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91. Preservation Hall: A classic New Orleans Music Hall that features nightly jazz concerts.  
92. Fat Tuesday: The Tuesday before Lent.  
93. Anne Rice: The famous author of "Interview With the Vampire" was born and raised in New Orleans, and indeed her popular "Vampi...  
94. Steamboat House: A style of home in New Orleans reminiscent of life on the Mississippi; the first of its kind was built in 1875, and...  
95. Jazz Funeral: A tradition in New Orleans; essentially a funeral ceremony with a musical accompaniment.  
96. Maple Street Book Store, The: What's not to love about this 40 year old, Uptown New Orleans bookstore whose motto is "Fight the Stupids!".  
97. Evangeline: A famous poem written by Henry Wadsworth loosely based on the expulsion of Acadians from Nova Scotia and their subs...  
98. UCM: A weird roadside attraction near New Orleans that bills itself as "Louisiana's Most Eccentric Museum".  
99. Gator: An alligator, of course.  
100. Hotel Monteleone: A historic French Quartet hotel that has been in operation since the late 1800s.  
101. Oz: New Orlean's most popular gay dance club, located on Bourbon Street.  
102. Louis Armstrong: One of the most famous American jazz musicians, Armstrong was born and raised in New Orleans.  
103. Creole Queen, The: An authentic paddlewheeler boat with the largest indoor capacity of any excursion vessel in New Orleans.  
104. New Orleans Saints: Official name for the National Football League team in New Orleans, LS. Part of the National Football Conference. ...  
105. Chris Paul: Born and raised in Winston-Salem, and a former Wake Forest Demon Deacon, Chris Paul is now an NBA superstar as a Ne...  
 
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1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.

2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice became has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.

The native Rhode Islanders' reference to the hordes of tourists from Massachusetts who swarm their beaches each summer.

Honolulu's (as well as the rest of Hawaii's) area code is 808. People will sometimes say "representin' the 808" to identify themselves as Hawaiians.

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.

Nickname for Providence used mostly by students of Providence College and fans of the school's D1 athletic teams.