In the big US cities at least, being a vegetarian – or even a vegan – presents few problems. However, don’t be too surprised in rural areas if you find yourself restricted to a diet of eggs, grilled-cheese sandwiches and limp salads. In the South, most soul food cafés offer great-value vegetable plates (four different veggies, including potatoes), but many dishes will be cooked with pork fat, so ask before tucking in. Similarly, baked beans nationwide, and the nutritious-sounding red beans and rice dished up in Louisiana, usually contain bits of diced pork.

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