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1. We start our Trans-America journey in San Diego in the south-western corner of the country. A French dip sandwich is a California speciality. What is the French component of this sandwich?
2. Traveling through Arizona may provide one with the fortunate opportunity to try green chili or chocolate fry bread at the Fry Bread House in Phoenix. What is the reason frybread is called 'fry' bread?
3. When visiting Albuquerque, New Mexico, an important question in relation to the local cuisine is "red or green?" - chiles that is. Chile aficionados will insist that green is for egg dishes, while red belongs with beef. Which did Relish Gourmet Sandwiches on Menaul Blvd include with their hot Albuquerque turkey sandwich?
4. In the Texas panhandle nearly every diner will have a sandwich based on the "National Dish of Texas", which is:
5. We cross the border hoping to sample Oklahoma's state meal: chicken fried steak. Why is it called chicken fried steak in the sandwich of the same name?
6. We head northeast along I-44 towards St Louis, the Gateway City. Though barbecue is the city's main culinary claim to fame, we feel more inclined to stop at Ruma's Deli to try their celebrated Gerber sandwich with ham, garlic butter, and Provel cheese. What is this hearty sandwich's distinguishing feature?
7. We cross the Mississippi then head north and east to Indianapolis, in the centre of Indiana. One name for this state's speciality sandwich is the Hoosier sandwich, but it is more popularly known by it main ingredient - which is?
8. Next stop on our road trip is Cleveland, Ohio. We pull into a local diner and order a Polish Boy sandwich, which was invented in this city on the Lake Erie shoreline. The Polish Boy consists of a kielbasa sandwich topped with all of the following EXCEPT:
9. As we hit New Jersey, we head straight to Cosmo's Italian Salumeria in Hackensack where we order a "#1" which contains copious amount of soppressata. What type of ingredient is this?
10. We finally reach the final destination of our cross-country trip, the city of Boston, MA. We enjoyed our Italian Hoagies so much in New Jersey, we now want another Italian sandwich. So we head for Nebo Cucina Enoteca to try a "spuckie", a uniquely Bostonian variation on the ubiquitous Italian sandwich, served on what kind of bread - whose name refers to a kind of footwear?
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