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.
For a breakfast pick-me-up, Rachael heads to the “ideal hometown diner”: Rocky Bay Cafe. Located in Friday Harbor, Rocky Bay keeps both locals and tourists “happy and full” with comfort food dishes like hearty veggie omelets, biscuits and gravy, and even fresh doughnuts made in-house.
On Rachael's Vacation in Seattle, Cafe Flora's lush atrium was a welcome surprise. Just as surprising was Flora's purely vegetarian menu. Rachael swooned over the Portabello Wellington and stone-fired pizza with heirloom tomatoes, and she praised their use of fresh, sustainable and local produce.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray stops by Txori for Spanish tapas dishes in Seattle, WA.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray heads to the Triple George Grill for great grilled steaks and classic cocktails in Las Vegas, NV.
Tourists and locals alike love CJ’s Deli and Diner. The diner set up shop in 2002 and has been serving delectable island cuisine and hearty comfort food ever since, including Rachael’s pick of “a thick, moist slab” of Mom’s Meatloaf served with fresh veggies and your choice of rice or potatoes.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray stops for breakfast in the oldest joint in Park City, UT, and a favorite among the locals, The Eating Establishment.
In Park City, UT, Rachael Ray heads to Shabu for exotic Asian cuisine, sushi and sake cocktails, on Food Network's Rachael's Vacation.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray dines at Steps Wine Bar & Cafe, serving small plates and a selection of local wines in Friday Harbor, WA.
Rachael’s visit to Seattle wasn’t over until she visited the “must-taste” Matt’s in the Market. With a location inside the iconic Pike Place Market, this eatery always has fresh ingredients close at hand. Stop by for the scrumptious seafood paella made with mussels, clams, octopus and prawns.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray dines at Waterplace Restaurant, serving classic American cuisine with views of the Providence, RI, skyline.
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.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray samples seasonal and contemporary American cuisine from Nick's on Broadway in Providence, RI.
Joe’s Taco Lounge & Salsaria combines Mexican street food with the traditional cooking of the Yucatan Peninsula. Rachael recommends the fish tacos and, for something spicy, the grilled and stuffed pasilla chili. Spicy-food lovers will also appreciate the 200-plus hot sauce bottles lining the walls.
On Food Network's Rachael's Vacation, Rachael Ray dines at Poggio Italian Restaurant, a classic Italian trattoria, serving seasonal foods cooked in their wood-roasting oven in Sausalito, CA.