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Category Archives: Sonoma & Napa

OSO Restaurant | Sonoma, California

Just over a year ago, I went out on a photo mission for the Boston Globe with specific requests for images of

Breakfast & Lunch at The Fremont Diner | Sonoma, California

This review has been a while in coming, but it was certainly worth the wait. Since spending so much time in

Bouchon Bakery | Yountville, California

Don’t you just love it when famous places live up to their reputation? Bouchon Bakery is one of those.

Sonoma Plaza Farmers’ Market & The Fig Rig at Roche Winery | Sonoma, California

A couple of weeks before leaving Napa for Carmel, I figured it was about time I visited the renown Sonoma Plaza

El Dorado Kitchen | Sonoma, California

A few weeks ago something pretty special happened, you know, one of those situations where everything finally

Kopol Bonick | Art, Wine and Roses in Napa Valley

This article has been a long time in coming, several months in fact. But when you are trying to tell the story

Wine Tasting at Davis Family Vineyards | Healdsburg, California

Davis Family Vineyards is my kind of winery. That would be: a boutique winery that produces small batch, high

Eat, Shop, Gather and Learn at the Incomparable SHED | Healdsburg, California

As promised in my Healdsburg walk-about article, here we are back at the SHED for an in-depth look at this

Sunday in Healdsburg | California Wine Country

The way I finally got to Healdsburg is… Last April, the Boston Globe contacted me about licensing some of

Pâtisserie Angelica | Sebastopol, California

Oh yes, I did it again! I found another wonderful bakery! Actually, since it is a French style one, I shall

Sunrise in the Vineyard | Napa Valley, California

I don’t know about you, but I am not an early morning person, yet at the same time I am. I find it really

Gravenstein Apple Fair | Sebastopol, California

Last Sunday I attended the annual Gravenstein Apple Fair in the quaint small town of Sebastopol. I still

The Girl and The Fig | Sonoma, California | Country Food with a French Passion

If you are headed for the California Wine Country and are looking for some really good food, The Girl and The

Crisp Bakeshop | Best in Sonoma, California

Crisp Bakeshop is the best bakeshop in Sonoma County. Ok, there might be others that are good – though I