IMOO: Madison, WI
A term referring to the Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon held the Sunday after Labor Day in Madison, WI. Most people refer to an Ironman as an "IM." Athletes refer to this particular Ironman as "IMOO," because they often pass cows on the bike route, which is along many country roads. IM Wisconsin embraced this idea and the 2008 Finisher Medals were in the shape of a cow.
Mountain Pie: Denver, CO
A Colorado-style pizza, made with honey in the crust and often topped with a spicy sauce.
A quaint little drinking town with a fishing problem: Homer, AK
What you'll find on local bumper stickers in reference to the town of Homer.
Whoopie Pie: Augusta, ME
(noun) Round dessert treat common throughout Maine consisting of a marshmallow filling in between two firm pieces of cake (usually chocolate). Its shape resembles a hamburger in a bun.
David Chang: New York, NY
Bon Appetit and GQ magazine's 2007 "Chef of the Year," David Chang is New York City's most talked-about chef at the moment with three restaurants in the East Village - Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Ssam Bar, and Momofuku Ko. As Frank Bruni (New York Times restaurant critic) put it: "David Chang is at this point the New York restaurant world’s equivalent of Tiger Woods or Roger Federer, armed with a spatula in place of a nine-iron or tennis racket. He’s marveled at and clucked over like nobody’s business. He’s it."
Wit: Pittsburgh, PA
1. Pittsburgh speak for the preposition "with".
2. Meaning: with
Example: I'd like my cheesesteak wit onions.
Champ: Burlington, VT
Lake Champlain's version of the Loch Ness Monster. People have reported seeing a monster in the lake for hundreds of years. In fact, the monster regardless of its actual existance is protected by both Vermont and New York laws. There was a monument to Champ erected in 1984, at the end of Burlington's Perkins Pier.