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Martin Yan opening a restaurant in Santa Rosa?

Rumors that TV Chef Martin Yan may be opening a restaurant in Santa Rosa

Oh snap! La Toque sued for serving foie gras

Napa restaurant sued for selling foie gras

Cape Fear Cafe’s Jim Harkey dies

Local restaurant owner remembered

Chop Shop at Community Market in Sebastopol

The Barlow’s Community Market will feature Victorian Farmstead’s Chop Shop meats

Lay’s Chicken and Waffle Potato Chips?

The weirdest flavored chips ever? Not by a mile.

Dierk’s Midtown Cafe to open

All day brunch is on the menu

Guy’s Big Fakeout Site

Here’s what happens when a programmer buys the URL for your restaurant

Spork Restaurant opening in Cloverdale

New Cloverdale pop-up restaurant, Spork, opens in Cloverdale

Fresh By Lisa Hemenway closing

Lisa Hemenway’s Skyhawk Market shutters

Pasta King Art Ibleto opening Art’s Place in Rohnert Park

Pasta King Art Ibleto has taken over the former Seasons Sports Bar in Rohnert Park with plans to open a family-style trattoria in late February.

Fancy Food Show 2013: The Trend Report

The Winter Fancy Food Show 2013 in San Francisco was ripe for spotting upcoming food trends like smoked chocolate, shoots and microgreens and foraged foods

Good Food Awards 2013 Winners

Good Food Awards: 2013 winners were selected from among more than 1300 producers of pickles, jams, beer, coffee, cheese, chocolate and charcuterie.

Chalkboard Bistro to replace Cyrus in Healdsburg

Investor Bill Foley will open Chalk Board Bistro, a casual dining restaurant, in the Les Mars Hotel in Healdsburg to replace Michelin-starred Cyrus.

Belly Left Coast Kitchen and Tap Room in Santa Rosa

Two chefs take on the former Checkers space in Santa Rosa with Belly Left Coast Kitchen and Tap Room

Healdsburg Shed construction report

As construction on Shed in Healdsburg is finalized, co-owners Cindy Daniels and Doug Lipton talk about their vision for the “modern grange” that will include produce, a cafe, fermentation bar, event space and Sonoma-only products

Chipotle Mexican Grill confirmed for Coddingtown

Fast-casual restaurant Chipotle Mexican Grill slated for Coddingtown in 2013. With an eye towards better nutrition and sustainability, will it gain support?

Barlow Center Sebastopol ramps up for April 2013 opening

Sebastopol’s Barlow Center, a marketplace for food, wine, beer and other local products now plans an April 2013 opening

Fresh Choice becomes California Fresh, more closures

Fresh Choice reopens in Rohnert Park, Sweet River Grill closes along with California Thai, Sapporo

Cottage Food Law Passes, Sonoma County Health Services Ready for Business

Cottage Food Industry given the green light in Sonoma County after law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2013.

China Room Closes

Longtime Chinese restaurant in Santa Rosa mysteriously shutters

Latitude, Doc Hollidays become Flipside restaurants

Restaurateur Nino Rabbaa expands his restaurant group with anticipated brewpub and steakhouse in 2013.

Paddington Tea coming to Santa Rosa

Crumpets and singing waitresses?

Seaside Metal coming to Guerneville

Another restaurant, this time from SF’s Bar Crudo, to open

Fresh Choice Closes in Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park

Casual salad buffet shutters two North Bay locations quickly, quietly