Haven’t you always wondered what each president would be if they were a food? Alright, well maybe you haven’t, but us spoonies have. Read on to see which president is your favorite food.
1. George Washington
Photo by Monica Lazarus
The first President is incontestably a cherry, due to the myth about him and a cherry tree.
2. John Adams
Photo by Kai Huang
This president is single serve Easy Mac, since no one in his family came to his inauguration. Womp womp womp.
3. Thomas Jefferson
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Jefferson founded the University of Virginia, so it’s only fitting that he is one of UVA’s most popular foods: the Citizen Burger.
4. James Madison
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His first presidential term was known as the Era of Good Feelings, therefore, he is undoubtably Cracker Barrel’s famous comfort food: biscuits and gravy.
5. James Monroe
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The Capital of Liberia was named after Monroe, so he is Liberia’s traditional dish of jollof rice.
6. John Quincy Adams
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This president was fluent in French, which is why a chocolate éclair is best suited for him.
7. Andrew Jackson
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The capital of Mississippi was named after him, making Ben & Jerry’s Mississippi Mud Pie a perfect analogy.
8. Martin Van Buren
Photo by Zoe Zaiss
Was the first American-born president, so a classic Fourth of July barbecue hot dog suffices.
9. William Henry Harrison
Photo by Danny Schuleman
Harrison is an apple, goat cheese, and honey quesadilla since he had a pet goat.
10. John Tyler
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Tyler is chili, the official dish of the state of Texas, because he annexed Texas on March 1, 1845.
11. James K. Polk
Photo by Taylor Choi
Polk is pork barbecue, since it’s a famous cuisine from his birth state of North Carolina.
12. Zachary Taylor
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Due to Taylor’s rep as a war hero in the Mexican War, he is classic guacamole – one of Mexico’s (and America’s too) most popular dishes.
13. Millard Fillmore
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Fillmore ranks at the bottom of the list for the greatest presidents, which makes him liver, AKA the most hated food in America.
14. Franklin Pierce
Photo by Mischa Rajendiran
Pierce is a candy cane because he was the first president to have a Christmas tree in the White House.
15. James Buchanan
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Buchanan is a single serve bag of popcorn since he was, in fact, the only president without a first lady. Tears.
16. Abraham Lincoln
Photo by Caroline Grew
This fellow is a vegetarian dish, such as, Veggie on Focaccia from Central Perk, due to his love for animals – word had it he wouldn’t hunt or fish.
17. Andrew Johnson
Photo by Christin Urso
Johnson is a piece of white bread. Why you may ask? He was drunk during his inauguration. Could have used a little help from the starch fam.
18. Ulysses S. Grant
Photo by Ceci Leng
Whiskey is Grant’s drink of choice. He was involved in the Whiskey Ring by attempting to cover for his personal secretary.
19. Rutherford B. Hayes
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This president was a little goody two shoes and banned alcohol from White House, making him a virgin strawberry daiquiri.
20. James A. Garfield
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Garfield is currywurst, a popular German cuisine, because he campaigned in German and was the first President to ever campaign in various languages.
21. Chester Arthur
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Arthur is Insomnia cookies, due to his reputation for taking strolls around D.C. at 3 or 4 in the morning.
22. Grover Cleveland
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Cleveland is a Juicy Juice apple juice. He had the youngest first lady (not to mention, Cleveland was her legal guardian at age 11 then happened to marry her 10 years later).
23. Benjamin Harrison
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Persimmon pudding is Harrison’s food twin, being that he was the only president from Indiana, where this dessert hails from.
24. Grover Cleveland
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He’s a Double Stuf Oreo, since he was the only double president. Get it?
25. William McKinley
Photo by Alex Shapiro
Well, we know what McKinley is not, and that is a pineapple. His wife hated the color yellow and took everything out of the White House that was this color (even the flowers outside!).
26. Theodore Roosevelt
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Teddy Roosevelt is a stereotypical Dunkin Donut’s donut, since he was a NYC police commissioner.
27. William Howard Taft
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This big guy is a nutella croissant. He was a tad overweight, but actually lost 150 pounds after leaving office. Props to you, man.
28. Woodrow Wilson
Photo by Rachael Piorko
Being the only president with a PhD, Wilson is a blueberry – they are proven to help motor skills and one’s capacity to learn.
29. Warren G. Harding
Photo by Nicole Lacasse
Harding is a turkey club sandwich, a classic post-golf lunch, since he was the first president to have a golf course named after him.
30. Calvin Coolidge
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Is a black and white cookie – the same colors as his two pet raccoons, which would even roam inside the White House.
31. Herbert Hoover
Photo by Monica Cheng
Chinese dumplings are this fluent Chinese-speaking president’s food parallel. He and his wife would speak it in White House so no one would understand them.
32. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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FDR was the first president to travel via an airplane, making him a mini bag of salty peanuts.
33. Harry S. Truman
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7-Up is Truman’s food pair because both the drink and himself were born in Missouri.
34. Dwight D. Eisenhower
Photo by Abigail Wang
Fun fact: Eisenhower loved to paint – thus he is a fun platter of painted bread.
35. John F. Kennedy
Photo by Katherine Baker
JFK was weight-obsessed, therefore, he is broccoli – one of the top 10 healthiest foods.
36. Lyndon B. Johnson
Photo by Kristine Mahan
His first career was being a teacher, so he is the cliché apple, most likely found on a teacher’s desk.
37. Richard Nixon
Photo by Shannon Peters
Nixon established the Environmental Protection Agency. Therefore, he is a vegan crepe, due to the negative effects that agriculture has on the environment.
38. Gerald Ford
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Ford was an Eagle scout, which makes him a s’more, due to the stellar, fire-making skills all those men bear.
39. Jimmy Carter
Photo by Maggie Gorman
Without doubt, Carter is this chocolate peanut butter truffles dessert, since he was a peanut farmer. He even had a giant peanut shaped balloon at his inauguration.
40. Ronald Reagan
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Reagan is jelly beans; which was what he ate in attempt to stop his pipe-smoking habit.
41. George Bush
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Was born in New Haven, CT where the infamous pizza/beer/nightclub, BAR, also resides. Hence, he is their mashed potato pizza pie.
42. Bill Clinton
Photo by Katie Russell
Clinton attended Georgetown University, making him a Georgetown Cupcake.
43. George W. Bush
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Bush owned the Texas Rangers business franchise, so he is a Shipley Do-nut, which is also located out of Texas.
44. Barack Obama
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Last but not least, Obama. He is Hawaiian punch, because his birth place is Hawaii.