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New Eats Across Napa and Sonoma Valleys

Chew on these suggestions for new restaurants, menus, and products.



Sky and Vine: Enjoy beet, cured salmon, and avocado toast at this rooftop lounge.

Photo by Bob McClenahan

Easy Cup Sake

Cheers to celebrity chef Masaharu Morimoto’s new Yamadanishiki Junmai sake, packed for sipping convenience in a 210 ml glass cup. The mild, dry, slightly floral quaff is made from premium-grade, polished Yamada Nishiki rice brewed with water from Kyoto Fushimizu (famous for crafting high-end sake). 610 Main St., Napa, (707) 252-1600, morimotonapa.com.

Farm Restaurant at Carneros Resort and Spa

Executive chef Aaron Meneghelli has unveiled a five-course themed tasting menu, showcasing pristine produce from his new on-site organic farm. For example: “Peas, Please,” a dish presented as panna cotta with poached Maine lobster and smoked trout roe; ricotta gnocchi in snap pea foam; and green pea gelato in white chocolate ganache. 4048 Sonoma Hwy., Napa, (707) 299-4880, farmatcarneros.com.

Farm: Staples include halibut, pea panna cotta, and gnocchi. Photo courtesy of Farm at Carneros Resort and Spa.

Gerard’s Paella y Tapas

Food Network Throwdown With Bobby Flay winner Gerard Nebesky cooks the fluffy, crisp-bottomed rice to order in mouthwatering recipes like seafood paella with shrimp, calamari, New Zealand green lip mussels, and more. 701 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, (707) 708-8686, gerardspaella.com.

K+M Extravirgin Chocolate

Sweet! Take a bite of chef Thomas Keller’s new dark and milk chocolates, made extra artisanal in his boutique Napa factory and extra healthy with Armando Manni Tuscan organic oils blended into the premium cocoa. 840 Latour Ct., Napa, (707) 681-2669, kellermannichocolate.com.

K+M  Extravirgin Chocolate: Tours at this boutique factory reveal sweet secrets. Photo by David Escalante.

Sky and Vine

Chef Charlie Palmer’s new 7,000-square-foot bar, restaurant, and lounge atop Archer Hotel Napa is the coolest place in town to slurp a Hops Divine (with Hendrick’s gin, pamplemousse liqueur, hibiscus, hops, lemon, and sparkling wine) while nibbling mini lobster corn dogs. 1260 First St., Napa, (707) 819-2490, skyandvine.com.

Stockhome

Husband-and-wife team Roberth and Andrea Sundell tempt with tunnbrödsrulle (sausage wrapped in thin Swedish bread with potato and pickled cucumber), Swedish meatballs, and Swedish candies of all kinds. 220 Western Ave., Petaluma, stockhomerestaurant.com.

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Barn by Barn

Eileen Chiarello launches crowdfunding company to support “good food” entrepreneurs.

Striking Oil

McEvoy Ranch draws upon a deep connection to the environment—and a passion for building community—to create extraordinary olive oils.

An Epicure’s Dream

The highly anticipated Oxbow Public Market gets ready to open in downtown Napa.

Sunny Spots

Enjoy Outdoor Dining at These 10 Hot Spots.

Wine Country Cooking Classes

Learn something new at one of these classes.

What's New in the Oxbow District

Napa’s Oxbow District adds new stores and a park to the mix.

New Eats

Wine Country just keeps getting more delicious, with a flurry of fabulous new restaurants hitting the scene. Here are 10 treasures to explore, tempting you with inspirations from gourmet bacon consommé to the best ever-lovin’ ice cream to meet a spoon.

Healdsburg Hot Spots

New tasting room and restaurant open their Doors.

Good Wine, on Tap

Following wineries’ success with screw caps, restaurants and bars try their hand at making wine more accessible

Home on the Grange

Healdsburg’s new foodie marketplace stakes its claim

Eat Like the Pros

Rivera brothers Steve and Jared are launching their Webby Award–winning app, Chefs Feed, in Napa and Sonoma. It just might change how—and where—you eat.

Napa Noshing

New restaurants open their doors around town.
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