Pizza vs. Taco? Salsa vs. Sriracha? America's Hottest Foods, State By State

If you believed you knew America, you may believe again after seeing the findings of the University of Arizona’s survey to the most tweeted foods by state and area. The researchers crunched 3.5 million tweets with food hashtags between October 2013 and May 2014, and the result is a comprehensive set of maps and images that if nothing else, make for some fun dinner table dialogue.

The researchers’ best contribution, however, was making the report interactive. You can have a field day entering your own food terms and seeing which ones win, state by state. Since I had nothing better to do, I came up with up my own food and drink battle royale, broken down by such categories as fast food, liquor, and condiments – you know, the finest things in life.

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