John Green has a delicious topic for this week’s mental_floss video. He’s talking about regional foods, and if you haven’t lived in those places, you probably don’t know how good they can be. Then again, if you’re talking about chitlins, or what John calls “chitterlings,” you can count me out. Hoppin' John is heaven, but the Garbage Plate is what I call the plate we put all the scraps in -right before it goes in the compost bucket. I might need to try the Spam sushi, however. The comments at YouTube are full of dishes that are left off the list, but this one is priceless:
Also, lutefisk is supposed to be steamed post-lye and served with butter. Theoretically it's flaky and delicious. My family commonly says that the last Minnesotan who knew how to properly make lutefisk died 100 years ago.
I have a bone to pick with the title. Frito Pie may be best if eaten in Texas, but it's good wherever you eat it. Which of these is your favorite?