Catelli’s Restaurant Geyserville
Jun08

Catelli’s Restaurant Geyserville

Nudging open the age-worn door of Catelli’s, an old timer steps inside, blinks a few times surveying the restaurant, then smiles at his wife. “I used to eat here all the time,” he beams, gently guiding her inside toward the familiar dining room. “You know, before it went all foo-foo.” Welcome back to Catelli’s. First opened in 1936 by Santi and Virginia Catelli as a simple Italian-American...

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A tavola: Rustic at Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Uncle Enrico pulls his chair up to to the table, smiles that charming half-grin of his and starts singing about the old days in Rome like Sinatra. While the kids all roll their eyes and mom grins knowingly, you can’t help but notice Cousin Giorgio in the background chewing that toothpick like he always does and filling everyone’s glasses with wine. Too bad he’s your cousin. And maybe it’s time to talk with...

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Rustic at Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Aug02

Rustic at Francis Ford Coppola Winery

The creative essence of Francis Ford Coppola swirls around his palatial Geyserville winery like a thick fog. Seeping into every detail, from menu to merchandising, there’s no question the Godfather director is a hands-on kind of guy, with his strong personal likes and dislikes informing into every detail of the massive remodel of the former Chateau Souverain. That, of course, extends to his the winery’s new restaurant,...

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Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria | Geyserville
Jul04

Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria | Geyserville

Two words: Lardo pizza. Or pig-fat pizza. Fresh slices of house-cured lardo on top of a wood-fired pizza. Toss on a few tomatoes and you’ll never look at another piece of mushroom and pepperoni quite the same way again. And it’s just one of the devilish pizzas at Dino Bugica’s pizzeria, Diavola. Diavola Pizzeria and Salumeria a bit of destiny for the former Santi chef who’s made his name as a top salumist in...

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