 3 years
love zapps and another one of my faves is from NOLA too - Hubig's pies! http://theactorsdiet.com/2011/01/06/pie-in-the-sky/
catgirl667 catgirl667 3 years
Just gotta say...I'm in California and I see Peter Pan pb all the time.   Maybe the fact that I'm in socal makes a difference?
StyleCheck StyleCheck 3 years
 @tinesays Del delsmiami Reading this is making me crave an slushie Del's frozen lemonade. I'm going to find that Del's Lemonade cart on South Beach right now and I'm checking in when I get there. https://foursquare.com/delsmiami
tinesays tinesays 3 years
The amazing taste of Del's Lemonade slushy / drinkable Italian ice is finally available in Miami (and South Florida's Dade and Broward County). They have a stand right on South Beach between 7th and 12th St, Sunlife Stadium, and Zoo Miami! I also have seen them at local schools, when I thought about it, Del's push carts seem like a really cool "classic lemonade stand" fundraiser idea for kids. Check out their website for more info on where to find them http://delsmiami.com  delsmiami 
Susannah-Chen Susannah-Chen 3 years
  @Go2Girl I have to check out Moustache Baked Goods.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 3 years
Originally from Philly (now living in L.A.), Utz chips, Frank's soda, Tastykake, and Rita's Water Ice. I miss these things.
Sara-Yoo Sara-Yoo 3 years
 @Molly McGlynn You took the words right out of my (now hungry) mouth!
Molly-McGlynn Molly-McGlynn 3 years
Let's not forget about It's Its! Nothing gets me in the Summer mood like one of these delicious frozen treats.
nikkisoda nikkisoda 3 years
 @Laura Marie Given Mmmmm Portillos. So good!
Danny-Feekes Danny-Feekes 3 years
I love Kansas's Art's and Mary's potato chips (http://www.artsandmarys.com/). Deliciously crunchy - haven't found anything I like as much since leaving.
Anna-Monette-Roberts Anna-Monette-Roberts 3 years
I definitely miss Blue Bell's too! NYC has an amazing vegan ice cream shop — Lula's Sweet Apothecary. I also long for Rick's Picks pickles found at the Union Square farmer's market. 
Laura-Marie-Meyers Laura-Marie-Meyers 3 years
Constantly craving my old Chicago favorites! Portillo's Italian beefs, Goose Island beers, Gino's East deep dish... 
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