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The members of our Facebook community live in every region of the country and love food as much as we do. Here are their local recommendations.
Cook's Country

AS WE TRAVEL THE country in search of great food, we rely on the people who know each town, city, and state to tell us where to go. If the locals love it, we will too.

Since our community of home cooks spans the entire country and we're always looking for new dining destinations to try, we reached out to the members of our exclusive Facebook group with this question: “If one of our editors or cooks came to your town, where would you send us to eat?”

Here are their favorite places in almost every state (and one recommendation in British Columbia!).

Have you visited any of these places, or do you have a recommendation to add? Let us know in the comments section below! We might just show up in your town on our next trip.

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Left: Fish tacos from The Bruncheonette in Joplin, MO. Right: The burger from Stella's Bar & Grill in Bellevue, NE.

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The Cook's Country team is inspired by the home cooks and regional dishes in every region of the country—and we're determined to get to know them all. View this article to read about where we've been, what we've eaten, and how you can recreate our favorite regional dishes at home.

Have you visited any of these places, or do you have recommendations to add? Let us know in the comments! And and if you have local food on the mind, read more about our road trips in the name of recipe development.