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By trustaff

October 18, 2023



Where to Eat While on a Travel Nursing Assignment in California

Trustaff provided this article.

Do you have an adventurous spirit and a deep passion for exploring diverse culinary delights? If you’re a traveling nurse looking for a truly fulfilling and palate-pleasing experience, we’ve provided you with a delicious list of where to eat while on assignment. As a leader in recruiting within the healthcare industry, Trustaff provides exciting opportunities to take on in various states nationwide, opening the doors to a delightful adventure through the lens of local cuisines. So, fasten your seatbelts, culinary enthusiasts, as we take off on a mouthwatering journey to one of the hottest locations we recruit for.

Where to Eat While on a Travel Nursing Assignment:

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Our First Stop: California 

From the vineyard-laden hills of Napa Valley to the bustling streets of Los Angeles, the Golden State is a haven for food enthusiasts.  

Browse our listings below of some of California’s top local cuisines:  

Napa Valley 

Small World Restaurant 

Discover a relaxed Mediterranean eatery with a casual storefront, serving up a delectable array of falafel, pitas, burgers, and gyros. 

C CASA Restaurant & Bar – Napa 

Experience some of the best Mexican street food and small plates at a quick-serve taqueria, where innovation meets eco-friendly practices. 


Indulge in our unique grilled cheese sandwiches featuring savory waffles, intentionally sourced ingredients, and farm-to-table options – a delightful treat that will forever change your grilled cheese expectations! 

Andie’s Cafe’ 

Visit this charming American breakfast & lunch cafe with inviting outdoor seating, serving up delectable burgers, tacos, and sandwiches. 

The Dutch Door 

Experience gourmet, crave-worthy dishes in wine country, where private chef Brent Pennington brings his delicious hits straight to you from his kitchen. 

San Diego

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Trattoria Don Pietro – Sicilian Italian Cuisine 

Savor the essence of Southern Italy in a modern venue with outdoor dining, indulging in traditional pastas, pizzas, and desserts. 

Oscar’s Mexican Seafood 

Explore the flavors of Mexico at this seafood chain’s branch, renowned for its classic and modern tacos, tortas, and delectable sides. 

Bahn Thai 

An excellent takeout spot that’s affordable and delicious, this quaint Thai eatery is a hot spot for spicy curries and impeccable stir-fries.  

Lucky’s Lunch Counter 

Check out an American classic, where you can find varying options of your favorite breakfast and lunch combos in a baseball-centric atmosphere.  

Sipz Clairemont 

Try this laid-back eatery offering innovative twists on classic Asian cuisine, featuring a vegan sushi bar and a delightful selection of coffee and bubble teas. 

Los Angeles 

Broken Mouth | Lee’s Homestyle 

Discover a delightful and trendy eatery that expertly blends Hawaiian and Asian flavors with a touch of California inspiration. Indulge in the warmth of home-cooked goodness while experiencing a hip and modern dining ambiance.  


Step into a laid-back taco haven renowned for its mouthwatering braised meat and veggie stews, all nestled atop delectable handmade tortillas. 

Be’ U’ – Vietnamese Street & Comfort Food 

Discover a beloved local spot in Los Angeles specializing in Vietnamese street food and comfort dishes, all completely vegan and incredibly delicious. 

Phillipe The Original 

Visit history at this iconic deli, where the signature French dip sandwiches and comforting dishes have been delighting patrons for generations. Enjoy the bustling and communal atmosphere as you savor these timeless classics in a charming setting.  

Mama Restaurant Los Angeles 

Experience the essence of home with a cuisine that perfectly blends French and American traditions, creating a simple yet delectable array of flavors. 

Like what you’re seeing? Why wait?  

Seize the chance to combine your love for nursing with the thrill of exploring diverse cuisines by choosing Trustaff. We’ve already done the legwork, so you won’t have to struggle to find where to eat when on assignment in California. Take off on a culinary adventure and let your taste buds and nursing skills soar to new heights. Join us today and unlock a world of flavors and experiences as you start this fulfilling journey as a traveling foodie with Trustaff. Bon voyage and bon appétit! 

We hope you found this article on where to eat while on a travel nursing assignment in California helpful. Do you have any favorite places to eat in Cali? Comment them below.

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