When you think of local food, the first thing that comes to mind is the fact that Connecticut is best known for the steamed cheeseburger or our world famous pizza, but now we have something else to add to that list.

Now folks throughout the state can claim Connecticut is home to the World's Best Root Beer Float. And you won't have to travel far at all to get a taste, because you'll find one at the Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant in Bethel.

Since 1948, the Sycamore has been serving Greater Danbury some of the best drive-in burgers like the famous Dagwood, cooked with five ounces of ground steak meat. Also they've been renowned for their fries, salads, and lots more. Now we can add their Root Beer Floats to an already legendary menu.

According to onlyinyourstate.com, the secret recipe starts with the Sycamore's old fashioned Root Beer, topped with generous scoops of vanilla ice cream. It's been a Sycamore favorite for as long as the drive-in has been opened, and has attracted visitors from all over the area.

So aside from the famous burgers, the cruise nights on Saturdays during the summer and the retro decor, now you have another reason to swing by the Sycamore — the World's Best Root Beer Float. It's not just the best in the area, the state, or the country, this is the best float in the entire world. Enjoy!

You'll find the Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant at 282 Greenwood Ave. in Bethel.

Check out this awesome gallery that captures the essence of the Sycamore: