The traditional gastronomy of Virovitica region is based on fresh food of superb quality from Slavonia and Podravina. An integral part of local households and their hospitality are domestic products, made according to traditional recipes. Virovitica is well known for its local pepper (Route of Paprika) and also honey due to which the Virovitica-Podravina County has been called “the sweetest county”. The gastronomic wealth of the region is based on the game specialties and freshwater fish. Dishes such as deer stew or carp in wooden fork are enabling visitors to enjoy a premium gastronomy experience.