Santa Rosa

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Simply Vietnam Express | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

Last fall I dropped by for a late lunch. I'd been a fan of the original Simply Vietnam that's now closed but had not tried the fast-casual offspring. Miraculously its building was untouched by the ...

Fogliani Pizzelles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days 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 ...

St Michael's Celtic Festival, June 22, Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The annual St. Michael's Celtic Festival in Santa Rosa has been postponed until Saturday June 22, 12 to 8pm. My photos from last year's: https://www.chowhound.com/post/st-michaels-celtic-festi...

Sweet T's in Santa Rosa?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 6 years ago

Has anyone tried Sweet T's in Santa Rosa? I might be headed there next weekend, and was looking for some Chowhound reviews and came up short. Hoping for some good fried chicken...

Apple Crumb Pie @ Criminal Baking Co.[now Undercover Baking Agency] in Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

With recent talk of apple pie, here’s a suggestion for apple crumb pie. Criminal Baking Company in Santa Rosa’s SoFA District makes a lovely butter-y one served up with a cup of creamy custard ...

Feb 23, Year of the Boar CNY celebration, Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Feb 23, 2019, 5pm Year of the Boar Chinese New Year Celebration Redwood Empire Chinese Association $25 adult $10 children (3 to 10 years old) Veterans Memorial Bldg, Santa Rosa

Acre Coffee (downtown Santa Rosa)

by Malcolm Ruthven 6 months ago

Early yesterday morning in Santa Rosa, with my normal stop at Criminal Bakery not possible because they're in the middle of a move, I chanced upon Acre downtown on 4th Street and stopped in. Acre C...

Franchettis' Wood Fire Kitchen | Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Some may recognize Chef/owner John Franchetti's name as the co-founder of Rosso Pizzeria in Santa Rosa and Petaluma. That partnership broke up a couple years ago. Franchetti claimed this catering/e...

Santa Rosa - Sonoma Crust

by seefoo 8 months ago

I hesitate to post this up here. but Sonoma Crust is a tiny tiny place that puts out a GREAT chicken and waffles. i don't even really like chicken with waffles. Service is slow. super slow, ...

WoW (Worth our Weight) in Santa Rosa to close

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Sad to read about another casualty of the changes in Santa Rosa after last year's wildfires. "Worth Our Weight, the visionary, nonprofit Santa Rosa café and catering enterprise that prepares at-...

Honoring the Whole Animal, Santa Rosa, Oct 13

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 Santa Rosa Community Farmers’ Market 1351 Maple Avenue 1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 9 am – 1 pm Admission is FREE At our upcoming event “Honoring t...

Paella Festival & Cookoff, Sun Oct 7, Santa Rosa (Sonoma VITA)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

WHAT: Gerard’s Paella Festival and Cook-Off (as part of Sonoma Vita) DATE and TIME: Sunday, October 7th, 2018 | 11am – 3pm (Paella will be served at noon) PASSES: Tasting Pass: $20 per person...

Santa Rosa Sesquicentennial Celebration, Saturday 9/8, 3-10pm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

"The City of Santa Rosa was incorporated in 1868, 150 years ago and now is our time to celebrate and reflect. Please join us on this historic occasion. Historical organizations, local businesses an...

Marionberries @ Hector's Honey | Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Last week I scored some organic Marionberries from Hector's Honey at the Santa Rosa original farmers market. Hector's Honey is based in Fulton and sells at a number of farmers markets in Sonoma Cou...

City Garden Doughnuts & Coffee | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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.

Closing Soon: Sprenger's Tap Room in Downtown Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

During the wildfires, owner Kevin Sprenger and short order cook, Damon, prepared and donated 2,100 meals to first responders. I celebrate everyone who stepped up for the relief effort, but especial...

St Michael's Celtic Festival, today till 7pm, Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Took a wrong turn then noticed the festival sign here. Open till 7pm under the redwoods. Pasty is very good. Love the o'hot and o'not signs at the taco booth. Live music, Eritrean food, potstickers...

Haagen-Dazs, May 8, Free Cone Day

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Free mini-cones at participating locations on Tuesday, May 8, 4pm to 8pm. ". . . How You Can Help Support the buzz by visiting a Häagen-Dazs shop for Free Cone Day D...

Min-Hee's Seoul Kitchen | Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A few Saturdays ago, I shopped the Santa Rosa original farmers market at the Burbank Center and noticed Min-Hee's Seoul Kitchen. This is run by the same sweet Korean lady who has the organic farm, ...

Perfect Chicken Waffle? Santa Rosa

by Cynsa 1 year ago

Sonoma Crust bakery has the perfect chicken waffle sandwich by owner/baker Anne Sanusi 1040 N. Dutton Santa Rosa, CA Wednesday - Friday 11am to 7pm