Stories from Jeff Cox

Chef talent Curtis Di Fede combines the best of a izakaya party pub and upscale Japanese cuisine in a stunning space.
Located in a quiet valley outside Sebastopol, The Fork serves up Wine Country delicious cooking in a beautiful setting.
The Historic Rancho Nicasio bar and music venue in west Marin has a fancy new sister restaurant right down the hall that's definitely worth the drive.
This Roseland taqueria shines with fancier, more complicated Mexican dishes.
Quinua Cocina Peruana debuted in February in a little lime green building on Petaluma Boulevard South.
This former A&W has become a casual eatery with little touches of Wine Country.
What’s not to like about pub burgers, grilled rock cod sandwiches, live music and 50+ brews and ciders?
Ramen with handcrafted noodles and succulent pork chashu is the star of this west county restaurant’s authentic, outrageously delicious Japanese fare.
Look for spots with dappled shade when planting heat-sensitive veggies.
Chef John Franchetti’s soul-warming cooking is better than ever at this Santa Rosa spot.