As the first major Western U.S. ski resort destination, you can imagine the Sun Valley dining scene is bursting with a variety of options and experiences from an upscale dinner in one of Sun Valley’s historic lodges to affordable laid-back ski bum fare. And as a ski hub for the last 75-plus years you can bet this Idaho ski resort has international and big city influences, so foodies and urbanites will also find plenty of options to suit their preferences.
If this historic resort has you in the mood for authentic mountain cuisine, you’ll want to head to Konditorei for classic Alpine breakfast or lunch experience. At Konditorei you can enjoy everything from crepes to spatzle and fresh, homemade European pastries. For a meal the whole family, or your group, will love a night at Bald Mountain Pizza is in order. You can eat in or opt for delivery to your hotel, townhome or condo. If you’re looking for something a little more eclectic, try Dashi in Ketchum. This innovative menu, by Chef Tyler Stokes, namely focuses on Asian-inspired cuisine with a modern American touch. Stokes is committed to sourcing ingredients from local farms, and Idaho has no shortage of farms, so you’re sure to experience some incredibly fresh and interesting food at Dashi.
Cava Cava is another don’t-miss Ketchum dining experience. The menu features a marriage of fine dining and eclectic cuisine, featuring organic, natural products and ingredients. The restaurant offers a chic, modern atmosphere, and is locally renowned as a great place to enjoy gourmet wood-oven made pizza, As the name implies Cava Cava is also a great spot to grab a glass—or bottle better yet—of wine.