Because cuisine is not easily defined by political boundaries.
If your teacher asks you to research/bring in a food that represents a particular state, you have several options: ABOUT THIS SITE: The food notes provided for each state are meant as starting points for your research.
We're searching high and low for New York City's most shocking sweets!
Back in those days these giant colossal men were all over the good old US of A.At Spot Dessert Bar in New York City, imaginations run wild with their Asian-inspired plated desserts, including a riff on the classic chocolate lava cake featuring an explosion of creamy green tea.And in Southern California, Afters Ice Cream delivers two desserts in one with their donut ice cream sandwiches! Some states and cities are commonly associated with recipes (Maryland crab cakes, Boston baked beans, Philly cheese steak, New York style pizza) others are moore challenging to connect with a particular dish. It is a complicated mix of history, cultural/ethnic influence, and local commodities.