A creation of acclaimed chef Mark Stark, Willi’s occupies a charming roadhouse on the rural edge of Santa Rosa, artfully capturing the casual, free-style nature of fine dining in Sonoma Wine Country. Under “Surf, ” for example, a diner will find curried crab tacos with apple, cucumber, and mint, while under “Turf, ” it’s Jones Farm rabbit rillettes with spiced grape chutney.
Flights are an excellent way to sample several wines, and compare how a Pinot Noir can taste differently depending on whether it was grown along the Russian River or in Alexander Valley.
4404 Old Redwood Highway, Santa Rosa, 707-526-3096
Located on Old Courthouse Square, this Cal-American bar and eatery is a see-and-be-seen destination for business folks, politicians, neighborhood regulars, and the occasional very lucky tourist who happens to discover a local (secret) treasure.
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