The West's best road trips

Satisfy your wanderlust with a Western classic--a great road trip. Get ideas for the best routes and where to eat along the way

Ultimate California Highway 1 road trip

Drive. Dine. Walk. Gawk. Find joy. Explore 735 gorgeous miles of the iconic road with these essential stops along the way

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Picnic pairings, Santa Cruz
Thomas J. Story

Picnic pairings, Santa Cruz

When the counter person at The Picnic Basket suggests that a spicy ginger elixir will perfectly accompany the turkey-and-cheddar sandwich’s tangy pickled onion, it’s not foodie fetishism run amok. Instead, it shows the care chef Kendra Baker takes with her sandwiches and salads made with local ingredients. As for the ice cream by Baker’s Penny Ice Creamery, well, that pairs perfectly with everything. $; 125 Beach St.;


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