Grass Skirt Grill specializes in fish burgers that forgo the beef but are still packed with “great grill flavor,” Rachael says. Her pick is the Hebi Burger made with lean white fish and served with a side of sesame mayo. Also try the fresh catch of the day or a crisp salad with papaya seed dressing.
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).
After hitting the slopes on Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray stops by Blind Dog Grill in Park City, UT, for seafood and sushi.
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.
Right across from the beach, this mom-and-pop joint has been a local favorite for decades. Stop by the deli counter to order a tasty bite from the affordable menu. Rachael’s pick is the Kailua Beach Pizza, with its flavorful mix of mozzarella, bacon, pineapple, red onions, Parmesan and BBQ sauce.
Rachael Ray orders from Geoff's Superlative Sandwiches, a sandwich shop in Providence, RI, on Food Network's Rachael's Vacation.
This historic hotel is home to hip cocktail bar Loa. On Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray headed to the now-closed Rambla for French and Spanish-inspired small plates.
For a romantic getaway in the San Juan Islands, Rachael recommends the Inn at Ship Bay. The draw here is not only the cozy rooms, but also the spectacular restaurant. Ingredients are grown on the premises to use in dishes like Rachael’s pick, a vegetable pappardelle with garden-fresh herbs.
Rachael headed to Ono Hawaiian Foods to try some authentic home-style Hawaiian cooking. The specialty here is laulau, which is pork and salted butterfish wrapped in taro and tea leaves, then steamed for more than four hours. The result is an “authentic Hawaiian masterpiece,” Rachael says.
Designed by renowned interior designer Paul Duesing, the Vintner Grill is light, open and airy. According to Rachael, their Cobb Salad with Beef Tenderloin is "as colorful as it is delicious," and the Lobster Cannelloni will make you think you've "died and gone to heaven."
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 drops by Good Karma Restaurant in Park City, UT, where they're serving up Indian and Persian dishes.
Located in the Halekulani Hotel, this alluring hot spot is known for its ocean views and fresh dishes made with local ingredients. Follow Rachael’s lead and pair a refreshing cocktail with a scrumptious appetizer. She raved about the seafood spring rolls wrapped in a “light, crazy breading.”
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray hits Irving's Red Hots in Sun Valley, ID, for their famous Chicago-style hot dogs.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray drops by Walton's Fancy & Staple, serving gourmet sandwiches, cheeses and baked goods in Austin, TX.