As small city food markets go, Oxbow Market in Napa, California, couldn't be more impressive. Opened in 2007, it feels like a scaled-down version of San Francisco's Ferry Building—little coincidence, as Oxbow's founder, Steve Carlin, was the Ferry Building project manager, behind the launch of that incredible marketplace. At Oxbow, you've got the same careful selection of stores, the same open-air feel, and the same variety, but on a scale appropriate to a smaller town. Here are seven great bites to try there.
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When you get a crunchy bite, the brittle's half-dozen elements hit you all at once. White and yellow tortilla chip shards jut through a base of sparingly sweet, tequila-laced brittle, joined by toasted pumpkin seeds and sprinkled in lime and chile de arbol.