Off-beat spots to brunch away your Sunday — on Easter and beyond.
Jack and Tony’s Whiskey Bar opens
Santa Rosa bistro is what Applebee’s can only aspire to: Good eating in the neighborhood.
For months now, BiteClubbers have been lauding the breakfast-time merits of Carlos Country Kitchen, the red-checkered diner off College Avenue. Bordered by a gas station, botanica and car-repair shops just past the 101 overpass, the neighborhood isn’t the most charming. There were some health inspection issues that were corrected. But hey, it keeps out the dilettantes and dabblers–though certainly not fans who pack the parking lot to overflow capacity
There’s an undeniable charm to eating in a railway car. Chummy quarters, dim lighting and feeling transported to a slower, more romantic time when travel didn’t include pat-downs and families in sweat pants. Captivated by romantic visions of the past (if not the long-term practicality of having a an entire restaurant, bar and kitchen in a space not much larger than a tour bus) SoCal transplants Ted and Heather Van Doorn...
Best Sonoma County Breakfast spots for eggs, pancakes, crepes, Huevos Rancheros and all your favorite morning grub
Let me first say that Hank’s is never going to be included in the annals of haute cuisine. It’s diner food. Good diner food for the most part. But diner food.
Petaluma’s best bakery, Della Fattoria, is a European-style bistro serving up treats, sandwiches and great food
Dierk’s Parkside Cafe is Santa Rosa’s favorite breakfast and brunch spot