Your Guide to Authentic Regional Eats
A broad menu of scrupulously cooked-to-order Mexican food at reasonable prices in the most informal surroundings makes Restaurante Las Palmas a Roadfood prize.
Cousin Jenny’s is a modern Traverse City, Michigan cafeteria that serves old-fashioned (and newfangled) pasties for both breakfast and lunch.
Hungry Bear Cafe is a quiet spot that goes big with logger flapjacks that sport fluffy centers and buttery edges. Get some bacon, too.
When this deer processor and butcher started a BBQ stand, it caused a sensation. John Mull’s beef ribs are worth driving out of town for.
Downhome southern food with an uptown twist makes the Root Cellar a fun Lexington, South Carolina, restaurant for culinary traditionalists & adventurers alike.
In an old-fashioned brick building heading down to Missoula’s Hip Strip, Bernice’s Bakery offers healthful lunch, good coffee, and house-made desserts.
None of the seafood at Luna Sea in Yachats, Oregon, is farmed; all of it was recently swimming. There is none better on the coast.
Las Vegas’ Curry Zen offers vegetarian comfort food, Japanese style, but also makes expertly fried cutlets for meat eaters.
One of the best BBQs of the Southwest – one of the best anywhere – Phoenix’s Little Miss makes brisket, pork and beans that belong on all foodies’ bucket list.