Stories from Jeff Cox
Cox: Chef hitting his stride at Applewood
Chef Jamil Peden is serving up some spectacular things in Guerneville
Cox: Great oysters, gorgeous setting at The Marshall Store
If you can find room at a plank, the drop-dead gorgeous view across the cold waters of Tomales Bay pairs nicely with a plate of oysters.
Cox: Plenty of Mexican favorites at La Rosa Tequileria
The Santa Rosa restaurant offers a large selection of delicious Mexican food, as well as lots of tequila.
Cox: Generous portions at Petaluma's Chinatown
With its plentiful plates of of Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine, no one leaves hungry from this Chinese food restaurant.
Cox: Cajun cuisine at Evangeline
Evangeline in Calistoga takes on a Creole and Cajun theme, with a big helping of New Orleans.
Cox: Eat, drink like a rock star at Belly
A chef who's cooked for some of music's biggest names is creating all kinds of deliciousness at his Santa Rosa spot.
Cox: Food is art at Valette
The Healdsburg restaurant layers each ingredient of their colorful dishes like a painting, creating a feast for the eyes.
Cox: Every town needs a Hot Spot
This Cotati hole-in-the-wall offers it all, even a phone charging station.
Cox: Terrapin Creek still the star in Bodega Bay
The hospitable restaurant is only one of three in Sonoma County to win a Michelin Star for 2015.