The seventh annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine kicks off this weekend, and we'll be there to cover the glorious food, celeb-chef sightings, and every ounce of cooking tips we learn up along the way. But what separates this particular food festival from Aspen, New York City, and South Beach? Well for starters, the breathtaking land and sea, which produces some of the greatest produce, wine, and seafood in the the country. Allow these photos to be your guide on why you should pay attention to the festival (and attend it if you can!).