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Food culture and experiences in West Sweden
Food culture in West Sweden
The Bohuslän coast is where the shellfish action is. Inland, in the provinces of Dalsland and Västergötland you can explore and discover farms, farm shops and artisan producer and maybe even tick off some Michelin-starred and other great restaurants in Göteborg.
West Sweden restaurants
If you’re coming to West Sweden and want to visit our best restaurants pick a Taste of West Sweden restaurant. There are 35 of them, so you’re spoiled for choice.
Visit local producers
Explore West Sweden and discover its producers and food artisans.
Visit local farm shops
In West Sweden nothing beats fresh produce. And there is no better place to get it than in the regions’ farm shops.
The culinary year
From the earthy, crispy first vegetables of spring in Västergötland, to the table-leg-creaking julbord (Christmas buffét) served across the entire region, any time of year is a good time to come and sample the food and food culture of West Sweden.
The Shellfish Journey
Haul up a pot full of lobsters, pick oysters from their bed, or land a langoustine. Then help prepare and feast on your catch. All on the Shellfish Journey, along the Bohuslän coast.
West Sweden food tours
As yet there are no organized culinary tours of West Sweden (we’re working on it believe us), but don’t let that stop you from hiring some wheels and whisking round the region in search of food adventures. Read on for some ideas on where to go and what you can expect.
A ‘canal to coast’ food trip
Experience the Göta canal and Göteborg’s archipelago and pay a visit to prime producers and fabulous farm shops along the way.
It may be the most common fish in the world, but the little herring has a long and illustrious history on the Bohuslän coast in West Sweden.
Resö – witness the start of the lobster season