A national web site has ranked what is considers the "grossest looking" but some of the tastiest dishes in a state-by-state survey.
Contrary to popular belief, New York doesn't begin in Coney Island and end somewhere around 125th St. And you'll be happy to know they are into some weird sh** up there -- the adorably named garbage plate is proof enough.
"Remember when you were five and you took everything in your parents' fridge, put it in a bowl, and microwaved it?" Thrillist asked.
Well, they've been selling a grown-up facsimile of that pile of crap in Rochester, Buffalo, Saratoga, and all of upstate New York even before the Bills were around to start losing football games.
Legend has it a college student showed up at Nick Tahou Hots and asked for a plate with "all the garbage" on it.
He got the entire kitchen: hamburgers, cheeseburgers, grilled cheese, eggs, home fries, baked beans, haddock, macaroni salad, Italian sausage, chicken tenders, and… look, I can't keep naming the ingredients or I will kill your data plan. It was everything. "The point is, the garbage plate is a white-hot tornado of trashy, obnoxious brilliance."
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