Let's go behind the scenes of our notable stories in 2013. Here's how "The Great American Menu" came to be.

Chat transcript, Sept. 19:

Tommy Craggs:
i had a thought for a list
or maybe a map
or maybe both
was watching steelers-bengals the other night, and naturally they showed that diarrhea pasta that cincinnatians shovel into their horrible fat mouths

Albert Burneko:
oh god, their "chili"
REGIONAL FOODSTUFFS, RANKED AND MAPPED

Tommy Craggs:
yep

Albert Burneko:
OH GOD

Tommy Craggs:
and yep

Albert Burneko:
yeah, this must be
my whole life has led to this

Tommy Craggs:
why don't you start drawing up a list?

Albert Burneko:
OH I'M GONNA

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