Health & Diet

Rethinking Ice Cream

It’s difficult to find anyone who doesn’t like ice cream. Between chefs introducing unlikely flavors such as olive oil and sea salt and black...

Hella Firkin

Locally Grown Mad Fritz aims to brew beer with terroir. You may know the story about the fox and the grapes. In a nutshell: fox...

Spice Trade

It’s nice to have your go-to blend of herbs and salt that’s good for potatoes and eggs in the morning, stir-fry in the evening...

Leap of Faith

Jill Cordova-Holt exudes energy. Alighting from table to table with boards of cured meats and locally made cheeses, the effusive owner of Jillie’s Wine...

Taste Riot

I fully expect new folks to show up in North Bay wine country next week and announce their plan to make wine as good...

Tall Order

What’s this about American whiskey not having the same good reputation as Scotch whisky, Irish whiskey or even Canadian whisky? Sad to say, it’s...

Fraternité Fries

The Paris Metro it may not be, but Sonoma–Marin Area Rail Transit has one feature in common with that other transit system: It’ll take...

Red Hot?

There’s more to summer wine than chilled whites and rosés. On those summer evenings when an onshore breeze sneaks in under the still-blazing sun,...

Reflux Redux

Whiskey fans have even more reason to celebrate the arrival of summer on June 21, when Sonoma Distilling Company officially reopens for tours and...

Local Mixers

The conversation around locally sourced food and beverage products is so much about organic microgreens, heritage pigs and that sort of wholesome,...