8 Foods That Every Clevelander Craves When They Leave Cleveland

Life in Cleveland has certainly shaped those of us that grew up here.We’ve developed a certain vernacular and a unique accent, and we’ve also adopted certain traditions as our own. One thing that has happened right under our noses – literally – is a change in our taste buds. We’ve inexplicably developed a palate that has a preference for Cleveland area foods. The hardest thing for people like us is leaving our beloved hometown, because these delicious delicacies won’t taste quite as good:

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Cleveland is a city with a flavor all its own, but its best flavors can be found in some of the community’s classic dishes. What is your favorite Cleveland classic food? Tell us in the comments!

For more flavorful fun, swing by some of these charming neighborhood restaurants.