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.

the spicy potato and corn chowder with toppings at Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup in Phoenix, Arizona

8 Places to Get Your Chowder Fix

Discover a variety of takes on this beloved hearty soup throughout the West.
picture of a woman foraging a porcini mushroom in a forest

Foraging Events and Feasts in the West

Collect your next meal outside at one of these foraging events.
Fried chicken sando combo outside at Pretty Bird in Salt Lake City.

Best Restaurants for Comfort Food in the West

AAA Members share their favorite spots for tasty tacos, silky ice cream, hearty breakfasts, and so much more.
Beans and beets at a farmers' market.

Top California Farmers' Markets

Find fresh, locally grown, piquant produce at a farmers' market near you.
A grasshopper milkshake on the counter at Lala’s Creamery in Petaluma, California.

Best Milkshakes in the West

Cool off with these treats in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming.
Huckleberry bear claw from Polebridge Mercantile on a piece of parchment paper.

9 Spots to Get Huckleberry Delights in the West

From milkshakes and pastries to burgers and cocktails, you don’t want to miss these berry-filled eats.
colorful Mickey Mouse balloons float in front of the pixar pier sign at california adventure.

Must-Have Food and Drinks in Disneyland

Our guide to what's good to eat—and drink—in every part of Anaheim's Disneyland Resort.
an overhead view of Thai dishes at kin khao, San Francisco

10 Great San Francisco Neighborhood Restaurants

From casual to upscale, these are some of the best local spots to eat in San Francisco.
Dole Whip from Tropical Hideaway at Disneyland Resort.

12 Best Snacks at Disneyland

From salty popcorn to a refreshing Dole Whip, there’s something for every mood and craving.
double brie burger with fries at Little Bird Bistro in Portland, Oregon.

Best Burgers in the West

From diner delights to gourmet stacks, these beloved burgers are worth the drive.
A father and son put a cooler into the back of an SUV.

How to Pack a Cooler for a Road Trip

Keep your food dry and safely chilled, whether you’re going on a picnic or week-long trip.
Asparagus from Zuckerman's Farm at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Favorite Farmers' Markets in the West

Find organically grown veggies, bowls of steaming ramen, and friendly local vendors.
Big H hamburgers and fries with Hires’ fry sauce from Salt Lake City's Hires Big H.

10 Best Fries in the West

Dip these golden delights into your favorite sauce.
picture of sliced barbecue brisket

Top Barbecue Joints in the West

Savor the smoky, tender meat, and craveable sides at these favorite barbecue spots.
A cup of hot chocolate with handmade marshmallows from Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco.

​​9 Best Hot Chocolates in the West

Warm up with a steaming cup of hot cocoa.