Ethan Fletcher

Contributing Writer, Via

Ethan Fletcher is an Oakland, California–based writer who covers the thriving Bay Area culinary world. He served as Food Editor for four years at Diablo magazine in Walnut Creek, pens a monthly restaurant review in the East Bay Monthly, and has been published in the San Francisco Chronicle, and Oakland and Napa/Sonoma magazines, among others.


Top Places for Poke

Top Places for Poke

The Hawaiian classic has taken the mainland by storm.
Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

If corned beef isn’t your jam, the West delivers other ways to enjoy St. Paddy’s Day fun.
Holiday Events in the West

Holiday Events in the West

Get into the spirit at one of these holiday-themed events happening across the West.
10 Winter Festivals Around the West

10 Winter Festivals Around the West

Fully embrace winter cheer with concerts, fireworks, dancing, and more.
The Bay Area's Best Healthy Restaurants

The Bay Area's Best Healthy Restaurants

Where to go for light, refreshing fare when you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The East Bay's Hottest Wine and Beer Spots

The East Bay's Hottest Wine and Beer Spots

Where to sip craft beer and urban wine, from Oakland to Livermore.
Things to Do in Palo Alto, California

Things to Do in Palo Alto, California

On the shores of San Francisco Bay, old-fashioned college-town comforts meet high-tech pizzazz.
Best Big Festivals in the West

Best Big Festivals in the West

These are the biggest and best must-see events to plan your summer (and early fall) around.
Biking the Bay Bridge

Biking the Bay Bridge

A 4.4-mile path allows visitors to walk, jog, or cycle on the Bay Bridge.
Top Spots for Dinner and a Show in Cities Around the West

Top Spots for Dinner and a Show in Cities Around the West

Make tonight a date night and head to dinner and a show at these hot spots throughout the West.
Delicious Food Halls Around the West

Delicious Food Halls Around the West

Modern food courts place many eateries together under one roof.