Dishes You Didn't Know Originated in America

by laliveinsider on Wed., Jan 27 at 10:22 AM

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Think you know the origins of your favorite foods? Think again.  These ten foods surprisingly were orginated in America.

1. Fajitas

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Where you thought it was from: Mexico

Where it is actually from: Texas (Tex-Mex)

2. German Chocolate

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Where you thought it was from: Germany

Where it is actually from: New York

3. Nachos

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Where you thought it was from: Mexico

Where it is actually from: Texas (Tex-Mex)

4. Swiss Steak

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Where you thought it was from: Switzerland

Where it is actually from: somewhere in the U.S.

5. Cuban Sandwich

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Where you thought it was from: Cuba

Where it is actually from: Florida

6. Fortune Cookies

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Where you thought it was from: China

Where it is actually from: California

7. Chimichanga

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Where you thought it was from: Mexico

Where it is actually from: Arizona

8. English Muffin

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Where you thought it was from: England

Where it is actually from: New York

9. Pasta Primavera

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Where you thought it was from: Italy

Where it is actually from: New York

10. General Tso's Chicken

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Where you thought it was from: China

Where it is actually from: New York


Want an authentic taste of American cuisine? Don't miss All-Star Chef Classic's American Masters Dinner on Friday March 11!

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