Eat & Drink

Discover the best places to eat and drink in the West. Find unique places to eat in your favorite cities, unearth regional food and wine specialities, and dive deep into the history of food and how it reflects the varied cultures of the West.

Dig in at Pescadero's Pie Ranch

There is pie and there is really good pie. And some of the best can be found on road-trip stops in the West.

Great Food Stops on I-5

From Oregon to Southern California on Interstate 5. What to eat? A writer gives their best bets. 

Guide to Local Pacific Northwest Berries

Everything you need to know about nature's sweetest bites.

How to Travel Well with Dietary Restrictions

The keys to traveling well include good preparation and on-the-spot diligence.

Sample Goat Cheese and See It Made at These Dairy Farms

Spend the day petting goats and tasting fresh cheese at these farms in the West.

10 Great Restaurants with a View

A truly great meal isn’t just about what’s on the plate. Here are your top spots to pair fine food with stunning scenery.

Feast at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

Food and fun join forces at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival. 

Santa Rosa: A Craft Beer Destination

San Diego has long reigned supreme as California’s craft beer destination, but this NorCal town has also secured a top spot.

Santa Cruz’s Abbott Square Market

Opened in 2017, this public plaza and gastro-hub has become a popular destination in downtown Santa Cruz.

24 New Things to See and Do in Los Angeles

Discover Los Angeles's newest restaurants, stadiums, shopping, bars, Disneyland and Universal Studios attractions, and more.

Q&A with Star Chef James Syhabout

Cookbook author and star chef, James Syhabout, shares some of the hard-won insights he gained from his mother’s kitchen.

Izakayas: Japanese Small Plate Dining

Grilled, raw, steamed, and fried–these izakayas serve up some of the best Japanese dishes in the West.