When I first moved to the area, this is one of the odd foods I found out about that is a regional favorite. Squeaky cheese is simply a bit of the curd taken out before the rest of the cheese is aged. It squeaks when you eat it. People from 'round these parts take pride in their squeaky cheese.
A common street-vendor food; a big, soft pretzel with coarse salt, often eaten with mustard.
A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.
The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.
A cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.