For a taste of the top delicacies being made in the West, check out these amazing places--and add a special touch to your table
La Jolla | Homegrown Meats. Owner Matt Rimel brought local beef back to San Diego by raising grass-fed cattle in the Palomar Mountains. At his shop, beef is dry-aged in-house. Choose any cut you like—plus wild game, pork, lamb, wild boar bacon, beef jerky, and chicken. Our pick: Juicy, housemade bratwurst, chorizo, or Italian sausage. 7660 Fay Ave.; 858/454-6328.