Your Guide to Authentic Regional Eats
Ruddell’s is a beachside cafe serving the best smoked fish on the California Central Coast in the form of creative tacos and sandwiches.
West Asheville’s Simple Cafe & Juice Bar is all about organic ingredients in breakfast burritos, egg sandwiches, and strawberry muffins with thyme.
Dessert alert! Blue Bonnet restaurant, Marble Falls, Texas, is pie heaven. Apple & pecan are delicious. Best is peanut butter cream with chocolate sauce.
Joe’s Other Place is a friendly neighborhood diner serving breakfast favorites that range from basic bacon and eggs to Mexican-inspired specialties.
From thick slices of bologna to juicy burgers to creamy bacon-wrapped pâté to pickles and even ketchup, everything at Butcher Bar is house-made and delicious.
High Street Market and Deli is a comfortable, laid-back, counter-cultural source of loaded sandwiches with California flair.
Birmingham’s Woodlawn Cycle Cafe boasts homemade sweet potato biscuits with strawberry jam, grits bowls with Conecuh sausage, and ginger-turmeric iced tea.
Austin’s Pinthouse Pizza is known for beers brewed in-house, unique pizza combinations, and comfortable atmosphere.
Hofbrau der Albatross is an old-fashioned California-German roast beef carver hiding out in a beach town fish house.