From the American state of California, which is home to a thriving motion picture industry, to the Broadway in Chicago or to New York City''s urban atmosphere, America possesses an unusual mixture of patterns and forms.
Being an incredibly diverse nation, Americans enjoy food from a wide range of foreign cuisines, such as Chinese, Thai, Greek, French, Indian, Mexican, Italian, From the hamburger, and the quintessential American hot dog, food in America has it’s origins from all over the world which have become an integral part. Burritos and tacos have their origins in Mexico while Asian cooking has played a particularly large role in American fusion and bagels, pickles, have graced the tables from the Germans.
If in New York City, One can visit museums and libraries, encompassing the visual, literary, and performing arts. Head down to Brighton Beach, a shopping destination up and down the East Coast or visit major destinations which include the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty. Step into Le Bernardin, New York''s internationally acclaimed seafood restaurant or for that great steak, step into Gallagher''s Steak House, one of the foremost steakhouse restaurants in Manhattan.
In Los Angeles, hotspots include places such as Downtown Los Angeles, Silver Lake, Hollywood, and West Hollywood, which is the home of the Sunset Strip. Visit one of Los Angeles'' best Italian restaurants, Locanda Veneta located in Beverly Hills, California, where favorites such as ricotta cheese gnocchi, wild mushroom risotto combines with the exciting Mediterranean menu. Looking for a little traditional Japanese culture and food then head out to Hollywood’s Geisha House, this Los Angeles restaurant serves fresh sushi and sashimi dishes.
Chicago which is located along the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan is known for its Chicago blues, soul, and jazz, has multiple festivals featuring various acts each year. From its deep-dish pizza and the Chicago hot dog, this city has many ethnic and fine dining places. One can visit “Greek town" on South Halsted, "Little Italy" on Taylor Street or Chinatown" on the near South Side.
Las Vegas an internationally known vacation, shopping, entertainment, and gambling destination is a major tourist attraction which is also host to a number of fine dining restaurants. Boston a highly cultured city has a number of ornate theatres, including the Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston Opera House, and the Wang Center for the Performing Arts. Visit Boston’s Emerald Necklace which consists of a 1,100-acre chain of nine parks linked by parkways and waterways or take a walk through Boston Common and the Public Garden, the oldest public park and botanical garden in the country. For Shopping & Dining visitors can walk the length of Newbury Street or to Copley Place a marble and brass enclosed mall full of upscale stores and restaurants.
Miami Beach with its humid subtropical climate, warm summers, has a rich history as a trend setting arts center. From the world famous nightclubs of the 50''s, to the rich cultural life of today''s modern South Beach, making it an international entertainment and cultural destination. An old-time favorite, Tobacco Road Bar, established in 1912 is the best place in town to find a huge hamburger or visit Café Prima Pasta an acclaimed Italian restaurant to find some sumptuous homemade pasta, chicken and veal dishes.
A land full of culture that’s expressed through various traditions, this complexity has created diversity that is reflected in American Cuisine.