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ST. HELENA, Calif.
Fire pits adjacent to grape vines at a vineyard? It must be time for Heritage Fire by Cochon 555.

This annual food event brings together 50 chefs cooking more than 3,500 pounds of whole animals, from pigs to ducks to cows, to create tasting dishes served with wine in […]

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YOUNTVILLE, Calif.
The story: Bistro Jeanty is an often-recommended restaurant in Napa Valley, having been around since 1997 and the reputation of Chef-Owner Philippe Jeanty, who was born in Champagne, France, and came to California in the late 1970s to cook in fine-dining restaurant Chandon. Over the years, other restaurants sprouted around Bistro Jeanty, […]

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ST. HELENA, Calif.
The story: Opened in 2005 by Napa Valley restauranteur Leslie Rudd, Press Restaurant in St. Helena has garnered a lot of attention in recent years, and this year has snatched Chef Trevor Kunk (formerly chef de cuisine of famed Blue Hill Restaurant in New York) as its new executive chef, bringing […]

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Review of Redd Wood in Napa Valley

On February 26, 2014 By

YOUNTVILLE, Calif.
Wine country has a bounty of first-rate restaurants for dining. But when I was looking for a lunch option during my recent Presidents’ Day weekend in Napa Valley, I found some of the buzzworthy places were only opened for dinner.

Still, you can count on something spectacular in Yountville – which in […]

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ST. HELENA, Calif.
Napa Valley draws thousands of visitors every year, and wineries have to think of different ways to attract wine lovers to stop in, taste some wine, and maybe buy a bottle or case, or two.

One of the newest spectacles off the historic Highway 29 cutting through the heart of the […]

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ST. HELENA, Calif.
Anything tastes great on a beautiful day in wine country, with the sun shining brightly and providing warmth for Bay Area residents all-too-used to the San Francisco fog.

But when the food matches the beauty of the environment, then it’s pure magic in Napa Valley. You can expect such a dining […]

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ST. HELENA, Calif.
I’ve never dined at a three Michelin-star restaurant, which is the highest honor bestowed by the annual Michelin Guide to dining from France. So I figured there’s no better time than now.

Everyone knows The French Laundry in Napa Valley, which is why it’s still one of the hardest […]

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NAPA, Calif.
California cuisine in this decade is all about fresh, seasonal ingredients with detailed nods to your local purveyors. In the heart of wine country, this message is clearly showcased in Oenotri, which opened in spring 2010.

Located in downtown Napa (same city as the other locavore-centric restaurant, Ubuntu), Oenotri is a modern […]

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