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Reservations for The French Laundry Spring 2019

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 9 months ago

Hi all, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging French Laundry reservations, we have created this post dedicated to that purpose. We have locked the previous French Laundry reservati...

French Laundry wine advice, need update

wearybashful
by wearybashful 2 months ago

The advice about French Laundry wine all seems over 10 years old on Chowhound... I have reservations for 4, and I'm trying to figure out what to do about wine. I have some fancy bottles langu...

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California Ends School Lunch-shaming

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . The new legislation, authored by state Sen. Robert Hertzberg, makes it so schools are no longer allowed to serve cheaper, 'alternative' lunches to students whose parents are unable to pay. ...

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Crinkle-cut fry burger joints in Napa?

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by Mission 3 months ago

Hi, I will be in Frisco and going to Napa Valley. any good crinkle-cut fry burger joints in Napa?

Pre-Dinner Drink in Calistoga or St. Helena

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by TLM 4 months ago

OK chowhounds, I need some advice. I have a group of 10 who are going to be in a meeting all day on Saturday, Oct 5 (like 8 am to 5:30 pm) in St. Helena where we are staying, and then we have dinn...

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Wine/Food advice/refinement for First Napa/Sonoma/Russian River Valley Experience

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by shariberri 2 years ago

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Morning at Ottimo | Yountville - Napa Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

When I complained about the wretched coffee during my previous visit to Napa Valley, https://www.chowhound.com/post/napa-valley-coffee-roasting-company-st-helena-1062509 https://www.chowhound.com...

Spring Mountain Winery selection - Help please!

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by jsrpanda 1 year ago

Hello! I have read about a zillion blogs, forums, reviews, etc and need help narrowing down my list of wineries to visit on Spring mountain. I like big cabs/red blends. Trying to decide between:...

Vegetarian High Dining Restaurant

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by Mastove 8 months ago

My mother's birthday is coming up and she's a vegetarian. Due to her diet she sort of eats the same thing all the time (some variation of salad). How she lives with this diet I don't know. It would...

Reservations for The French Laundry [Old]

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging French Laundry reservations, we have created this post dedicated to that purpose. We're closing and redirecting to this thread curren...

Market that sells Snake River Farms/Double R Ranch in Napa or Sonoma?

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by MSK 10 months ago

Where can I find Snake River Farms/Double R Ranch in Napa or Sonoma? I first had it at Maui Prime Foods in Lahaina and now I'm hooked! I believe Woodlands In Marin has some of their products. A...

Champagne sabering @ The French Laundry

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Hurts to watch the video of this inept, dangerous and wasteful attempt to saber a bottle of Champagne at the French Laundry in Yountville.

Child Friendly Tasting Rooms in Napa/Sonoma

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by rodrijeff54 12 months ago

We have family coming in from the East Coast for Christmas. We would like to show them some of the wine country. We will also have a couple of babies. Are there such places?

The Charter Oak | St. Helena - Napa Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The Charter Oak opened in June in the space that housed Tra Vigne for years. It's the more casual operation from Chef Christopher Kostow. I had a chance to try it in September.

Feedback on Napa Valley Itin. (Kenzo, Acacia House, Press?)

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by brownienyc 1 year ago

Hi there, (TL;DR: looking for feedback on Kenzo, Acacia House, Press. Already have reservations at SolBar & FL (!), and am working on Single Thread and Restaurant at Meadowood Bar.) Was hopin...

Happy Hour @ Press | St. Helena - Napa Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Late report . . . at the time Press offered happy hour on selected days. There was nothing on the website then, and I kind of doubted my local resident friend, but indeed it was available to us in ...

Napa Meals and Wine Tastings (Late August)

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by two0crew 1 year ago

Hey everyone, I'll be in Napa this upcoming August from Saturday lunch (8/25) through Monday AM (8/27) and wanted to reach out for meal and wine tasting ideas. I'm targeting a few higher-end ex...