San Francisco's been long associated with sourdough bread, ever since a Gold Rush miner reportedly passed on his starter to baker Isidore Boudin. But the city also lays claim to a number of other classic dishes, including turkey tetrazzini, which the Palace Hotel created in honor of opera singer Luisa Tetrazzini, and pisco punch, a status symbol of the late 1800s. We'll talk about some of the food and drink that make San Francisco unique and we want to hear from you: what's your favorite San Francisco signature dish?
Exploring San Francisco's Hometown Foods, from Green Goddess Dressing to Pisco Punch
Cioppino was invented by Italian fishermen who had emigrated to San Francisco. (Photo: Bianca Taylor/KQED)
Suzie Racho, producer anddirector, KQED's California Report; producer, KQED's "Golden State Plate" series
Laura Smith Borrman, author, "Iconic San Francisco Dishes, Drinks and Desserts"