Santa Rosa

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City Garden Doughnuts & Coffee | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Early in the year, I took note of the new black and white signage for City Garden as construction was in progress. It finally opened on June 2, National Donut Day.

Santa Rosa: Changes for Willie Bird Restaurant

by tre2012 16 days ago

Joe Castro, who bought the iconic Willie Bird Turkey in 2020 when owner Willie Benedetti died, is moving the restaurant – not the retail store – to a new location. The restaurant-bar will shift to ...

Freebies at Bianchini's in Santa Rosa for the Vaccinated

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 27 days ago

"Have you been Covid-19 vaccinated?? If so, come to Bianchini's Sandwich and Salad Market in Santa Rosa, show us your card and enjoy a FREE half sandwich or a 4 Topping Salad on us!!! 3573 In...

Sonoma County Restaurant Week, Feb 19-28, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Sonoma County Restaurant Week kicks off today, February 19 and continues for ten days. This year is a bit different in that participating restaurants were not required to offer discounts, given the...

Anna's Seafood online ordering & delivery (<50 miles from Petaluma)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Last Saturday I was happy to shop again at the Healdsburg farmers market and waited more than 20 minutes for my turn at Anna's Seafood booth. I picked up some pristine ling cod fillets and a hunk o...

Tamales Maná | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last month I had a chance to try Tamales Maná at its main location on Petaluma Hill Road. While it has its own street cart vending on the sidewalk in front, I went inside. The kitchen is open to vi...

12/3 Dining IN for Life, Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

"Thursday, December 3, 2020 This year we are going virtual and Dining IN For Life on Thursday, December 3rd! To participate, simply order takeout from the list of spectacular local restaurants b...

Pliny the Younger in bottles for 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Russian River Brewing Company announced that the brewpub release of Pliny the Younger is cancelled in February 2021. However, PTY will be bottled for the first time and available for sale online.

Reggae Rasta Styles | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

For today's The Great American Takeout fundraiser for the Black Lives Matter global network and to support black-owned restaurants, I drove to Santa Rosa to pick up the lunch at the Reggae Rasta St...

Chloe's French Cafe in Santa Rosa

by Stephanie Sugars 13 years ago

Read about it in the Press Democrat's Bite Club http://biteclub.pressdemocrat.com/default.asp?item=729062&mode= Anyone been there? Open 7:30am to 5pm weekdays. Closed on weekends. ----- C...

May 5 Webinar: Behind the Wines with Elaine Chukan Brown | Ep. 5 – Hardy Wallace, Owner and Winemaker, Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Catch up with Hardy Wallace, owner and winemaker at Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery and Steve Edmunds, winemaker and owner of Edmunds St. John. Sponsored by the Wine Institute https://discovercali...

Red Brassica rapa v. chinensis

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

At Saturday morning's Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market, I picked up a bunch of this purple-red leafed, green-stemmed Chinese brassica grown by Sebastopol's Singing Frog Farm. When I ask...

Jackson's Bar & Oven re-opening April 30, Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Jackson's Bar & Oven in Santa Rosa's Railroad Square has announced that it will relight the wood ovens to re-open for carry-out on Thursday April 30. Jackson's Bar & Oven 135 Fourth Street | Sa...

Third Street Aleworks Grocery Boxes, Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Third Street Aleworks in downtown Santa Rosa "has partnered with local vendors, Andy's Produce, Franco American Bakery, and Golden Gate Meat Company to offer curbside pick-up and take-out grocery...

El Coqui-Santa Rosa Puerto Rican

by snarkygirl 12 years ago

Hello Hounds! Just a brief note, which I hope to add to later when I have more time. Four of us had dinner at the newly opened El Coqui at 400 Mendocino (NE corner of 5th) last night. I had s...

Bistro 29, Santa Rosa

by tom246 10 years ago

Four of us had a very nice meal in the space formerly occupied by Café Lolo. We had the corner table which was nice and comfortable. Service was stellar all evening, very friendly and helpful with ...

Big Chicken!

by seefoo 1 year ago

A great double IPA. Nice to live in Santa Rosa, with respect to beer.

Where can I find French butter in the north bay?

by Soonyana 1 year ago

Would like to know specifically about where in Berkeley or Santa Rosa/Healdsburg? I know about the wonderful French store in San Rafael.......and the butter by BiValve at the farmers market is gr...

Blackout-themed beers calling out PG&E power outages

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Cultural commentary in beer names is not a new thing, so it’s no surprise Barrel Brothers Brewing Co. is hopping on the anti-PG&E bandwagon. The Windsor, CA-based spot is the third Sonoma County b...

Willie Bird Turkeys, Santa Rosa

by Melanie Wong 15 years ago

On Monday morning I pulled into the lot at Willie Bird soon after opening (8:30am). A refrigerated trailer for storing the extra inventory for this peak was unloading pallets stacked with fresh bi...