Monthly Archives: April 2011

Eating in Napa: The Bounty Hunter

When Laura and I trip plan, we start with where we want to eat.  And while planning our trip to Napa, Laura found this barbecue restaurant that had received some great online reviews.  Normally I wouldn’t go to someplace like … Continue reading

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Trip to San Francisco and Napa: Day 4

This morning we had to wake up a little on the early side so we could make it to Yountville for our vineyard bike tour.  Along the way we stopped at the whole foods to get some breakfast.  However, we … Continue reading

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Eating in Napa: Redd

Along the main road in Yountville, just north of Napa on highway 29 there are a dozen fantastic restaurants.  Each one is within walking distance of the other giving the feel of a cutesy epicurean strip mall.  There you fill … Continue reading

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Eating in Napa: C-Casa

The Oxbow Market in the city of Napa is a very cool building that houses an eclectic group of eateries and shops.  There is a small produce grocery, a coffee shop, deli, and several counter service restaurants.  When I say … Continue reading

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Eating in Berkeley: Venus

As I mentioned in my last post about our third day in California, we drove through Berkeley en-route to Napa.  Well, I’ll have you know, there aint shit to really see in Berkeley.  But there is a really good place … Continue reading

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Trip to San Francisco and Napa Valley (Day 3)

On the third day we left the city and headed an hour and a half north to Napa.  Along the way we stopped in the super hippy town of Berkeley for some breakfast.  I think Berkeley has the highest concentration … Continue reading

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Grilled Peaches with Blueberry Compote and Vanilla Ice Cream

With Spring coming in and Summer just around the corner it’s about time you start learning how to cook dessert to fit the season.  While a chocolate cheesecake is good in my book any time of year, part of becoming … Continue reading

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