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Here Are The 10 Dishes You Have To Eat In Northern California Before You Die

Let’s be clear about something: Northern Californians can be extremely snobby about our food. We live in one of the dreamiest climates in the world, which means we can grow just about anything here. We have cattle ranches, and rivers and streams to grab salmon by the boat full, and lest we forget, we’re nestled up against the Pacific Ocean. We are pretty awesome, but there are still a few dishes from around these parts that shout “Northern California” to the world. Here’s a few that come to mind for us:

We corner the market in dishes to die for. Which ones are your favorite? Did we miss any?

Joanne Kraft
Joanne is a fourth-generation Northern Californian. She knows good sour dough bread when she tastes it and understands the best parts of the Golden State are nowhere near Los Angeles.