USA Today’s 10Best has got a mess o’ polls going on right now, many focused on regional food specialties across America. In each category, a team of experts has selected 20 candidates, and it’s up to you to choose the winner. For instance, in the category of Best Po’ Boy in Louisiana, one of our favorite spots, Parkway Bakery and Tavern in New Orleans, is currently leading the vote tally, which will continue to accumulate until May 9th.
A place called Dutch’s Daughter, in Frederick, is currently leading the Best Crab Cake Sandwich in Maryland poll, with Faidley’s of Baltimore inexplicably running a very weak 19th. There are a total of 33 food categories, some of which have already completed the polling, others with still about a month of voting to go. Yes, many folks are sick to death of top whatever lists, while many others can’t get enough of ’em. Some, like us, are conflicted, although they can be a useful resource when scouting out new places to try.
Sure, we know all about Philly cheesesteak royalty like Steve’s Prince of Steaks and Pat’s King of Steaks, as well as Geno’s, Jim’s, and Joe’s. They’re all good. But the Forksville General Store in Forksville? They’ve got our attention!