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What is your regional food snobbiness?

foodkarma | Oct 19, 2009 08:32 PM

Hi Chowhounders,

Let me start by saying I travel a lot... I was traveling 3 weeks out of each month from Oct'08 to Aug'09. Having major Canadian regions accessible to me have made me a bit of a food snob. There are certain types of cuisine, dishes, meat, seafood that I will only have in certain parts of the country. I'm wondering if anyone else out there has their favourite places to fulfill their snobby food desires too.

For example, for myself...

I try not to eat sushi unless I'm in Vancouver, Nanaimo, Victoria, or Winnipeg (strangely enough)... if I have an bad craving in Calgary I'll go to Shibuya or Wa's

I generally save my beef, steaks, prime rib intake for when I'm in Alberta (duh).

I eat Indian mostly when I'm in Edmonton (New Asian Village, Khazana's) or Lower Mainland (basically Surrey).

I eat Thai food usually only when I'm in Toronto... or Thailand.

Dim sum I try to reserve for Vancouver and Toronto days.

Any regional favourites?

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