In advance, thank you for reading yet another (tedious?) itinerary. Really, the graciousness of all you San. Fran Bay Area CH folks is impressive. I'll just mention I've done my homework on CH (and consulted maps) and realize our Sonoma and Napa plans involve a lot of back and forth driving, but this is mainly related to revolving plans around the wedding (Relais du Soleil) we're attending on Sat. 8/27. In particular, I'm wondering if the drive to SF on Sun. morning from Yountville via Farmer's Market in Sebastopol, clearly adding a lot of time in the car, is worth it. We really hoped to to experience Mateo Granados and that's the only location we found that fits our schedule. His new venture in Healdsburg hasn't opened yet. :(
Critiques, suggestions, replacements and a reality check would be greatly appreciated. As far as restaurant suggestions, we're looking in moderate and up range, but not TFL or Cyrus range. You'll get a sense of our food preferences from list below. BTW, this is our first trip to CA!!! Thanks, again.
12:00 Arrive SFO
Depart car rental place for Healdsburg
NEED Lunch on the way to Healdsburg
Check in to hotel and stroll around Healdsburg
8:30 ish Breakfast at Bovolo and then drive to Glen Ellen
11:15 Tour at Benziger
NEED lunch on way to Yountville from Glen Ellen
3:30 Check in to hotel in Yountville
5:00 Rehearsal "dinner" (we don't plan to eat much) in Glen Ellen (Relais du Soleil)
9:30 Bar menu at Redd (walking distance to our hotel) or Terra
8:30 ish Breakfast at Bouchon Bakery
10:00 Tour at Round Pond
1:00 Lunch at Addendum
4:00 Wedding at Relaid du Soleil
leave Yountville for San Fran. (staying on Nob Hill)
Grab coffee (Bouchon Bakery again???) on way to Sebastopol Farmer's Market
brunch: Mateos Granados
Drive to San Francisco via coastal route???
8:00 La Ciccia
NEED Breakfast (between Nob Hill and Pier 39)
10:30 Alcatraz tour
1:30 Lunch at Kokkari
3:00 Presidio walk ??? Mission area walk?? Clement St.
Dinner Delfina Pizzeria (a must for my husband)
10:00 After dinner cocktail at Bourbon and Branch (walk back to Hotel in Nob HIll)
8:30 ish NEED Breakfast
10:00 Lunch at Ferry Market maybe Il cane Rosso?
2:30 SFMOMA - expresso at Blue Bottle
Dinner? NEED suggestions: Perbacco (too much Italian after La Ciccia and Delfina?)
La Folie, Canteen? I've run out of steam with this last meal!
Wed. very early flight to NY
291 30th Street, San Francisco, CA 94131
230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111
6528 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599
2316 Polk St., San Francisco, CA 94109
3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
106 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA 95448
231 Center St, Healdsburg, CA 95448
399 Business Park Dr, Windsor, CA
Blue Bottle Cafe
66 Mint St, San Francisco, CA 94103
, San Francisco, CA 94102
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