San Francisco's (un)official smell
New Mexico is trying to adopt an official state aroma, which prompted us to wonder what San Francisco's might be.
- Megan suggested eucalyptus. Nick thought it should be weed.
Here's what you, our creative readers, had to say:
🌸 "Jasmine. Walking around on a cool night when the jasmine is in bloom is a pleasure no other city can offer." –Chris E.
🦀 "Dungeness crab, cooking." –David F.
☕ "The smell should be coffee roasting." –Frank
🚃 "The burning-wood aroma of the cable-car brakes.” –Janet D.
👃 "SF’s aroma? Urine, hands down." –John D.
Yes, but: The top vote getter was … drumroll please … sourdough bread! 🍞
Thanks so much for all your responses.
- Next time, though, we might follow the advice of reader Darryl F.: "If you want to determine the smell of San Francisco … do a scentsus."
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