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.

an overhead view of Thai dishes at kin khao, San Francisco

11 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.
Shadowbrook dining room in Capitola, California.

Favorite Romantic Restaurants in the West

Enjoy an intimate dinner with your loved one at these spots with stunning views, delicious fare, and maybe even a ghost.
the Fireside pizza with Italian sausage, pepperoni, onions, peppers and mushrooms at Fireside Pizza Company in Lake Tahoe

7 Top North Lake Tahoe Restaurants

Check out our favorite North Lake Tahoe eateries to fill you up after a long day on the slopes.
steamed pork dumplings with dipping sauce from Gyoza Bar in Vancouver, B.C.

Delicious Dumplings in the West

By any name, in any form—boiled or fried, plain or pleated—dumplings are comfort food.
Square pizza with salad at Dino's Tomato Pie in Seattle, Washington

Best Pizza in the West

Pizza that’s worth driving long distances for. Road trip, anyone?
Bowl of vegetarian ramen.

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Ramen in San Francisco

San Francisco is gripped by ramen mania, and vegetarians and vegans are in luck.
Blue Bottle Coffee pour over bar in Oakland, California.

Best Coffee Shops Across the West

Locally roasted beans, homey couches, and buttery baked goods abound at these top shops.
Kinnamons' cinnamon roll topped with Maple Syrup and Cream Cheese spread and chopped applewood smoked bacon.

12 Best Cinnamon Rolls in the West

From heavily-frosted diner delights to perfectly coiled pastries, these treats are worth the drive.