San Jose: The Bay Area's Great Immigrant Food CitySan Jose: The Bay Area's Great Immigrant Food City
To outsiders, San Jose is better known as a tech hub than a food destination. But those who have spent time in the city’s vibrant immigrant and refugee communities know better. They know it as the city of Vietnamese malls and Mexican flea market taco stands — and home of the Bay Area’s most delicious Somali food, its most exceptional pho, its most decadent torta. If you’re still skeptical, this series of features, essays and guides will convince you of the truth: that San Jose is the best place in the whole Bay Area to sample the region’s vast wealth of immigrant cuisines.
Project Manager/Editor: Luke Tsai | Contributors: Adhiti Bandlamudi, Carlos Cabrera-Lomelí, Beth LaBerge, Andria Lo, Grace Hwang Lynch, Thien Pham, Yosimar Reyes, Adesh Thapliyal, Jacquelyn Tran, Tana Yonas | Designer: Rebecca Kao | Engagement: Justin Ebrahemi, Sarah Pineda | Additional Editing: Sarah Hotchkiss, Gabe Meline, Nastia Voynovskaya