Coffee Culture Around the World

From the simple Italian espresso shot to traditional Turkish coffee ceremonies, see how people around the world take their cup of coffee.

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Bahama Mama from Schmidt's

Bahama Mama from Schmidt's

Did You Know? Sausages are some of the earliest amazing eats on record! Early humans developed sausage-making in an effort to preserve meat for future consumption.

Dish 1: Bahama Mamas
Where: Schmidt's, 240 East Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43216
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Chili Half Smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl

Chili Half Smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl

Did You Know? The guilty pleasure of sausage is often described as sinful. But legend has it that in 320 ad, the Catholic Church actually declared eating sausage a sin, due to its association with a popular pagan festival.

Dish 2: Chili Half-Smoke Sausage
Where: Ben’s Chili Bowl, 1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
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Italian Sausage Bomber Sandwich at Campi's

Italian Sausage Bomber Sandwich at Campi's

Did You Know? When the Erie Canal opened in 1823, the economy of Rochester exploded, making it one of America’s original boomtowns. Today, Rochester is home to explosive meat sandwiches known as bombers.

Dish 3: Italian Sausage "Bomber" Sandwich
Where: Campi's, 205 Scottsville Rd, Rochester, NY 14611
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Saddlebag Sausage Pancakes

Saddlebag Sausage Pancakes

Did You Know? Thought to be a direct descendant of the frankfurter of Frankfurt, Germany, hot dogs became enormously popular in 1893 when baseball parks started serving them to fans.

Dish 4: Sausage "Saddlebag" Pancakes
Where: The Buff, 1725 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301
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Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich at Bruges in Salt Lake City

Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich at Bruges in Salt Lake City

Did You Know? Up through World War II, sausages were made with water. If not cooked properly under high heat, they exploded - leading the British to nickname the combustible links "bangers."

Dish 5: Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich
Where: Bruges, 336 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Po Boy Sandwich at Hot Sauce Williams

Po Boy Sandwich at Hot Sauce Williams

Did You Know? Sausages can vary by country and region as each incorporates their own local ingredients into the links.

Dish 6: Polish Boy sausage sandwich
Where: Hot Sauce Williams, 7815 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103
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Alabama

Alabama

Head to Trattoria Centrale in Birmingham and try the BLT pizza. 960 1280

Nicole Lau  

Alaska

Alaska

Pizza with a view? Yes, please. At Finn's Pizza in Homer you can sip a cold brew, eat wood-fire pizza and take in the gorgeous Alaskan landscape in their glass-enclosed dining area dubbed the "Solarium". 960 1280

Megan Henderson  

Arizona

Arizona

Chris Bianco started Pizzeria Bianco inside the back corner of a neighborhood grocery store in 1988, and now Pizzeria Bianco has two locations in Phoenix that serves up his famous artisanal pizzas. 960 1280

Juan Gatti  

Arkansas

Arkansas

True to its name, Damgoode Pies is the pizza joint to check out in Arkansas. Head to one of their Little Rock or Fayetteville locations to try their famous pie The Stuffy Underdog. 960 1280

Damgoode Pies and Brews  

California

California

With a mouthwatering menu, Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles is the brainchild of Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and Nancy Silverton and a must-stop for pizza lovers. 960 1280

Glenn Koenig  

Colorado

Colorado

Pizzeria Locale is a staple in Colorado. Their 900-degree oven cooks delicious pizzas to perfection in two minutes. 960 1280

Hyoung Chang  

Connecticut

Connecticut

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is one of the oldest pizzerias in the country. Frank Pepe, an Italian immigrant, opened Pepe's, as it's known locally, in 1925, and it's still a family owned and operated establishment today. Head to one of their many Connecticut locations to try the very popular White Clam pizza. 960 1280

Thomas McGovern / Pepes Pizzeria  

Delaware

Delaware

Check out Pizza By Elizabeths, an elegant dining spot in Greenville where all of the pizzas are named after famous Elizabeths past and present. Think Elizabeth Taylor, Saint Elizabeth and Elizabeth Arden. 960 1280

Pizza By Elizabeths  

Florida

Florida

In Miami Beach, Spris fires up tasty thin-crusted pizzas, with whole wheat and gluten-free offerings.  960 1280

ANTONIO CHAGIN / Spris Pizza  

Georgia

Georgia

Antico is the place to get pizza in Atlanta. One of the best parts about eating here is sitting at the community-style tables open to the kitchen where you can see (and smell!) the chefs firing up your delicious pizzas while you wait. 960 1280

Antico Pizza  

Hawaii

Hawaii

If you're looking for New York pizza in Hawaii, head to J.J. Dolan's in Honolulu. 960 1280

Jon Hanai  

Idaho

Idaho

As the name suggests, Flying Pie Pizzaria serves pizzas that are "whirled" in the air, making their pies "whirld" famous. Head to one of their four Idaho locations to try them out for yourself. 960 1280

Track/ Flying Pie Pizza  

Illinois

Illinois

Pequod's Pizza is a Chicago staple that serves deep-dish pizza in cast-iron pans, sprinkled with mozzarella, creating a crispy, carmelized crust of cheese. 960 1280

Charles Cook  

Indiana

Indiana

Pizzology Craft Pizza & Pub prides itself on sourcing local, high-quality ingredients for the pizzas they serve. Make your way to either their Indianapolis or Carmel location and try the White Devil. 960 1280

  

Iowa

Iowa

Not your average pizza flavor, but Crab Rangoon from Fong's Pizza is a must-try in Des Moines. The dish pays homage to what was the city's oldest Chinese restaurant that formerly operated in Fong's existing location. 960 1280

Fongs Pizza  

Kansas

Kansas

Make your way to SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza in Kansas City for hand-spun, stone-fired pizzas with traditional toppings taken to a new level after they're roasted in herbed olive oil in its stone hearth ovens before they go on the pies. SPIN! also serves a variety of traditional thin-and-bubbly crust, rustic whole wheat and gluten-free pizzas. The dough is made fresh every day. 960 1280

  

Kentucky

Kentucky

Award-winning Boombozz Pizza & Taphouse is a must-visit pizza spot in Louisville. When you go, try the Pollotate. 960 1280

Pastaria  

Louisiana

Louisiana

Pizza Delicious started in 2012 after two college roommates from New York bonded over a shared love of delicious pizza. Although this joint is fairly new, it's received praise from numerous local and national media outlets. Plan a road trip to New Orleans to try the deliciousness for yourself. 960 1280

Emily Neesley  

Maine

Maine

Otto Pizza started in Portland in 2009 and now has 12 locations across Maine and Massachusetts. One of their most popular pizza pies is "The Masher" with mashed potatoes, scallion and bacon. 960 1280

Portland Press Herald  

Maryland

Maryland

If you're in Maryland in search of great pizza, head to one of two Joe Squared locations in Baltimore. In addition to tasty square, thin-crust sourdough pizza, you'll also find live music and art displays at this pizza joint. 960 1280

Joe Squared  

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Regina Pizzeria has been around since 1926 and now has 17 locations across New England. Stop in one of their locations to try the traditional pizza with a secret crust recipe dating back more than 80 years. 960 1280

Boston Globe  

Michigan

Michigan

Buddy's Rendevouz Pizzeria has served Detroit square Sicilian-style pizza for more than 70 years and now has 11 locations across metro Detroit. 960 1280

JERRY ZOLYNSKY / Buddys Pizza  

Minnesota

Minnesota

Black Sheep Pizza is the place to get pizza in Minnesota, especially if you're a fan of coal-fired, crispy thin-crust pizza. 960 1280

Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza  

Mississippi

Mississippi

When in Mississippi, head to Soulshine Pizza Factory for live music and pies. The name of the restaurant was inspired by a song by The Allman Brothers Band. With three Mississippi locations, Soulshine now has two Tennessee locations as well. 960 1280

Soulshine Pizza  

Missouri

Missouri

For quality pizza in Missouri, head to Pastaria in St. Louis. They also deliver through Food Pedaler. 960 1280

Greg Rannells / Pastaria  

Montana

Montana

When In Rome Pizzeria in Kalispell has an award-winning pizza called the Best Pizza Ever. It's made with pepperoni, roasted red peppers, onions, gorgonzola cheese and garlic. 960 1280

Mikayla Larkey / when in Rome  

Nebraska

Nebraska

Voted first place in Omaha Magazine's Best of Omaha, Zio's Pizzeria is the place to get pizza in Nebraska. Meat lovers, try the New York King pizza when you go. 960 1280

Don Farrall  

Nevada

Nevada

When in Las Vegas, hit up Pizza Rock, where award-winning pizza champion Tony Gemignani is the mastermind behind the deliciousness. Also, breakfast pizza is even on the menu. 960 1280

Pizza Rock Las Vegas  

New Hampshire

New Hampshire

For pizza in New Hampshire, check out 900 Degrees in Manchester and try the Bella Cosa. 960 1280

Jerry Boucher  

New Jersey

New Jersey

Tacconelli's Pizzeria in Maple Shade is where to get pizza in New Jersey. Their signature white pie is the way to go. 960 1280

Don Johnson / Tacconellis Pizzeria  

New Mexico

New Mexico

Amore Neapolitan Pizza is New Mexico's first and only certified Neapolitan Pizzeria. Head to one of their two Albuquerque locations for Italian-style pizza and New Mexican-style beer. 960 1280

Amore Napolean Pizzeria  

New York

New York

There will most likely never be a consensus on one single favorite New York pizza spot, but that's okay because there's something for every palate imaginable. Roberta's Pizza in Brooklyn stands out for not only its tasty pizza pies but also its laid-back, neighborhood atmosphere. Roberta's delivers and you can find their frozen pizzas in select grocery stores and online retailers. 960 1280

Deidre Schoo  

North Carolina

North Carolina

In Raleigh, Trophy Brewing & Pizza Co. offers a winning combo of great beer and great pizza. Their pizza menu features flavors like Most Outgoing, Most Loyal and Best Dressed. 960 1280

Joseph Bruno / Oak City Hustle  

North Dakota

North Dakota

In search of good pizza in North Dakota? Head to Rhombus Guys Pizza. 960 1280

Rhombus Guys  

Ohio

Ohio

Harvest Pizzeria sources fresh ingredients from local Ohio farms and creameries for its pizzas. Find two locations in Columbus and one in Dublin. 960 1280

Harvest Pizza  

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Andolini's Pizzeria is a family business with a history tracing back to Naples, Italy. Try one of three Oklahoma locations or their food truck. 960 1280

Andollinis Pizzeria  

Oregon

Oregon

Head to Dove Vivi for pizza in Portland. The crust is prepared by hand using organic cornmeal that is stone ground at Bob's Red Mill in Portland. When you go, try the pesto pizza. 960 1280

  

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Osteria in Philadelphia is a must-stop. Arugula, proscuitto and mozzarella create a winning combo in their Parma pizza. 960 1280

Osteria  

Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Al Forno has been serving wood-fired grilled pizzas to the people of Providence since 1980. Note that they're closed Sundays and Mondays. 960 1280

Al Forno Restaurant  

South Carolina

South Carolina

Once a pizza stand at the Charleston Farmer's Market, EVO Pizza in North Charleston is where to get pizza in South Carolina. Try the popular Pistachio Pesto when you go. 960 1280

Chrys Rynearson  

South Dakota

South Dakota

From the same owners of the RedRossa Italian Grille in Pierre, RedRossa Napoli Pizza in Sioux Falls serves pizzas with dough made fresh daily. Try one of their traditional pizzas like The Italian or The Margherita or build your own. 960 1280

Jeff Veire  

Tennessee

Tennessee

What pairs well with great music? Great food! When in the "Music City", East Nashville to be exact, visit the hip Lockeland Table and try one of their wood-fired pizzas in flavors like LT Pig or the Woodstock. 960 1280

Lockeland Table  

Texas

Texas

For tasty pizza in Texas, make your way to one of two West Crust Artisan Pizza Pies locations and give the Hill Country pie, a thin-crust pizza with mozzarella and feta cheese, turkey bacon, red onion and glazed pecans, a try. 960 1280

West Crust Artisan Pizza Pies  

Utah

Utah

The Pie Pizzeria has five Utah locations and has been serving pies for more than 35 years. Try the Apocalyptdough, a signature pizza made with a spicy dough or the Wise Guy, a popular pick of locals. 960 1280

The Pie Pizzeria  

Vermont

Vermont

When in Vermont, pizza lovers will want to try the crispy, wood-fired pizzas at American Flatbread. Their pizzas are now available in grocery stores across the country, too. 960 1280

Mady Villavicencio  

Virginia

Virginia

A short drive from Charlottesville, the original Crozet Pizza in Crozet has been a popular pizza spot for Virginia pizza lovers for more than 30 years. Now you can taste the pizza at a second location right in downtown Charlottesville, or C'ville as locals call it, too. 960 1280

Crozet Pizza  

Washington

Washington

Delancey Pizza is a must-try if you're in Seattle. Delancey features fresh, locally-sourced ingredients for their pizzas and an inviting atmosphere. 960 1280

Molly Wizenberg  

West Virginia

West Virginia

With locations in Morgantown, Charleston and Fayetteville, Pies & Pints is known for its grape, yes grape, and gorgonzola pizza.  960 1280

Pies and Pints  

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Ian's Pizza started in Madison in 2001 after Ian envisioned a late-night, pizza-by-the-slice joint to cater to college kids. Now with locations in Madison, Milwaukee, Denver and Seattle, the Mac n' Cheese pizza is the all-time best seller. 960 1280

David Bayer / Ians Pizza  

Wyoming

Wyoming

Pizza Caldera in Jackson is a must-try for pizza in Wyoming. You can even buy their dough in 12 or 18 inches to take home with you. 960 1280

David Agnello / Pizza Caldera  

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

Using ingredients from the Campania region of Italy, the owners and certified pizza makers, or pizzaioli as they're known in Italy, Ettore and Maria Rusciano cook their pizzas to perfection in a wood-fired oven at 900 degrees at Menomale 960 1280

The Washington Post  

Gene's Sausage Shop, Chicago

Gene's Sausage Shop, Chicago

Gene’s Sausage is a European market that specializes in 40 different varieties of smoked meats and sausages. 960 1280

  

Ferdinando’s Focacceria, Brooklyn, New York

Ferdinando’s Focacceria, Brooklyn, New York

These legendary links spend 40 minutes in the oven before they’re dropped into a red sauce made with fresh tomatoes, fennel seed and a secret mix of spices known only to the restaurant’s chef-owner Francesco Buffa. 960 1280

  

Ferdinando’s Focacceria, Brooklyn, New York

Ferdinando’s Focacceria, Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn is home to one of the oldest, most venerable sausage specialists in the country -- Ferdinando’s Focacceria. 960 1280

  

Southside Market & BBQ, Elgin, Texas

Southside Market & BBQ, Elgin, Texas

Many customers stop by the Southside butcher counter to take home some of the finest sausage that Texas has to offer. 960 1280

  

Southside Market & BBQ, Elgin, Texas

Southside Market & BBQ, Elgin, Texas

Elgin, TX, is known for just one thing -- sausage. Elgin sausage is so sensational that it’s sold all over America, but the best is still served at the oldest barbecue joint in the Lone Star State: Southside Market. 960 1280

  

Wurstkuche, Venice, California

Wurstkuche, Venice, California

Sweet peppers and onions are a welcome topping to an already succulent Wurstkuche sausage. 960 1280

  

Wurstkuche, Venice, California

Wurstkuche, Venice, California

Wurstkuche restaurant custom-designs 20 sausages, including classics such as Bockwurst, Hot Italian and even Vegetarian varieties. 960 1280

  

Polish Village, Hamtramck, Michigan

Polish Village, Hamtramck, Michigan

The Polish Village cooks its succulent sausage in beer sauce. 960 1280

  

Polish Village, Hamtramck, Michigan

Polish Village, Hamtramck, Michigan

The cooks at the Polish Village come straight from Poland or learned their craft from someone who did. 960 1280

  

Hominy Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Hominy Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Like everything else on chef Robert Stehling’s menu, the star of this party is prepared from scratch, using only fresh, locally farmed ingredients. 960 1280

  

Hominy Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Hominy Grill, Charleston, South Carolina

Hominy Grill opened in 1996 as a Southern neighborhood restaurant in a great Southern neighborhood. 960 1280

  

Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR

Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR

The bangers at the Horse Brass Pub in Portland, OR, offer a trip to England without the passport. 960 1280

  

Horse Brass Pub, Portland, Oregon

Horse Brass Pub, Portland, Oregon

For those who prefer their pig in a blanket, the Horse Brass also serves up a banger sausage roll. 960 1280

  

Old German Beer Hall, Milwaukee

Old German Beer Hall, Milwaukee

The sausage that owner Hans Weissgerber serves up is much the same as what’s been served in Germany for over 500 years. 960 1280

  

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