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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.

14 Quintessential San Francisco Restaurants and Eateries

Here are 14 quintessential San Francisco restaurants turning out everything from fresh-baked sourdough to soul food.

8 Places to Get Your Chowder Fix

Find fresh variations on hearty bowls of chowder, from San Francisco to Ketchikan. 

8 Spots to Sip Marvelous Mocktails

Here are 8 spots around the West to try well-crafted, alcohol-free drinks.

14 Affordable Restaurants in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might think, many restaurants in San Francisco offer affordable—and delicious!—options.

Hawaii's Spam Fixation and Where to Eat It Yourself

Fill up on Spam next time you're in Honolulu in spring at Spam Jam, or visit local places to order the pink concoction year round.

The West’s Top Culinary Destinations

From bread bakers and chocolatiers to cheese makers and chefs, the West enjoys some of the best cuisine in the United States.

Best Places to Eat Crab on the West Coast

Wondering where to eat crab this season? Look no further than these ten West Coast spots.

Best Union Square Restaurants for Shoppers

Avoid the crowds and consider these recommendations for Union Square restaurants from a San Francisco local. 

Chef-loved Markets and Farm Stands in Napa Valley

Head to Napa for the freshest, best-tasting products such as California olive oil and wine, fresh pastries, and local cheese.

Delicious Dumplings in the West

By any name, in any form—boiled or fried, plain or pleated—dumplings satisfy our craving for comfort food.

Weekend Getaway Guide to Los Alamos, CA

Scratch the surface and you’ll find that Los Alamos—once merely a place to gas up—has become a destination in its own right.

You’ve Been Storing Wine Wrong This Whole Time

Here's everything you need to know about wine storage, whether your collection is big or small.