This is a warning: if you read this list of the most iconic foods in Georgia, you’ll be left with a severe craving for at least one (probably more) of the items mentioned. With that being said, we’ll carry on now. There’s a wide variety of food on the cultural palate of the Peach State. Georgia cuisine ranges so broadly that it can actually be hard to pinpoint just what foods make the cut for being the most well-known. However, there are a few dishes that really stand out as being truly symbolic in Georgia. These are the foods that undoubtedly remind you of the Peach State, whether you’ve lived here all your life or have moved elsewhere. Here’s a list we’ve come up with that is sure to have your mouth watering:

After reading all that, we’re certainly ready to eat! Many of these foods are iconic in Georgia because there’s such an incredible abundance of the crops here. We’re such an agricultural state and so lucky to be able to get so many dishes fresh from the farm (or boat!).

What’s your favorite food in Georgia? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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What are some fun facts about Georgia?

Did you know all the major lakes in the Peach State are man-made? Or that the phrase "don't let the bed bugs bite" originated in Georgia because colonists would pad their mattresses with Spanish moss? There are plenty of interesting facts about Georgia that you may or may not have learned about in history class!

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All the Southern stereotypes like friendly people, casual conversation, and lovely smiles are all here for a reason. There are so many great things about being from Georgia: we love our sweet tea and sports teams!