.Katrina Fried

Jun 29, 2011

Rock the Block

06.29.11 Opened in March under the ownership of rock icon Sammy Hagar and celebrity chef Tyler Florence, the long-awaited El Paseo House of...
Jun 15, 2011

The Glean Team

06.15.11 It all started seven years ago with 200 slightly imperfect zucchinis.Helge Hellberg had just taken up his position as the executive director...
Jun 15, 2011

Open Sesame

06.15.11The Kitchen Door, the new eatery in Napa's Oxbow Market helmed by chef Todd Humphries and restaurateur Richard Miyashiro, is primed, prepped and ready...
Jun 1, 2011

Chaating It Up

06.01.11 Lotus Chaat and Spices, a new casual Indian eatery and market on a nondescript stretch of Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael,...
Apr 13, 2011

Bistro, Part Deux

04.13.11 Walking into the reopened L'Appart Resto in San Anselmo on a recent weeknight, I was greeted by the sound of Serge Gainsbourg's raspy...
Mar 16, 2011

Field Days

03.16.11There's a whole new meaning to the slow-food mantra "farm to table" when the table itself is actually in the middle of the farm....
Mar 2, 2011

Pigging Out

03.02.11Five pigs, five chefs, five wineries. That's the pork-a-licious formula for Brady Lowe's traveling culinary competition, Cochon 555, which returns to Napa on March...