Community and Cinnamon Rolls: What Is an Alaskan Roadhouse?

The road tripper’s Alaska seems more like a different planet than merely a different landscape from that which might be experienced by the majority of travelers who visit via cruise. In place of technicolor...

Time for the Tlingit Potato

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Wondering if those in northern climes have grown this potato. Or even tasted one. And if not, this is a fascinating read. “When we eat a Tlingit potato,” he says, “we share a meal with those who...

Dungeness Crab Season Could Be Delayed Again This Year

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . Whales seem to be hanging around Monterey Bay longer due to warmer ocean temperatures, says Geoff Shester, California campaign director and senior scientist with Monterey-based Oceana Conse...

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ALASKA trip Booked!

by OrganicCavalry 1 year ago

My wife and I have had the rug pulled from under our feet 3 years in a row now... Hopefully it goes this time! We are spending 2 weeks all over the place. Seward, Kodiak, Anchorage, Craig on Price...

Best Alaskan food in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Juneau?

by unamuno200 4 years ago

I'm looking to try the best Authentic Alaskan food while I will be in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Juneau. If anyone has any suggestions it would be much appreciated. I'm looking for places that are u...

Want to eat where the locals eat on our Cruise to Alaska

by twilkins 4 years ago

My family and I are going on a cruise to Alaska, this will be our second. We would like to know where the locals eat in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria, B.C. We get a little tired of the ...

Updated Alaska dining options

by SueFH 3 years ago

Hi, there’s not been much recent in the Alaska dining. I’ll be in Fairbanks in July for 4 nights and looking for some current recommendations on good dining options. We won’t have a car, staying at...

Cruise to Alaska - bring your own food?

by daphnar 6 years ago

Been on a number of cruises, and while my family loves them, I can't bear eating the Weberman meals (or worse). On one cruise (NCL, Caribbean islands) they were accommodating to people who brought...

The Garden of Eatin' Spenard, Alaska-looking for info

by ohiocyndi 13 years ago

My great aunt and uncle were the original owners of the Garden of Eatin' in Spenard, Alaska. I am searching for articles, pictures or anything related to their place. The last I heard was that it...

Updates on Alaska eats needed

by collaroygal 5 years ago

We are heading to Alaska in late August. When I checked the info for good eats up there, I found very old threads like this one: https://www.chowhound.com/post/alaska-eats-trip-planning-493833...

NMFS fisheries regulation potentially affected by executive order

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

"All fisheries that take place in federal waters require regulatory action to open and close season, set catch limits, modify conservation and management measures, or adjust participation eligibili...

Alaska (Ketchikan, Juneau, Seward and Anchorage) Trip Report 2016

by stuartlafonda 5 years ago

Just got back and thought I would post my notes Ketchikan: New York Café a small retro décor spot at the end of Creek street. I had a delicious poke dish of local salmon and something delici...

Alaska Recommendations Needed - Fairbanks, Denali, Anchorage, Seward

by Raboi 12 years ago

We’ll be in Alaska for almost two weeks prior to a cruise out of Seward. Flying into Fairbanks and spending time there, in Denali, Anchorage, and Seward. I have some major needs for 2 adults and 2 ...

Downscale Grub in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Etc.

by sigerson57 13 years ago

Howdy, all. I'm looking for old-fashioned diners, drive-ins and cafes in Anchorage, Fairbanks and along the highway between the two. Burgers and fried chicken. Places that have cloth napkins need n...

Alaskan Cruise Stopping in Juneau & Skagway

by Philly Ray 7 years ago

We will have one day in each port. Can anyone point to any Chow-worthy destinations in either port?

Local Eats in Alaska

by crispypork 8 years ago

Just back from a family trip/cruise to Alaska and scoured the CH boards (in vain) for some suggestions for good eats in Ketchikan or Juneau that weren't swamped with tourists like me. Here's two p...

Alaska trip report

by Windy 8 years ago

I'm just home from Alaska and thought I'd share a few places I'd eaten. I spent four blissful days in Cordova at Orca Adventure Lodge. Orca runs fishing and kayaking trips, and I was a little ne...

Sitka and Juneau

by anperkins 8 years ago

What are our best bets for 2 days of breakfast lunch and dinners in Sitka, and one lunch in Juneau? Thanks!

Trip Report - Alaska May 2013

by clrnyc 8 years ago

I made my first trip to Alaska last month. Here is my report: -- Ketchikan: The Landing (breakfast) Arrived on the early flight to embark on a cruise. Ended up having a late breakfast at t...

Alaskan King Crab in Anchorage or Seward Recs?

by shanghaipartdeux 9 years ago

I love crab so I'm excited to eat some Alaskan King crabs when I go to Alaska for a cruise next month. Any recs for restaurants that serve stellar King Crabs in or around Anchorage or Seward? Tha...

Help With Alaska Trip

by sammyo 9 years ago

My wife and I (60-somethings) will be on an Alaskan adventure in June. We will have a car and are staying in B & Bs so breakfast is covered. We are looking for the best local spots in Anchorage, Se...