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Uber Eats reveals the most popular takeout orders in 35 U.S. states

Of course, French fries reign supreme.

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Anna Ben Yehuda
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Unsurprisingly, since mid-March, Uber Eats orders across the United States and Canada have increased by 30%. That's likely a reaction to people's quarantines: we spend more time indoors, certainly cook more but also end up treating ourselves to some delivery, hoping to help out local businesses along the way.

The company has joined in on that effort by waiving delivery fees for independent restaurants and launching a new in-app feature that allows users to donate directly to eateries across the country. Uber Eats itself will match each one of those donations up to $5 million to benefit the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Employee Relief Fund.

Taking a deep dive into their business numbers, the food delivery service has recently revealed what it is that Americans are ordering while home. The company released a list of the most popular dishes, desserts and drinks across 35 states in the United States in March. 

Overall, sodas topped the drink list, followed by Thai iced tea and horchata. In terms of sweets, the most popular ones are cheesecake, tiramisu and baklava. 

Below, check out a state-by-state breakdown of the most ordered foods on the app in March. Of course, the data mirrors a state's usual preference—is it no surprise that people in Pennsylvania have been devouring cheesesteaks, for example. Interestingly (and unsurprisingly) enough, French fries reign supreme as the most popular dish across the board, followed by garlic naan and pad Thai.

Take a look:  

Arizona: French fries

California: Chicken tikka masala

Colorado: Carne asada fries

Connecticut: Burrito bowl

Florida: French fries

Georgia: Pad Thai

Hawaii: BBQ mixed plate

Illinois: French fries

Indiana: Waffle fries

Iowa: Large poké bowl

Kentucky: Pad Thai

Louisiana: Chips with queso

Maine: Cheese pazzo bread

Maryland: Egg, bacon and cheese

Massachusetts: Burrito

Michigan: Pad Thai

Minnesota: Garlic naan

Missouri: Crab Rangoon

Montana: Enchiladas

Nevada: Chicken teriyaki bowl

New Jersey: Chicken sandwich

New York: Jerk chicken

North Carolina: Nachos

Ohio: Notso fries

Oklahoma: Spicy tuna roll

Oregon: Fried chicken

Pennsylvania: Cheesesteak

Rhode Island: Hot dog

South Carolina: French fries

Tennessee: Pad Thai

Texas: Pad Thai

Utah: Carne asada fries

Virginia: French fries

Washington: French fries

Wisconsin: Crab Rangoon

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