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Old 10-11-2019, 02:14 PM
 
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Obviously. But there are regional brands that have a strong identity with certain regions.
I get what you're saying … like in & out and jack in the box ... we don't have those here.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:16 PM
 
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Where I am (in the NYC metro), you get a lot of younger people / people without kids living in the city whereas older people / people with kids tend to be in the suburbs.
NYC is still filled with families of all sorts though. Young people in the suburbs (who don't move to NYC or out of state) tend to just live with their parents until age 30 +.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:17 PM
 
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I get what you're saying … like in & out and jack in the box ... we don't have those here.
Jack in the Box used to be a thing in NY, an older guy was telling me about how he would get wasted and go there.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:22 PM
 
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NYC is still filled with families of all sorts though. Young people in the suburbs (who don't move to NYC or out of state) tend to just live with their parents until age 30 +.
Yeah there are families in NYC (I'm talking about Manhattan) but I think the trend tends to be outwardly toward the boros/suburbs at some point. I have 2 friends in Manhattan with young kids, they'll be lifers probably. I've lived in the burbs my whole life. Moved out @ 26. I work in the city but much prefer the suburb life so I suck it up & commute in, ha.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:23 PM
 
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Jack in the Box used to be a thing in NY, an older guy was telling me about how he would get wasted and go there.
We used to have Roy Rogers and I miss it!


Just got Chik Fil-A very recently.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:25 PM
 
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Yeah there are families in NYC (I'm talking about Manhattan) but I think the trend tends to be outwardly toward the boros/suburbs at some point. I have 2 friends in Manhattan with young kids, they'll be lifers probably. I've lived in the burbs my whole life. Moved out @ 26. I work in the city but much prefer the suburb life so I suck it up & commute in, ha.
That really depends on ethnicity and subculture. Asians are buying million dollar homes in Brooklyn and Queens so I'm sure they don't plan on going anywhere. Many hipster types also don't seem to show interest in leaving Brookltn even if they end up having kids.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:26 PM
 
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We used to have Roy Rogers and I miss it!


Just got Chik Fil-A very recently.
There are still some upstate! They have good burgers.

And us getting Chik Fil A is further proof that regional differences are fading. If we get Waffle House, it's a wrap. There are some in the Lehigh Valley which is not far.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:30 PM
 
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Not really controversial. Local culture in the United States is the weakest it's ever been.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:42 PM
 
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There are still some upstate! They have good burgers.

And us getting Chik Fil A is further proof that regional differences are fading. If we get Waffle House, it's a wrap. There are some in the Lehigh Valley which is not far.
Where? Roy Rogers was a thing that was more common Downstate or maybe up to about the Hudson Valley, but that was it.

I will say that things like brands, stores, etc. can vary within a state, let alone comparisons between different states. For instance, how many Downstate NYers know about Garbage Plates or Speidies?

To add to the Michigan thing, brands like Vernors and Faygo were more common there than NY, even though you could find both occasionally. They call sneakers Tennis Shoes and can have some Coney Island hot dog spots, especially in the Detroit area.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:43 PM
 
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The biggest difference is between rural and urban, regardless of region.
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