Traveling through Healdsburg? Ask Chowhounds where to eat to soak up all that wine from the tasting rooms, plus get suggestions on which wineries you should visit.


Cocina Mexicana, Healdsburg, Sept 27, 6:30pm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Come enjoy “Cocina Mexicana,” an elegant three course feast of Mexican regional dishes paired with fine Sonoma County wines, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Parrish Hall, 209 Matheson St, Healdsburg...

Fogliani Pizzelles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

So thin and delicate, Fogliani Pizzelles accompanied a taste of Straus organic ice cream and stole the show. The vanilla and anise seed flavor ones are made with butter, becoming extra crisp. Made ...

Healdsburg Rehearsal Dinner?

by MSK 1 year ago

Looking for recommendations for locations to host the Rehearsal dinner for our sons wedding in Sept. I would be great to find a private room rather than have to burden of renting out an entire rest...

Healdsburg Shed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Healdsburg Shed, a modern grange, opened its doors last Tuesday. I did a quick walk through on Friday afternoon. The airy, light-filled retail and food prep space features seating inside and out ...

Chef Perry Hoffman Leaving Healdsburg Shed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My heart sank when I read the news last week that Chef Perry Hoffman would be leaving the Healdsburg Shed at month's end. https://www.sonomamag.com/biteclub/major-healdsburg-chef-leaving-shed-head...

Special dinner in Healdsburg area?

by giantsfan1010 1 year ago

Hi Melanie, I'll be visiting Healdsburg with my wife for her 30th Bday in early November and was looking for a nice dinner one night to celebrate. It doesn't have to be in Healdsburg, just within...

Bar Bites @ Duke's Common | Healdsburg - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Duke's Common opened in February, taking over the space formerly occupied by Scopa. It's a collaboration between Chef Shane McAnelly of The Brass Rabbit (and Chalkboard) and the Team of Duke’s Spir...

Single Thread - Healdsburg

by Sanjay77 1 year ago

Don't understand the hype, etc for this place. Opening course was beautifully displayed, but as far as the quality of the food, nothing at all spectacular. I would not repeat, average at best, yes ...

Singlethread - 4 seats available for Sat Jun 30 9PM

by rupclose 1 year ago

Hi - I have 4 seats available for Sat Jun 30 9PM. We made the reservation but will not be able to make it now. If you are interested, let me know and I can transfer the tickets through Tock and...

Healdsburg's Cafe Lucia has closed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The first thing I read this morning in my FB feed was the announcement below from Cafe Lucia of its closing. On my way home today, I stopped at the restaurant to see if any other info might be a...

Mix Garden | Healdsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Not having any gardening ambitions, I've driven past Mix Garden store on the north end of Healdsburg hundreds of times and never stopped in. The plant nursery is busy this time of year selling vege...

Desserts at Chalkboard | Healdsburg - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

A recent dinner at Chalkboard in Healdsburg was saved by the desserts. The end of our meal was so strikingly better than the many savory dishes we tried, I asked if the kitchen had a designated pas...

Leo Steen Wines | Healdsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last month I met up with some friends at Leo Steen's tasting room in Healdsburg. This was my first exposure to this producer. I liked the white wine program more than the reds, but all were interes...

2 days in Sonoma - please help narrow down wineries!

by coccofoo 2 years ago

My two girlfriends and I will be visiting Sonoma (staying in Sonoma Valley Best Western) for 2 full days next month. We are somewhat wine novices, but would like some help in narrowing down our po...

Huevos Rancheros a Mateo Granados (Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Santa Rosa)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 years ago

Last September I reported on Mateo Granados' stunningly delicious Yucatan tamales. (report and photo - http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/39507 ) Now nearly a year later, the ex-Dry Creek Kitch...

Journeyman Meat Company | Healdsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Journeyman Meat Company opened on August 2, offering a wine bar, locally sourced butcher shop with estate-raised beef, wood-fired pizzas, house-cured salumi and sandwiches.

Excellent tasting room/wineries in Healdsburg

by kickerconspiracy 2 years ago

We will be on the Sonoma side for a day, 9/9/17. We are tasting at Kistler and (fingers crossed) Williams Seylem in the early afternoon, followed by lunch. We are going to be in Healdsburg for dinn...

Barndiva or Valette?

by goldcoastchow 2 years ago

Hi! We are choosing between Barndiva and Valette for our upcoming trip to Healdsburg. If you could only do one, which would it be?

Duke's Spirited Cocktails | Healdsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Duke's Spirited Cocktails opened this summer on the plaza by alums from Spoonbar. Many of the botanicals used as flavorings and garnishes are home-grown for a hyperlocal approach to craft cocktails...

Free/Discounted Wine tastings in Healdsburg

by pgwiz1 4 years ago

I am helping organize a bachelorette weekend with 8 girls to Sonoma. Does anyone know if there is a way to get free or discounted tastings in and around Sonoma? Most tastings are $10, but when you ...