Other Notable Restaurants – Sonoma, Napa Valley, San Francisco

Mariott San Francisco

OTHER GOOD RESTAURANTS and Why… Willi’s Wine Bar, Santa Rosa Foie Gras “Poppers”, Rhubarb-Ginger Chutney & Vanilla Bean Glaze 15 http://www.starkrestaurants.com/willis_winebar.html Level III Bar, JW Marriott, San Francisco Atmosphere for a Drink http://www.levelthreesf.com/ La Salette, Sonoma Portugese, delicious http://www.lasalette-restaurant.com/ Zin, Healdsburg FRESH burgers, better than any of the hot spots in … Continue reading

Aziza – San Francisco, CA


Aziza is a Michelin Star restaurant who’s concept was created by Moroccan born chef Mourad Lahlou.  He learned to make his native dishes with local California cuisine and the result is genius. We loved the menu presentation at Aziza. Every dish simply lists the key ingredient. This formula even works … Continue reading

Bottega – Napa, CA

Bottega Napa

I would highly recommend Michael Chiarello’s new restaurant in Napa. The atmosphere is all about ‘having fun’, I think a gimmick they are pushing to compete with French Laundry and Bouchon across the street. It worked for us! We felt the food was delicious and reasonably priced. We had apps, … Continue reading