The Ultimate Foods To Buy by the Side of the Road Quiz
by Staff
For some reason, roadside food always seems to taste better. Food-on-the-go, from American staples such as hotdogs to ethnic delicacies such as falafel, has a long history. Take this quiz to learn more about your roadside food favorites.

What is the oldest type of street food?

  • fruits and vegetables
  • pies
  • seafood

Where can you find fruit and vegetable stands in an urban city?

  • in mom and pop stores
  • in farmer's markets
  • on the street

What is a common Middle Eastern roadside food?

  • falafel
  • shakshuka
  • deli-pita roll

Falafel consists of:

  • chicken
  • chick peas
  • beef

Falafel is commonly eaten by:

  • Middle Eastern Christians during Lent
  • Israelis
  • both of the above

The hard shell taco originates from:

  • Mexico
  • United States
  • Argentina

The all-American hotdog was first introduced in:

  • the 1860s
  • the 1910s
  • the 1930s

Where did the hotdog originate in the United States?

  • Los Angeles
  • Coney Island
  • on the beaches of Florida

The soft shell pretzel calls ___________ home.

  • Philadelphia
  • New York
  • Los Angeles

What is the shape of a pretzel supposed to look like?

  • the symbol of a baseball team
  • crossing of the arms
  • a figure eight

The word pretzel originates from:

  • Latin
  • French
  • Italian

Traditional barbeque is made with:

  • pork
  • lamb
  • beef

How long does it take to smoke meat in a barbeque?

  • 1 to 4 hours
  • 4 to 16 hours
  • 7 to 20 hours

When was the Philly cheesesteak invented?

  • in the 1890s
  • in the 1930s
  • in the 1960s

The Philly cheesesteak was originally known as a:

  • steak-wit
  • cheesy hotdog
  • the Philly special

What is the name of the original Philly cheesesteak restaurant?

  • Pat's King of Steaks
  • Geno's Steaks
  • Philly Vendor Steaks

French fries originate from:

  • France
  • Belgium
  • England

Cinnamon buns originate from:

  • Philadelphia
  • New York
  • Los Angeles

What household desert has now turned gourmet?

  • cookies
  • cupcakes
  • brownies

The ice cream truck was first introduced in:

  • 1902
  • 1932
  • 1952