Hamburgers, hot dogs, apple pie; the cynic may say that American food is always from somewhere else. And yet the vampiric brilliance of American culture makes pizza, tacos, and sushi as American as Apfelstrudel.From Chicago deep dish to New York waterdogs, Philly cheesesteaks to Mission District burritos, we plan on publishing not just essays on the sometimes conflicting folkways of American food, but recipes as well.