Cook ground chickpeas with garlic, parsley, and coriander until crispy. It may be a Bible recipe. As a fava bean dish from Egypt, it may be older.
In Chicago, a beef frank is served on a poppy seed roll with mustard, relish, onions, pickles, tomatoes, and celery salt.
A few centuries later, fresh basil and mozzarella created the pizza Margherita. As diverse as the American palate, pizza toppings vary today.
The burrito can hold beans, rice, sour cream, cheese, avocados, chicken, beef, and pork, like its animal namesake.
Gyros, Greek for "spin," makes sense with those giant cones of mystery meat rotating on their axes in sidewalk restaurants worldwide.
French chef Charpentier reportedly created crêpes suzette with orange sauce for future King Edward VII of England in the 1930s.