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Non-wine in Napa area: olive oil or cheese farms? other picnic places?

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Non-wine in Napa area: olive oil or cheese farms? other picnic places?

jsaimd | Aug 10, 2009 10:51 AM

We are spending a couple of days with parents and my 3 small kids in Napa. we have lunch at Redd and dinner at Ad hoc and will probably do one meal at Oxbow (my son with Celiac disease loves PicaPica). My parents appreciate good food, but don't have a lot of money right now, so that is probably all the restaurants we will do. They just want to let the kids play, so I thought we could take picnics to parks or somewhere nice. We don't drink so wineries, especially if they require us to purchase a bottle to picnic there, are out.

Any cheese farms or olive oil farms worth going to? If Marshall Farm open to the public (saw it suggested in my attempts to search the board)? Other places, parks, picnic areas work having a nice low-key meal?

Any recommendations for good cheap not to greasy takeout (I love taco trucks, but my mom finds them a bit to spicey and greasy). Places that only do sandwiches or pizza/pasta are out, unless they have other items for take out since we have too Celiac's in the group. Aware of Sunshine market, but don't know that we will get up that far.

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