While in Honolulu, Rachael stopped by this “hidden treasure” of a cafe for some R&R. It boasts an eclectic menu of smoothies, salads and specialty wraps. For something a bit different, try the traditional Polynesian drink awa. Rachael says its “bitter and earthy taste will totally relax you.”
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray drops by Cuban Revolution Restaurant & Bar, a restaurant and jazz bar in Providence, RI.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray visits Lifefood Gourmet in Miami, FL, for a vegan and raw food menu from chef John Schott.
Cinnamon’s is a local favorite, with wholesome dishes that hit the spot. Much to Rachael’s delight, breakfast is served all day, so stop in for the eggs Benedict or the guava chiffon pancakes. If you drop by for lunch, chef and co-owner Carsie Green Jr. recommends the curried chicken salad sandwich.
In Park City, UT, Rachael Ray heads to Easy Street, serving great steaks and seafood, on Food Network's Rachael's Vacation.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray stops by Main Street Pizza & Noodle in Park City, UT, where they're dishing out California-style pizzas and pasta dishes.
Rachael Ray stops at La Divina Gelateria in New Orleans, LA, for a scoop of gelato made from scratch, using fresh ingredients, on Food Network's Rachael's Vacation.
As one of the founding members of the Hawaiian regional cuisine movement, Mala Ocean Tavern delivers on both style and substance. Rachael loved their twist on a classic bruschetta made with seared ahi and edamame puree. Looking for a bigger bite? The Sauteed Fresh Market Fish is great for sharing.
Rachael Ray picks up gourmet goods from Honolua Store at the Kapalua Resort in Lahaina, HI, on Food Network's Rachael's Vacation.
Kalapawai Cafe & Deli is a bistro-style dining room that serves up a little bit of everything, with an ever-changing menu and ingredients that are always fresh. Rachael ordered the charred ahi tuna topped with kona crab and the Kahuku corn ceviche salad. In the evenings, stop by for a glass of wine.
Curtis Stone's Maui-style fish tacos at Paia Fish Market in Hawaii were not only satisfying, but they also became his favorite lunchtime snack. Everything on the tortilla was super fresh, from the salsa to the just-caught fish. For an even fresher dish, Paia also features blackened sashimi.
Each of the three open-air decks at Friday’s Crabhouse satisfies one aspect of dinner. As Rachael learned, one deck is for seafood like steamer clams and Dungeness crab; one is for hamburgers and hot dogs; and the last is for drinks (the spectacular view of San Juan Island is on the house).
Leave the buffet behind in favor of hearty comfort food from Hash House A Go Go. Jeff and Audrey Dunham stopped in for the Red Velvet Pancakes and the legendary Fried Chicken Benedict. "This is the most insane breakfast we have ever had,” Jeff said of the mountainous benedict.
Whenever Rachael visits Seattle, she stops by one of her “favorite restaurants on the planet.” Named after a hill town in Tuscany, Volterra serves up traditional Italian fare with a twist, such as wild boar tenderloin and eggplant pouches. For starters, try Rachael’s pick of Mussels and Sausage.
Rachael swung by 5 Spot for a “hearty all-American breakfast.” The menu here is switched up regularly to showcase the best blue-collar recipes from around the USA. Some popular eats do stick around all year, such as the Hair of the Dog-wich that offers fried egg and bacon as a tasty hangover cure.