What national treasures will YOU be indulging in this holiday weekend? Let us know with your comments below – oh yeah – and Happy 4th of July!


Hot Dogs

French Fries

BBQ (chicken, ribs, pulled pork – ANYTHING)

Mac ‘n’ Cheese


Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese

Pancakes with Maple Syrup

Apple Pie


New England Clam Chowder

Funnel Cake

Philly Cheesesteak

Pastrami Sandwich

Lobster Roll


Frito Pie

Banana Split

Corn Dogs

American ‘Chinese Food’


Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream


Corn Bread

Biscuits and Gray

Let us know your favorite American food below!

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How Are Food Photos Shared Online?

by Nicki on May 11, 2011

Why do people share food photos? For “What I ate today” diaries, restaurant reviews or ‘extreme food’?

"Now That's My Idea of Flowers!"

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What are people naming their photos? Is there more breakfast, lunch or dinner?

Which food appear most often in photos – meat, dairy or drinks?

For these answers to these and more of the internet’s mysterious food trends, this entire report can tell you all about the latest trends of sharing food photos…. Or just check out this infographic at Mashable.

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