Posts filed under: Wine Country

Fort Bragg CA

Went to see the glass beach: North Coast Brewing Co. The beer is great and the food…..bar food….with huge portions. No way to eat the whole jumbo shrimp platter. All the...

Ukiah CA

Nice spot for breakfast and some Joe: Back Oak Coffee Roasters. They roast their own beans onsite and have a nice choice of breakfast items including bagels and burritos. Extensive...

Hopland CA

Interesting place: The Golden Pig. Just south of Ukiah and yes, the name is correctly spelled and…..yes, the town’s claim to fame was hops. But, no longer…production was halted in...

Santa Rosa CA

Passing through: Bird and The Bottle We were on the way to a wedding and needed something before our road trip north. Nice space with a deck overlooking a busy...

Novato CA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 11:48 amUnique venue: Hilltop 1892. I was drawn to the space….a hilltop home built in 1892 but one that has been a restaurant...

San Rafael CA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 11:50 amCarbo load: La Toscana. Getting ready for a bike ride and pasta is always a good pre ride choice.  The restaurant is quite “local”…..Google...

Novato CA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 11:52 amNeeded breakfast: Toast. Getting ready for a long bike ride so looking for calories and protein before the ride. Nice space located...

Yountville CA

Last updated on January 2nd, 2019 at 09:56 pmGotta try: Bouchon Bakery. There isn’t anything in the bakery that isn’t excellent as evidenced by the line that forms daily, and all...

Yountville CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:18 pmAnother excellent option: Redd Wood Had the white anchovy pizza with an affogato to finish...

Yountville CA

Last updated on January 2nd, 2019 at 09:36 pmSimply put….incredible: Bouchon. Visit website...

Sebastopol CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:24 pmExcellent French bistro in the heart of Sebastopol: K&L Bistro Started with baby greens with balsamic vinaigrette followed by Moules Marinières with...

Napa Valley CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:25 pmA Napa classic: Auberge du Soleil This is another one of those places that needs to be on your bucket list. The...

Napa CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:27 pmNice spot for a quick bite: Hog Island Oyster Co. This is an outpost of the original in San Francisco and is...

Yountville CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:27 pmGreat French bistro in a town with great restaurants: Bistro Jeanty Typical French style green salad and French Onion soup followed by...

Santa Rosa CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:28 pmA bit of Vietnam in the heart of Santa Rosa: Kettles Noodle bowl with a glass of Miraval Rosé. Not your typical...

St Helena CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:29 pmGreat place for Bruschetta in St. Helena: Clif Family Winery Yes it’s true….brought to you by the same people as Clif Bars....