In search of culinary excellence in Whitefish, Montana? We askedAndy Blanton, a three-time James Beard semifinalist and avid skier who calls Whitefish, Montana home, for his top five restaurant picks. Chef Blanton owns and cooks at Cafe Kandahar, a farm-to-table fine-dining restaurant known for their wine pairing dinners. With its blend of French, Montanan, and Cajun influences, Cafe Kandahar is often the first stop in Whitefish for food-loving travelers. Restaurants like Chef Blanton's are elevating the dining scene in a town typically know for uncrowded powder days, epic tree skiing, and a down-to-earth atmosphere.