Pork Paradise

Pig out on America's most porktastic eats, including a good ole Virginia country ham, a crispy tenderloin sandwich in Indiana and slow-cooked Hawaiian whole hog.

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Ali’i Luau at the Polynesian Cultural Center

The Hawaiian Islands have their own porcine traditions that date back to the era of King Kamehameha. “Kalua pork” is a traditional Hawaiian cooking method that is typically used during Hawaiian luau celebrations.

55-370 Kamehameha Hwy
Laie, HI 96762

 
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Cochon

Award-winning chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski serve up a pork-filled menu with a Cajun twist at their New Orleans Warehouse District restaurant, Cochon.

930 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130

 
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Nick's Kitchen

Florida has its oranges, Georgia has its peaches, and Indiana has its … pork sandwich? Yep, that’s right! The pork tenderloin sandwich was actually invented in the Hoosier state more than a century ago at Nick’s Kitchen.

506 N Jefferson St
Huntington, IN 46750

 
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Ox Yoke Inn

Many Iowa locals say that the best pork around is cooked up by the Leichsenring family, which has been serving traditional farm-fresh food at the Ox Yoke Inn since 1940.

4420 220th Trail
Amana, IA 52203

 
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Puerto Sagua

Cuban cuisine is known for its pork creations. Whether it’s roasted whole, fried, battered, grilled or shredded, the pork dishes at Puerto Sagua in Miami’s South Beach are known for their porcine perfection.

700 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

 
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The Silver Skillet

In the decades since her father opened the restaurant in 1967, owner Teresa Breckenridge has continued to use his unconventional recipes, all still loved by customers.

200 14th St
Atlanta, GA 30318

 
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The Smithfield Inn B&B Restaurant and Tavern

When people think of a large Southern ham gracing their table at a holiday dinner, they’re probably thinking of a Smithfield ham. The Luter family of Smithfield, VA, has been curing and selling hams since the turn of the century.

112 Main St
Smithfield, VA 23430

 
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Woodshed Smokehouse

The Woodshed Smokehouse is chef Tim Love’s homage to all things grilled, roasted and slow-cooked. The restaurant features an ever-rotating selection of beef, chicken, pork, wild game, fish and vegetables, all cooked over a variety of woods.

3201 Riverfront Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76107

 

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