Whether you live in the dreamy coastal community, a pocket of California shoreline once governed in part by Clint Eastwood, or are embarking on a camping trip between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Monterey and Carmel area is well worth a deep dive. There are numerous top-tier breweries. The seafood options — sea scallops and black cod and many more fare with fins — are abundant. More and more, it seems the reasons to not visit are just not nearly as numbered as the ever-growing reasons to square the shoulders and travail through all the food and drink there is to offer.
Swimmers and surfers in the waters near Cannery Row may want to keep an eye out for sharks as long as SUVs, but those looking for a flaky croissant and a patio for wine drinking should be fine. This is a culinary destination that is, dare we say, west of Eden. Here are 17 restaurants, cafes, and breweries between Seaside and Carmel-By-The-Sea worth checking out.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More