San Jose

Defining San Jose’s Food Identity

12:30 p.m. | Thursday, February 7, 2019

Image by Linda Tran for SPUR.

What determines a city’s food identity? Is it what that city is best known for, like New York City and pizza or Philadelphia and cheesesteak? Or is it something richer and more complex, influenced by an amalgam of ethnicities and experiences? San Jose's food scene is multi-cultural and dispersed over a large region, but how does it all contribute to a unified food identify. Is there one? Hear from local food enthusiasts who are actively working to create a vibrant and inclusive food culture across the city’s 180 square miles.

+ Nate LeBlanc / San Jose Downtown Association
+ Ryan Sebastian / Public Space Authority
+ Linda Zavoral / Bay Area News Group


SPUR San Jose
76 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.638.0083


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