Are you a fan of soda? Did you know New York State has several local brands of the fizzing potion?

History Of Soda

The first soda was made as early as the 18th century. According to bundberg.com, it probably tasted horribly:

Earlier creators tried to mimic natural mineral water. That’s because mineral water was thought to have curative powers – an ancient idea that the Romans had planted a couple of thousand years earlier. So, how did the first soda makers create that mineral tang? By stirring in some chalk and acid."

It seems like the proper carbonation techniques used to make soda were developed in the 1760s. By who you ask? Jacob Schweppe, the namesake of Schweppes soda.

What Is New York States Most Popular Soda?

Eat This, Not That used Google Trends to find the most popular drink in every state across America. They used the topic "Soft Drinks" in each state through Google Trends, that's how they were able to see what the most popular searched drinks are for each state.

The most popular soda in New York state is Faygo. Yes, your eyes didn't like, Faygo was the most popular. Where can you even buy this in Upstate New York? If Google trends are any indication, Faygo is more popular than you'd think.

What New York Sodas Should You Try?

We decided to turn to ChatGPT to get a list of recommendations on what New York sodas to try, and which ones you should at least know of. Here's that list:

You'll Want To Try These 5 New York State Sodas

Are you a fan of soda? Did you know New York State has several local brands of the fizzing potion?

We decided to turn to ChatGPT to get a list of recommendations on what New York sodas to try, and which ones you should at least know of. Here's that list:

25 Restaurants 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' Should Visit In Upstate New York

We've been taking trips to Flavortown with "Diners, Drive Ins and Dives" since November of 2006. Wouldn't it be nice if Guy Fieri made more tips to Upstate New York?

Guy has traveled to over 37 restaurants in New York State alone. We asked "If Food Network’s “Diners,Drive Ins & Dives” could visit the Mohawk Valley and Central New York, where should they go?" on social media. The responses were well into the hundreds. What we wanted to do was take the Top 25 suggestions. Here's that list for you to enjoy:

21 Restaurants In Upstate New York That ChatGPT Recommends You Try

Have you ever heard of ChatGPT? It's an artificial intelligence chatbot that's taking the world by storm. What restaurants would ChatGPT recommend you try here in Upstate New York?

We decided to ask ChatGPT for 21 different restaurants to check out across Upstate New York, The Mohawk Valley, and Central New York. We also asked it to provide a signature dish to try out. Here's those choices based of entirely of ChatGPT. We didn't influence this list whatsoever:

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