Stories from Jeff Cox

Heading into its 75th year, Negri’s in Occidental is still worth the visit as a mainstay for delicious Italian food, with some nice updates to the menu.
Petaluma restaurant Crocodile Cafe — a French bistro with accents from Italy, Spain and Africa — shows potential.
Food is art at Single Thread Farm restaurant, Healdsburg's eagerly awaited, stunning upscale Japanese restaurant by chef Kyle Connaughton, and his wife, Katina.
Francis Ford Coppola'a new restaurant at Virginia Dare Winery is a pleasant, if inauthenic, variation for Wine Country dining.
An expanded version of a Rohnert Park favorite has taken over the former M.Y. China slot at the Graton casino offering authentic, delicious dishes. Here's what to order on your next visit to the Rohnert Park gambling palace.
The lavishly renovated 1963 resort now boasts an impressive new California cuisine restaurant, bringing even more reason to make the scenic coastal drive.
The amped up kitchen at this iconic Penngrove nightspot serves first-rate diner food to compliment the music and boutique brews.
Not only are these fat pink fruits a great source of antioxidants, but they have an interesting history that goes as far back as 2000 BC and earlier.
This locals’ favorite hides in plain sight, a fine food restaurant behind a white picket fence.
Celebrity chefs Douglas Keane and Sang Yoon team up for out-of-the-box contemporary, Japanese-inspired California cuisine in St. Helena.