Category: Restaurants & Shops

Amarillo, Texas: Whataburger

Whataburger 3620 East Interstate 40 Amarillo, Texas Telephone: (806) 378-9652 Website: The Whataburger at exit 72B in Amarillo, Texas is a regular lunch/dinner break during my cross-country treks. Like many of the chain’s locations along this stretch of I-40, this Whataburger restaurant is right off the interstate, so you can fill your tummy and your fuel tank in one… Read more →

Oro Valley, Arizona: In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger 11545 N. Oracle Road Oro Valley, Arizona Telephone: (800) 786-1000 Website: For you lucky people and pups who’ve already tasted a juicy, couldn’t-be-fresher In-N-Out hamburger on one of those perfectly toasted buns, any restaurant review this burger-loving terrier could offer is purely superfluous. And if you haven’t tried their fare, a few adjectives should suffice to add… Read more →

Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico: Little Anita’s New Mexican Food

Little Anita’s New Mexican Food 2105 Mountain Road NW Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico Telephone: (505) 242-3102 Website: If you want to start an argument in Albuquerque, you can bring up politics, religion, or… which restaurant makes the best sopapillas. My Publisher’s vote goes to Little Anita’s – in part, perhaps, because of its patio with a view of… Read more →

Old Towne Orange, California: The Filling Station

The Filling Station 201 North Glassell Street Old Towne Orange, California Telephone: (714) 289-9714 Website: What more fitting place for America’s most-traveled terrier to meet Rich Truesdell, the editor of Automotive Traveler magazine, for breakfast than at a café housed in a 1920s gas station? Since The Filling Station is famous (locally, at least) as the dog-friendliest restaurant around,… Read more →

Tucson, Arizona: La Encantada Shopping Center

La Encantada Shopping Center Skyline Drive & Campbell Avenue Tucson, Arizona Telephone: (520) 299-3556 Website: Where does a stylish terrier take his People to shop for their summer wardrobes? The Tommy Bahama boutique at La Encantada, of course – or any of the high-end stores in this beautiful outdoor shopping center nestled in the foothills of Tucson’s Catalina Mountains.… Read more →

Tucson, Arizona: The Cup at Hotel Congress

The Cup at Hotel Congress 311 East Congress Street Tucson, Arizona Telephone: (520) 622-8848 Website: Arizona’s oldest continuously operating hotel is the home of one of Tucson’s best breakfast spots, The Cup Café, and on any given morning, you’ll find dogs seated beneath at least one of the outdoor tables. (I hear The Cup offers a mighty fine lunch,… Read more →

Provincetown, Massachusetts: Wired Puppy

Wired Puppy 379 Commercial Street Provincetown, Massachusetts Telephone: (508) 487-0017 Website: What better place for a literary terrier and his coffee-loving People to write and relax than the Wired Puppy – a specialty coffee and tea bar where the computer and wifi access is free, the brews have names like Sweet Puppy Love and Hair of the Dog, and… Read more →

Mashpee, Massachusetts: Hot Diggity

Hot Diggity 24 North Street Mashpee Commons Mashpee, Massachusetts Telephone: (866) 4-HOTDIG Website: Hot diggity indeed! Just look at all these baked goodies! We spent a delicious half hour visiting this store, exploring its offerings of “Posh Products for You and Your Pup” and getting to know Cooper, the rescue dog helping his owner manage the place that day.… Read more →