The Bottom Line
"West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food from San Diego to the Canadian Border" is a handy, easy-to-read guide that you'll want to keep in your car and consult often.
- Includes sit-down restaurants, farm stands, bakeries, coffee bars, groceries, candy stores, and more
- Neglects major east-west routes such as I-90 and I-84
- Guide to the best road food found along Interstate 5 and Highway 101 (for the Northwest states) plus Highways 1 and 99 in California
- Listings include highway exit, address, hours, contact info, website, and detailed description
- Black-and-white maps focus in on each region
Guide Review - Book Review - West Coast Road Eats
"West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food from San Diego to the Canadian Border" is a no-frills directory that covers the major north-south highways of the Pacific Coast states. The author, Anna Roth, includes not only the diners and seafood shacks you would expect, but the more unique food stops that feature local specialties. Bakeries, farm stands, breweries, candy makers, wineries, specialty food producers, and small grocers are all included in "West Coast Road Eats." Roth's detailed descriptions cover not only the food highlights but the background and ambiance of each eatery. This is one of those handy books you'll want to keep in your car and consult on road trips throughout the year.
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