30 (American)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 20 Feb 2017, updated: 26 May 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

Common dishes you find in a restaurant diner in the US

1. Milkshake

Thickshake, Thick Milkshake, Frappe (American) (-Worldwide-)

Milkshake is a sweet, cold beverage which is usually made from milk, ice cream, or iced milk, and flavorings or sweeteners such as butterscotch, caramel sauce, chocolate sauce, or fruit syrup.

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2. Iced Tea

(French) (-Worldwide-)

Iced Tea is a form of cold tea. Though usually served in a glass with ice, it can also refer to a tea that has been chilled or cooled. It may or may not be sweetened. Iced tea is also a popular packaged drink. It can be mixed with flavored syrup, with multiple common flavors including lemon, raspberry, lime, passion fruit, peach, orange, strawberry, and cherry. While most iced teas get their flavor from tea leaves (Camellia sinensis), herbal teas are also sometimes served cold and referred to as iced tea. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iced_tea

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3. Coffee Drink

(-Worldwide-)

Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are the seeds of berries from the Coffea plant. The genus Coffea is native to tropical Africa (specifically having its origin in Ethiopia and Sudan) and Madagascar, the Comoros, Mauritius, and Réunion in the Indian Ocean.The plant was exported from Africa to countries around the world. Coffee plants are now cultivated in over 70 countries, primarily in the equatorial regions of the Americas, Southeast Asia, India, and Africa. The two most commonly grown are arabica and robusta. Once ripe, coffee berries are picked, processed, and dried. Dried coffee seeds …

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4. Hamburger

burger (American)

A hamburger or burger is a sandwich consisting of one or more cooked patties of ground meat, usually beef, placed inside a sliced bread roll or bun. Hamburgers may be cooked in a variety of ways, including pan frying, barbecuing, and flame broiling. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamburger

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5. Cheeseburger

(American)

A cheeseburger is a hamburger topped with cheese. Traditionally, the slice of cheese is placed on top of the meat patty, but the burger can include many variations in structure, ingredients, and composition. The cheese is normally added to the cooking hamburger patty shortly before serving, which allows the cheese to melt. As with other hamburgers, a cheeseburger may include toppings, such as lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup, or bacon; examples of less common toppings might be spinach or olives. In fast food restaurants, the cheese used is normally processed cheese, but essentially any other meltable cheeses may …

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6. Meatloaf

Meat Loaf (American)

Dish of ground meat mixed with other ingredients, formed into a loaf shape, then baked or smoked. The loaf shape is formed by either cooking it in a loaf pan, or forming it by hand on a flat baking pan. Meatloaf is usually made from ground beef, although lamb, pork, veal, venison, and poultry are also used. The meatloaf has European origins; meatloaf of minced meat was mentioned in the famous Roman cookery collection Apicius as early as the 5th century. Meatloaf is a traditional German and Belgian dish, and it is a cousin to the Dutch meatball. American meatloaf[3] …

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7. Pancake

(American)

A pancake is a flat cake, often thin, and round, prepared from a starch-based batter and cooked on a hot surface such as a griddle or frying pan. In Britain, pancakes are often unleavened, and resemble a crêpe. In North America, a raising agent is used (typically baking powder). The North American pancake is similar to a Scotch pancake or drop scone. They may be served at any time with a variety of toppings or fillings including jam, fruit, syrup, chocolate chips, or meat. In America, they are typically considered to be a breakfast food. In Britain and the Commonwealth, …

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8. Belgian Waffle

(American)

Belgian Waffle is a variety of waffle with a lighter batter, larger squares, and deeper pockets than ordinary American waffles. Belgian waffles were originally leavened with yeast, but baking powder is now often used.

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9. Reuben Sandwich

(American)

Hot sandwich composed of corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing, grilled between slices of rye bread. Several variants exist. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reuben_sandwi…

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10. Grilled Cheese Sandwich

(American)

A grilled cheese sandwich is a sandwich generally made with one or more varieties of cheese (a cheese sandwich) on any sort of grilled or toasted bread, such as flat bread or wheat bread, that may include spreads such as butter or mayonnaise.

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11. Monte Cristo Sandwich

(American)

Fried ham and cheese sandwich, a variation of the French croque-monsieur. In most regions, the sandwich is savory rather than sweet. Traditionally, it is dipped in its entirety in egg batter and pan fried, though it may also be deep fried. Regional variations may include sliced turkey. In some areas of the US it is served grilled, in others, it is an open sandwich with only the bread battered and the assembled sandwich heated slightly under a grill or broiler. In the southern US, some restaurants serve a variation that is batter-dipped and deep-fried. The Monte Cristo is sometimes covered …

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12. Breakfast Sandwich

(American)

It is typically made using breakfast meats (generally cured meats such as sausages, patty sausages, bacon, country ham, Spam and pork roll), breads, eggs and cheese. These sandwiches were typically regional specialties until fast food restaurants began serving breakfast. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breakfast_san…

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13. Chicken Noodle

chicken soup (American)

Clasic and comforting soup made of chicken and noodles.

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14. Blt

(American)

A BLT (Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato) is a type of bacon sandwich. The standard BLT is made up of five ingredients: bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, and bread. The BLT evolved from the tea sandwiches served before 1900 at a similar time to the club sandwich, although it is unclear when the name BLT became the norm. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BLT

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15. Eggs Benedict

Egg Benedict, Eggs Benny (American)

Eggs Benedict, also informally known as Eggs Benny, is a traditional American breakfast or brunch dish that consists of two halves of an English muffin each of which is topped with Canadian bacon, ham or sometimes bacon, a poached egg, and hollandaise sauce. The dish was first popularized in New York City. Many variations on the basic recipe are served. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggs_Benedict

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16. Sloppy Joe

(American)

A sloppy joe is a sandwich consisting of ground beef, onions, tomato sauce or ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and other seasonings, served on a hamburger bun. The dish originated in the United States during the early 20th century.

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17. Philly Cheese Steak

Cheesesteak, Philadelphia Cheesesteak, Philly Cheesesteak, Cheesesteak Sandwich, Cheese Steak, Steak And Cheese (American)

American sandwich made from thinly sliced pieces of beefsteak and melted cheese in a long hoagie roll.

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18. Corned Beef Sandwich

(Irish)

A corned beef sandwich is a sandwich prepared with corned beef. The salt beef style corned beef sandwiches are traditionally served with mustard and a pickle.

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19. Corned beef Hash

(American)

In many locations, hash is served primarily as a breakfast food on restaurant menus and as home cuisine, often served with eggs and toast (or biscuits), and occasionally fried potatoes (hash browns, home fries, etc.). The dish may also use corned beef or roast beef. Hash has recently made a comeback as more than just a dish for leftovers or breakfasts of last resort. High-end restaurants now offer sophisticated hashes and the first cookbook dedicated exclusively to a wide variety of hashes was self-published in 2012

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20. Cheesecake

cheese cake (American)

Cheesecake is a sweet dessert consisting of one or more layers. The main, and thickest layer, consists of a mixture of soft, fresh cheese (typically cream cheese or ricotta), eggs, and sugar; if there is a bottom layer it often consists of a crust or base made from crushed cookies (or digestive biscuits), graham crackers, pastry, or sponge cake. It may be baked or unbaked (usually refrigerated). Cheesecake is usually sweetened with sugar and may be flavored or topped with fruit, whipped cream, nuts, cookies, fruit sauce, and/or chocolate syrup. Cheesecake can be prepared in many flavors, such as strawberry, …

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21. Apple Pie

(American)

An apple pie is a fruit pie in which the principal filling ingredient is apple. It is, on occasion, served with whipped cream or ice cream on top, or alongside cheddar cheese. The pastry is generally used top-and-bottom, making it a double-crust pie; the upper crust may be a circular or a pastry lattice woven of crosswise strips. Exceptions are deep-dish apple pie, with a top crust only, and open-face Tarte Tatin.

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22. Chicken Fried Steak

Country fried steak, pan-fried steak (American)

It s an American breaded cutlet dish consisting of a piece of steak (tenderized cube steak) coated with seasoned flour and pan-fried.

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23. Club Sandwich

Clubhouse Sandwich (American)

A club sandwich is a American sandwich of bread, sliced cooked poultry, ham or fried bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise. It is often cut into quarters or halves and held together by cocktail sticks. Wikipedia

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24. Egg Sandwich

(-Worldwide-)

Egg sandwich is a classic breakfast dish in almost every cuisine. The most typical is fried or scramble eggs between two pieces of white bread.

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25. Cheese Fries

Cheesy Chips, Chips And Cheese (American)

It is an American fast-food dish, consisting of French fries covered in cheese with the possible addition of various other toppings. Cheese fries are generally served as a lunch or dinner time meal.

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27. Scrambled Eggs

(American) (-Worldwide-)

Scrambled eggs is a dish made by stirring or beating eggs together in a pan while being gently heated, typically with salt and butter and variable other ingredients.

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28. Scrapple

Pon haus, Krepples (American)

It is usually made of mush of pork mixed with cornmeal, flour, buckwheat flour, spices. It is pudding type dish. Scrapple, also known by the Pennsylvania Dutch name Pannhaas or "pan rabbit,"] is traditionally a mush of pork scraps and trimmings combined with cornmeal and wheat flour, often buckwheat flour, and spices. The mush is formed into a semi-solid congealed loaf, and slices of the scrapple are then pan-fried before serving. Scraps of meat left over from butchering, not used or sold elsewhere, were made into scrapple to avoid waste. It is the best-known food in America. source url: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrapple

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29. Tuna Melt

(American)

Tuna Melt is a popular American sandwich composed tuna salad, slices of cheddar cheese, freshly sliced tomatoes all melted together in a skillet on a thick, crispy golden bread.

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30. Roast Beef Sandwich

(American)

Roast beef sandwich is a common American sandwich with a filling of warmed, sliced roast beef.

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31. Pastrami On Rye

Hot Pastrami Sandwich (American) (Jewish)

Pastrami on rye is a classic sandwich made famous in the Jewish kosher delicatessens of New York City. It is prepared with pastrami, rye bread, spicy brown mustard. It is very delicious and is very healthy.

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