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POLL: Which food best represents Hampton Roads?

Each of the cities and counties of the Hampton Roads region has a food associated with it. See photos of how we matched up the foods and localities. Whether it's country ham biscuits to represent Smithfield, strawberries for Virginia Beach or any of the other iconic foods such as Brunswick stew or oysters (fried, stewed or on the half shell), there are plenty of competitors for the food that most defines the region.

Which food best represents Hampton Roads?

  • Crabs (fried, softshell, steamed)
  • Crabcakes
  • Brunswick stew
  • Oysters (on the half-shell, fried, in stew)
  • Pulled pork barbecue
  • Rockfish
  • Fried green tomatoes
  • Shrimp
  • Peanuts
  • Country ham (biscuits, steak)
  • Scallops
  • Pancakes
  • Strawberries
  • Ice cream from Doumar's

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