When I tell people I am from the San Francisco Bay Area, they make Berkeley jokes (my husband included) and I think the salad I made is quite representative of the perception of the Bay. We eat sprouts and veggies and there is no California style without an avocado in it. We like our greens and herbs and I'm no exception.
Here is my salad step by step:
Spicy delicious bed of organic arugula
Are there any distinct foods that describe where you live? San Francisco definitely has Ghirardelhi chocolate, sourdough, and a crunchy, hippy personality that rocks my socks off!