Haku Sushi Santa Rosa Opens

Irasshaimaseto Santa Rosa’s newest sushi spot, Haku Sushi. After a quick rehab of the former Sapporo Restaurant, new owners have put a fresh spin on traditional Japanese cuisine. Staples like vegetable tempura, agedashi and California rolls get special touches (minimalist service ware, a bit of fluttering bonito, creamy “crab” salad), but its the rolls that’ll put a smile on your face. Maybe more of a giggle....

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Dierk’s Midtown Cafe to open
Feb28

Dierk’s Midtown Cafe to open

Hold onto your shortstack. The wildly popular breakfast, brunch and lunchery, Dierk’s Parkside Cafe in Santa Rosa, will be opening a second location in April. Owner Mark Dierkhising tells BiteClub he’ll be opening Dierk’s Midtown Cafe at the former Midtown Cafe (1422 Fourth Street) this spring. The vibe and the menu will feel familiar to regulars of Dierkhising’s Santa Rosa Avenue location with breakfast, lunch...

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Belly Left Coast Kitchen and Tap Room in Santa Rosa
Jan15

Belly Left Coast Kitchen and Tap Room in Santa Rosa

A rock star chef is heading up Belly Left Coast Kitchen and Tap Room in downtown Santa Rosa. But not that rock star chef. Slated for a spring 2013, owner Chef Gray Rollin, who’s been Tour Chef for the likes of Motley Crue, KISS, the Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry and most recently Linkin Park, is rehabbing the former Checkers restaurant (523 Fourth Street) to showcase a hearty menu of locally-inspired comfort foods from throughout...

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Three Squares Cafe Santa Rosa
Sep27

Three Squares Cafe Santa Rosa

On the first morning of breakfast service for Three Squares Cafe, the newly reborn Syrah in Railroad Square, chef-owner Josh Silvers wandered from table to table greeting, well, other chefs. Like much of the local dining community, the anticipation among other restaurateurs was palpable: What would become of the iconic space? It turns out to be exactly what many of us hoped it would be–a return to the comfortable, warm, homey...

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Spinster Sisters | Santa Rosa
Aug08

Spinster Sisters | Santa Rosa

[sh-slideshow-post id="25042"] The Thai Style Crunchy Peanuts and Cashews weren’t very crunchy. That’s the extent of the criticism I can come up with for the recently-opened Spinster Sisters restaurant in Santa Rosa. Uncrunchy nuts. Spinster Sisters, in the SOFA (South of A) District opened in mid-August with former Santi Chef Liza Hinman in the kitchen and wine master Giovanni Cerrone heading the wine program. Behind the...

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