Eight Cuisine and Wine, Sebastopol
Oct04

Eight Cuisine and Wine, Sebastopol

Get out your chopsticks because not one, not two, but three new Asian eateries have opened in the last month.  In Sebastopol, Eight Cuisine and Wine (7501 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol, 823-8189), it’s a geographically-inspired menu spanning the eight culinary regions of China — from spicy Szechuan and Hunan styles to Cantonese dim sum and lesser-known Northern Chinese culinary traditions. [sh-slideshow-post id="25628"]...

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Thai Time | Santa Rosa
May13

Thai Time | Santa Rosa

We are a county in love with Thai food. There now four in the heart of downtown, more than 20 within Santa Rosa city limits, and another 15 or so (by my quick count) in surrounding ‘burbs. That’s a lot of green curry and Pad Thai. Despite the already crowded market, Thai Time in downtown Santa Rosa recently opened its doors to a peanut-sauce craving public. Located in the former Golden Dragon location, the space has been...

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Top Thai Eats in Sonoma County
Oct01

Top Thai Eats in Sonoma County

Someone has to say it: Pad thai has become as exotic as American cheese. And even that’s a stretch. The culinary rebound to our national breakup with Chinese food, we rushed into a love affair with Thai cuisine in the early 1990s. In those heady days, it seemed so fresh and exotic after years of MSG migraines. There were recognizable vegetables, perfumed rices, steaming curries. But the bloom’s off the lemongrass. Now the...

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Tomi Thai | Windsor
Sep02

Tomi Thai | Windsor

The owners of Santa Rosa’s Bangkok Villa opened Tomi Thai Restaurant in Windsor (26 Emily Rose Circle, Windsor, 707.836.1422, the former Odyssey) with a menu that may be familiar to locals. Pulling from their original location, fans will recognize many of the restaurant’s signature dishes — pumpkin curry ($10.95), Crying Tiger (charbroiled ribeye with spicy garlic sauce, $13.95), Honey Duck ($13.95) and Dancing...

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Sea Thai Bistro | Santa Rosa
Feb09

Sea Thai Bistro | Santa Rosa

Sea Thai Bistro  from the original Petaluma restaurant, has reinvented the menu in Santa Rosa with a strong focus on seafood–though many of the original restaurant’s favorites remain. New to the menu: panko crusted crispy tofu, shrimp ceviche, filet mignon noodle soup, crispy Ahi tuna, salmon curry and a grilled halibut steak with spicy Asian pesto sauce. Golden cashew crispy chicken bursts with jewel-like peppers, baby...

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