Food+Drink

Cafes, Breweries, Restaurants & More!

Inspired by the Wild®

Featured + Partners

Partner

Boulder Creek Pizza & Pub

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

El Salchichero

Food+Drink | Santa Cruz

The Tamal Factory

Food+Drink | Watsonville

Oak & Rye

Food+Drink | Los Gatos

Spanky’s

Food+Drink | Ben Lomond

Discretion Brewing

Food+Drink | Soquel

Recent Articles

Happening on the Blog

The Cremer House

12 | 11 | 2019

The Cremer House is a restaurant and bar known for its delicious tap selection, artisan eats, and it’s rustic yet refined atmosphere. The Cremer House is a must see location for anyone stopping through downtown Felton. With hardwood floors, dozens of windows, and a wrap around porch, The Cremer House is perfect for afternoon respite...

The Cats — Perfect, notorious BBQ

07 | 31 | 2018

But forget the BBQ for a minute, I had no idea how delicious the history here proved to be. A one-time stop for stagecoaches, the Cats Roadhouse had also served as a weigh station for lumber wagons. Along with the introduction of paved roads, its history took a turn...

Craft Beer Exploding In Santa Cruz

04 | 29 | 2018

If you like a tasty brew, you will enjoy exploring the craft beer taprooms in Santa Cruz County. There are some sixteen craft breweries and fifteen taprooms and counting in the county where you can enjoy flavorful, refreshing brews. You will discover that these small, unique businesses are creating outstanding artisanal brews that reflect their...

Explore All Posts

Adventure Guides

Discover the Outdoors

Hunting for Banana Slugs

Banana slugs are fascinating, even mesmerizing to observe in person. Watching one slide its way down a portion of a miles-long trail or up the side of a towering redwood is a meditative experience. However, despite their low speeds, they’re not always the easiest organisms to track down. Like a good hunter does their prey,...

Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

The Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail runs about 30 miles, depending on where you start and what side quests you settle on. Fulfilling the promise of its name, the trail dips, climbs and winds from the peaks of the Santa Cruz Mountains to the shores of the Pacific Ocean. On this epic journey, it passes waterfalls, springs and creeks, wetlands and chaparral...

Portola Redwoods State Park

Coming into Portola Redwoods State Park is akin to entering Doyle’s Lost World. Winding down a seemingly-forgotten road, watching as the ferns and huckleberries grow taller, the human population drops conspicuously. Cell service vanishes entirely, and it’s hard not to be overtaken by a growing sense of adventure and wonder. Named for the explorer Gaspar...

Explore all guides

Food+Drink Directory

Local Businesses & Destinations

48 Results

Alice’s Restaurant

Food+Drink | Woodside

Arcangeli Grocery/Norms Market

Food+Drink | Pescadero

Auntie Mame’s Cafe

Food+Drink | Scotts Valley

Bella’s Cafe

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

Partner

Boulder Creek Pizza & Pub

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

Boulder Creek Roadside Cafe

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

Buttercup Cakes & Farmhouse Frosting

Food+Drink | Santa Cruz

Cafe Delmarette

Food+Drink | Santa Cruz

Chocolate the Restaurant

Food+Drink | Santa Cruz

Coffee 9

Food+Drink | Ben Lomond

Conchita’s Ice Cream & Bakery

Food+Drink | Watsonville

Cowboy Bar & Grill

Food+Drink | Felton