Food

Neon pizza sign and man preparing several pizzas (© AP Images)

What takeout food reveals about U.S. history

How and what Americans eat often reflect the changes taking place in society at any particular time. Fast food and pizza delivery can teach us a lot.
Corn dog stand and Ferris wheel at sunset (© AP Images)

State fairs: Livestock, music, food on a stick

Want a taste of America? Stop by a state fair! With rides, music, food and fun, state fairs are a long-standing tradition.
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Why Americans give thanks over a shared meal [video]

Thanksgiving in the United States is a time to gather with family and friends, share a traditional meal, and express gratitude for the good things in life.

Forget what you’ve heard about U.S. fast food. Many Americans like...

When it comes to food, a lot of Americans are going back to basics. Thanks in part to the Slow Food movement, chefs and diners are rediscovering homestyle food that is simply prepared using the freshest ingredients.