What Are the Best Local-Food Restaurants?

I don't eat out a lot, but when I do, I like to order local. What are your recommendations for farm-to-table dining?

Apr 24, 2013
Outside Magazine

   Photo: Courtesy of Homegrown Eatery


I’m sure that New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco have some of the finest and fanciest local-food restaurants in the world. But I spend most of my time in small, friendly outdoor havens, so that's what this list is going to focus on. Here are my three favorite restaurants where the food on your plate likely came from the back of a farmer's truck.

Element 47 at the Little Nell
Homegrown Eatery

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