Restaurants, Dining and Cuisine throughout Chico!
Chico has all the unique Restaurants, Dining and Cuisine that brings flavor from around the world. Some specialize in the fast-paced student population, while others appeal to the romantic as well as the discerning slow food crowd. If it is difficult to decide on a restaurant, then you may want to participate in the next Taste of Chico festival…
These are just a few of the Restaurants, Dining and Cuisine categories on our site:
Italian, Seafood, Chinese, Mexican, Thai, Best Restaurants in Chico, American, Steak Houses, Sushi, Japanese, French, Bar Style, Fine Dining , San Francisco Style.
Fine Dining just as the name suggest, offers patrons the finest in food, service and atmosphere. Fine dining restaurants are full service restaurants with specific dedicated meal courses. The wait staff is highly trained and often wears more formal attire. Fine-dining restaurants are almost always small businesses, and are generally either single-locatiooperations or have just a few locations. These are some of Chico’s finest…………
Over the last few decades, American Restaurants and American regional cuisine has gained much respect around the world for its diversity, creativity and trends towards healthy and sustainable ingredients. American food has come a long way from the days it was the laughing stock of the culinary world. These are some of the best American Style Restaurants in Chico…………
Mexican Restaurants are a style of food that originated in Mexico. Some dishes have a Spanish or Middle Eastern influence. Mexican cuisine is known for its varied flavors, colorful decoration, and variety of spices and ingredients, many of which are native to the country.
Italian Restaurants as a national cuisine known today has evolved through centuries of social and political changes, with its roots traced back to 4th century BC. Significant change occurred with discovery of the New World which helped shape much of what is known as Italian cuisine today with the introduction of items such as potatoes, tomatoes, bell pepper and maize, which are all central parts of the cuisine but not introduced in scale until the 18th century.
Asian styles Restaurants can be broken down into several regions. The major types can be roughly defined as East Asian with its origins in Imperial China and now encompassing modern Japan and the Korean peninsula. Southeast Asian which encompasses the areas once found in the Khmer Empire; South Asian derived the states that once made up British India – Burma, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan as well as several other countries in this region.
California Restaurants are a style of cuisine marked by an interest in “fusion”— integrating disparate cooking styles and ingredients— and in freshly prepared using local ingredients. The food is typically prepared with particularly strong attention to presentation. The term California Cuisine arose as a result of culinary movements in the last several decades.
Fast Favorites this is a style of Quick Service Restaurant and is a term given to food that can be prepared and served very quickly. While any meal with low preparation time can be considered to be fast food, typically the term refers to food sold in a restaurant fresh, preheated or precooked ingredients. Always fast and ready to go……..
Breakfast & Brunch — breakfast can be used to refer to this meal, or, less commonly, to refer to a meal composed of traditional breakfast foods (eggs, oatmeal, sausages, etc.). Brunch is a meal eaten in the middle of the morning, in between the normal time of breakfast and the normal time of lunch, as a substitute for both of these meals. The word is a portmanteau of breakfast and lunch.