The food powers that be have designated this National Fig Week. In California, we don't need a special time to chow down on the fruit - it's everywhere. Below are some of the prettiest and tastiest fig dishes around town, as well as local fig crops. What's your favorite kind of fig?Bruschetta with Figs and Goat Cheese at The Tasting Kitchen. Image by Flickr user Muy Yum. Spiced Peach Compote and Fig Tart from Platine. Image by Flickr user Muy Yum. Fichi at Culina. Image by Flickr user Muy Yum. Figs at Fig & Olive. Roasted fig crostata with meyer lemon panna cotta from Mozza. Fresh California Calimyrna figs. Image by Flickr user 3liz4. California Adriatic figs from Knoll Farms. Image by Flickr user In Praise of Sardines. California Kadota figs. Image by Flickr user mary hodder.
Additional reporting by Yoli Martinez
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