During his 2008 campaign for the presidency, then-candidate Sen. Barack Obama stopped for a cheesesteak and fries at Pat's King of Steaks in Philadelphia. Click through the gallery to see other politicians eating their way through key political states.
George W. Bush was the Republican presidential party nominee in 2000 when he and his wife Laura ate at La Simpatia Mexican restaurant in Guadalupe, California. His visit was part of a two-day campaign trip in California.
President Bill Clinton got lunch at Cleveland's Sokolowski's University Inn in 1995, while he was in town for a conference.
Current U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was running for president in 2004 when he stopped to eat lunch at Deanie's Seafood restaurant in New Orleans.
Current Democratic presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's first attempt at the presidency in 2008 included a stop to eat with South Carolina state Rep. Jimmy Bales at Doc's Barbeque and Southern Buffet in Columbia, South Carolina.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott drinks a Cuban coffee at Versailles Restaurant in Miami during a visit to celebrate the eatery's 40th anniversary in 2011. The restaurant is where U.S. presidents, governors and other politicians come to court the Cuban exile vote.
In Iowa, with its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses, the state fair is always a stop on the presidential campaign trail. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ate a pork chop on a stick while campaigning at the fair on August 15, 2015.
A week later, then-Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ate fried peanut butter and jelly during a visit to the Iowa State Fair.
New York City Council member Eric Ulrich (left) joined then-Republican presidential candidate John Kasich (center) and former New York Rep. Bob Turner at Gino's Pizzeria and Restaurant on March 30, 2016, in Queens, New York.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate (right), and his wife Jane ate Nathan's Famous hot dogs after a campaign event in Brooklyn on April 10, 2016.