The number-crunching website Five Thirty-Eight put together a map showing the Thanksgiving side dishes preferred by various parts of the United States.

The bellwether Thanksgiving side dishes were represented until it came to the Left Coast.

Of all the possible side dishes and delicacies on Turkey Day, salad?

To be fair, there were only 931 responses to this and it was conducted a few years ago, so perhaps this is not representative.

But, still, salad?