Napa Valley

Ready your wineglass. Get expert tips on where to eat and drink in Napa, from winery recommendations to suggestions for your road-trip itinerary.


Reservations for French Laundry

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?

by MSK 27 days 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 3 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

by rodrijeff54 3 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 1 year 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.

Alton Brown is in town, what would you recommend him to eat?

by marssy 4 years ago

As you may know, Alton Brown is in San Francisco today. He's been asking for recommendations of what and where to eat in San Francisco and Napa. What are your suggestions? https://twitter.com/al...

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

by brownienyc 8 months 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 8 months 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)

by two0crew 9 months 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...

Reservation to Meadowood

by adelabar 11 months ago

I have a reservation for Meadowood Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 5:45 PM for 3--let me know if you want it! We are teachers and our school year was extended so our trip is postponed! If you want it se...

Quick! Good place for lunch in Napa Valley

by kayreed 11 months ago

DH and I will be driving up for a quick trip tomorrow afternoon. What's an unpretentious, good value restaurant where the folks are really cooking? (For instance I remember the Green Valley restaur...

Restaurant in Napa Area

by MRA 12 months ago

We will be attending a wedding in late May in the Napa area and will stay in Calistoga. Please reply if you have a recommendation for a great restaurant for a dinner with college friends the night...

Spring Mountain Winery selection - Help please!

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:...

Russian Valley - Family lunch

by Coconuttie 12 months ago

Hi I’m heading to Iron horse Vineyard in Russian valley this afternoon with my family (5ppl)z We are looking for casual lunch option around that area, something rustic and not too pricey. Any la...

First visit to SF, don't even know where to start!

by Coconuttie 1 year ago

This is my absolutely first visit to SF and the recommendations here are overwhelming! I've never been to the US before but traveled and ate more widely in EU and Asia. Please if somebody be so kin...

Napa/Sonoma Itinerary

by patrickq 1 year ago

Another thread here, but I couldn't find much recent discussion. Good amount of driving but we like that. Any advice on this would be appreciated: Day 1 Arriving at 11:45 at SFO and drivin...

Napa: new wine bar

by tre2012 1 year ago

Email from a couple of friends who love both wine and food. They really enjoyed this place:

Happy Hour @ Archetype | St. Helena

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Archetype in St. Helena offers "Social Hour" on Monday, Thursday and Friday 5pm to 7pm at the bar. As noted here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/happy-hour-cook-tavern-st-helena-1062400?commentId=1...