The Sun Eats - Sarah Stierch


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

Credit: Courtesy of Hanson Spirits, LLC

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

Delicious gifting

Delicious gifting

Often, a present is opened, consumed or played with, enjoyed briefly and then quickly forgotten.  If you hope to give a gift that... Continue

A delicious, thankful Thanksgiving

A delicious, thankful Thanksgiving

On this holiday that is completely centered on the idea of being thankful for the things each of us have in our lives, we’re meant... Continue

Cider: the quintessential autumn sipper

Cider: the quintessential autumn sipper

It might be something about the crunchy rust-colored leaves littering the yard, the nostalgic scent of wood smoke drifting in the... Continue

Williams-Sonoma is cooking up some fun

Williams-Sonoma is cooking up some fun

I stumbled around the new Williams-Sonoma store in a hazy fog of culinary lust, my desire for everything near blinding.  The just... Continue

Hot Box Grill: new owner, same comfy fare

Hot Box Grill: new owner, same comfy fare

I have great respect, love even, for a restaurant that serves a twice-baked potato.  The simple combination of fluffy potato innards... Continue

Sonoma: coffee country

Sonoma: coffee country

Sonoma, of course, is famous for wine and us locals certainly do our best to sip it any and every chance we get.  Thing is, us Sonomans... Continue