Los Angeles Yet to Make List of Best Cities for Local Food

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Although the only Pulitizer Prize winning food critic, Jonathan Gold, believes a major component of the Los Angeles restaurant scene is locally sourced food, and with the multitude of farmers market and the year round weather suitable for growing food at your home, our city has not made a top 10 list at the Huffington Post. Luckily, that can change:

We here at HuffPost Green think the local food movement is a thriving and exciting part of the discussion about sustainability. After researching the best local food in the United States, we compiled this slideshow of our discoveries, focusing mainly on restaurants. However, thankfully, this list is far from comprehensive. There is so many exciting things happening in the good food movement, there is no way we could mention everything.

First, vote on your favorite city that we've nominated for local eats.

Second, tell us what we missed. What's a fantastic city or town has great local food that doesn't get national attention? What mindblowing restaurant have we not heard about? Who's doing amazing work cooking local food that's not at a high-end restaurant? Who's using local food in soup kitchens, pioneering innovative community supported agriculture programs, or teaching kids how to grow and cook their own food?

What immediately comes to mind is Palate Food + Wine in Glendale and Providence. Of course, the list could go on and on and...