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Filling Up

Gas station food is nourishment at its most basic: stuff to keep you going and keep you awake. It's also a snapshot of our collective cravings and a window into the diversity of American culture along this country's many roads.

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Everything You Need to Eat at Buc-ee’s, Texas’ Road Trip Wonderland

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17 Atlanta Gas Stations to Fill Up on Biscuits, Wings, and Tacos

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Filling Up

A celebration of eating at America’s gas stations, with all the sweet, salty, crunchy, and caffeinated things you need to top off your tank

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A Paradise of Beer (and a Pricey Gallon of Gas) Await at the Hottest Place on Earth

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Gridlock and Cheese-Stuffed Gorditas on Austin’s Taco Mile

Rundberg is a story that’s told via its expansive Taco Mile, the area’s gauntlet of mostly Central but also South American food truck offerings

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The Teenage Wasteland of Cumberland Farms

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The 16 Best and Worst Jerky Brands for Your Next Road Trip

From Urban Cowboy to Slant Shack, which brand reigns supreme?

Musubi and Pork Adobo With a Side of Petrol

The Great Pink Sugar Cookie Rivalry of Southwestern Utah

The American Dream in the Back of a Sunoco

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America Loves Gas Station Snacks. Here Are Some of the Finest by Region

From Buc-ee’s Beaver Nuggets to 7-Eleven Spam musubi

The Touchscreen Sacrament of the Wawa Hoagie

Need a Bottle of Natural Wine? The Gas Station Has You Covered.

I Found the Formula for Road Trip Bliss, and It’s Gardetto’s and Sour Punch Straws

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A Safe Place to Fill Up

To be able to stop at almost any Southern gas station and have a good, inexpensive meal is an American tradition rooted in Black survival and entrepreneurship

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