1. Cheesesteaks, obviously


Although Philadelphia gets most of the attention, Delco and many of the surrounding counties across the state love their Cheesesteaks, too. The real question is: Do you like yours wiz wit or without?

2. Primanti Brothers sandwiches

Pennsylvanian sandwich

Photo: Roy Luck


Started in Pittsburgh in 1940s, there are now over 20 locations scattered throughout the state. Who doesn’t love massive sandwiches on fresh Italian bread piled high with meat, cheese, fresh-cut fries, tomatoes, and coleslaw?

3. Perogies


They are EVERYWHERE in Pennsylvania and engrained in most locals’ taste buds.

4. Scrapple


You either love it or hate it but Scrapple has its devoted fans.

5. Whoopie pies

Pennsylvanian whoopee pies

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The best snacks you can get at farmers’ markets.

6. Potato chips

Pennsylvanian potato chips

Photo: April Pink


Nothing beats the taste of Utz, Middleswarth, and Herr’s.

7. Hershey’s chocolate products


We want them all!

8. Tastykake products


Our favorite ones include Kandy Kakes, cupcakes, pies, doughnuts, Dreamies, and Minis.

9. Mushrooms

Pennsylvania food

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Kennett Square is the mushroom capital of the world. It is estimated that nearly 50% of the nation’s mushrooms are grown there.

10. Stromboli

Pennsylvanian stromboli

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Calzone with a twist (literally).