The Sun Eats - Sarah Stierch

Cheese Lovers Unite: Sonoma Valley Cheese Conference Feb 21-25

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Supervisor Susan Gorin (center) and Sonoma City Councilwoman Laurie Gallan (right) unleash the cheese in the 2014 rolling of the cheeses. Hundreds... Continue

Crash Course: Suite D

Crash Course: Suite D

Since 2012, Sondra Bernstein’s Suite D has been serving up family style “pop-up” dinners after securing over $30,000 through... Continue

Happy Hour Sonoma Valley Style

Happy Hour Sonoma Valley Style

$1 oysters at Shiso’s weekly happy hour Young or old, rich or poor, who doesn’t love a good happy hour? In my home state of Indiana,... Continue

Let love rule: Valentine’s Day in Sonoma Valley

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Sigh’s $50 Valentine’s Day bubbly bucket There are two kinds of people in this world: those who celebrate Valentine’s Day and... Continue

All organic – all the time: The Divewalk Cafe

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Lorene Reed plates a crepe at the Divewalk Cafe You can’t miss it: a big yellow and white tent in the warehouse/office complex at... Continue

Beyond Pizza: Red Grape’s artisanal Italian fare

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Grilled octopus at the Red Grape ($8.25) For years, the Red Grape has served great New Haven-style pizza and the best tomato soup in... Continue

Worth the Drive: Nomad Series at spoonbar, Healdsburg

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Sashimi with warmed rice, nori, fermented chili, and herbs from spoonbar’s Asian Nomad Dinner. Suggestions that are worth the drive... Continue

2015 Award Season has begun

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Food and drink award season has started. Just like Hollywood, we have our own best of – ranging from international wine competitions... Continue

Hail, hail! 14th Annual Olive Festival celebrates tiny, powerful fruit

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We’re lucky here in Sonoma Valley: we live in a Mediterranean climate and with that comes not only great weather, but a plentiful... Continue

Food + Drink bites

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Sonoma says farewell to Chef Andrew Wilson, who has left the Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar to become Executive Chef at Charlie Palmer’s... Continue