Hit the Road, Snack: 7 Foods Worth Traveling Across the Country For

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Breakfast Sandwich - Kelowna, British Columbia
The photo is the Steelhead Benedict from White Spot. I don't even know where to start. The bacon? The grilled tomato? The perfect ... more 
Photo by: iStarGazer
Breakfast Sandwich - Kelowna, British Columbia
The photo is the Steelhead Benedict from White Spot. I don't even know where to start. The bacon? The grilled tomato? The perfect bun? THE SAUCE? OMG THE SAUCE. See those potatoes in the back? They're perfectly roasted red potatoes that are then smashed into these crispy but soft potato flavor explosions known as Red Nugget Smashbrowns™ AND THEY ARE AMAZING.
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Mon, Jul 8, 2013 12:00 PM EDT

I love food. Healthy food, fried food, fresh food, local food, crazy food, and foods I haven't even met yet. I have rules in place when traveling, and one of those is to never eat at a chain restaurant that I can eat at back home. The more local, the better. I love eating what a city is known for. In Indy we have pork tenderloin as big as your head and sugar cream pie. New York has pizza and hot dogs and Canada has poutine. Rarely are the best foods at fancy restaurants or expensive bistros; they're from locals who love cooking and have been doing it for a long time. For me the perfect restaurant would be a little older, off the beaten path, full of old people, young people, families, and a few cops for good measure. That is the sign of a good restaurant to me, and rarely has my formula for the perfect place let me down. Here are 7 of the most memorable foods worth traveling for again (and again). -By Casey Mullins

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