Americans are spending a majority of their time in their homes nowadays, as they wait out stay-at-home orders. This has led to changes in their daily lives, including ordering more food for delivery.

One of the nation’s top food delivery companies, Grubhub, has examined which foods rose in popularity on its platform during the first month of social distancing for most Americans. According to The Huffington Post, the company analyzed what food items were more frequently ordered in four regions of the country (Midwest, Northeast, South, West) from March 15 to April 14 and compared that with orders from February 15 to March 14.

Here are the top five items that have grown in popularity in each region during social distancing:


  1. Sausage, egg and cheese burrito: 341% more popular
  2. Chili con queso: 204% more popular
  3. Plant-based sausage breakfast sandwich: 119% more popular
  4. Glazed doughnut: 115% more popular
  5. Red velvet cupcake: 113% more popular


  1. Mac and cheese: 220% more popular
  2. Carne asada bowl: 203% more popular
  3. Barbecued bacon chicken sandwich: 198% more popular
  4. Nashville hot chicken sandwich: 173% more popular
  5. Shrimp Alfredo: 151% more popular


  1. Burrito bowl: 345% more popular
  2. Grilled steak burrito: 293% more popular
  3. Nashville hot chicken sandwich: 157% more popular
  4. Baby back ribs: 108% more popular
  5. Bourbon chicken: 100% more popular


  1. Chicken croissant: 375% more popular
  2. Doughnut hole: 369% more popular
  3. Chili con queso: 234% more popular
  4. Grilled chicken sandwich: 149% more popular
  5. Green chile cheeseburger: 127% more popular