Last night I went to the Friday night wine shindig at Semler wine in Kanan. Sat on the grass and had a glass of harmless Rose. Summer Friday nights at this place are magical (especially if you sneak in your own good wine).
Afterward, we flew down to PCH and had dinner at the Sage Room on the corner of Kanan and PCH. I brought a bottle of Bella Luna 06 Barbera that was outstanding, but better yet was the food! This little place is amazing. You can get appetizer sized pastas; we had a heavenly gnocchi in vodka cream sauce and papparedelle wtih wild mushrooms and truffle oil that was incredible. The green pea soup is light and delicious. Their specials menu included everything from a lamb bourginone (sp?) to trout. We opted for a tried and true pollo marsala, which came with a lump of deliciously spiked creamed yams. The place is tiny and local. Really fantastic.