Pepperoni rolls -- official WV food?

A food fight broke out after the West Virginia House of Delegates took up a resolution to make pepperoni rolls the official state food. Pepperoni rolls are wildly popular in WV, but what about biscuits and gravy, hot dogs with slaw or fried bologna sandwiches?

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  1. This wasn't completely out of left field. Pepperoni rolls were invented in West Virginia and are a culinary product of the state's coal mining heritage.
  2. Democracy, like a kitchen, can get messy. So the resolution became controversial.
  3. Supporters of hot dogs with slaw -- another West Virginia delicacy -- were particularly stunned.
  4. Pepperoni roll procurement advice sprang up here and there.