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 Corralitos Wine Trail in the Santa Cruz Mountains

A secret trail through the Santa Cruz Mountains winds past four family-owned wineries.

Bay Area's Starbird Chicken is Reinventing Fast Food

Starbird Chicken in Sunnyvale looks to disrupt the traditional fast-food drive-thru, with really good fried chicken.

Maui's 9 Must-Eat Sensational Dishes

Eating in Maui's Upcountry means choosing from too many delicious options. Here's a list of nine to get you started.

Craft Cocktails in Santa Cruz, California

Downtown Santa Cruz, California, packs lots of restaurants into a small area, making it an easy walk for a cocktail and a bite.

7 Craft Bakeries Where It’s All About House-Ground Grains

It’s time to taste more than just your run-of-the-mill baked goods and breads.

California's Spin on Indian Food

Restaurants across the Golden State are getting creative with their twists on traditional Indian plates.

The East Bay's Hottest Wine and Beer Spots

Head east from San Francisco to find breweries in wine country and wineries in the inner city, and biodynamic vino or sour suds.

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.