Stories from Jeff Cox
Cox: Tasty flavors of Vietnam in Cotati
QQ Noodle Bisto serves up simple, accessible, delicious Southeast Asian cuisine.
Cox: Bravo for Bravas de Tapas
With its comfy interior and expansive alfresco backyard, along with interesting food and drink, the Healdsburg restaurant is a real go-to spot.
Cox: Authentic Cuban roadhouse in Windsor
Enjoy the big flavors of Cuba at Windsor's tiny Rumba Cuba Kitchen.
Cox: More delights from Peru at La Perla
With the addition of a La Perla, Santa Rosa is on its way to being known for great Peruvian restaurants.
Cox: Fig Café is back better than ever
After a recent makeover, Sondra Bernstein's Glen Ellen spot has really come to life.
Cox: E-Saan Thai House is a gem
You'll find some of the best Thai food around prepared lovingly in Sonoma.
Cox: Eat late at Lucky Star Dive Bar
The Sebastopol tavern may bill itself a dive bar, but is void of the shabby interior and seedy characters down on their luck.
Cox: Healthful dose of the future at Native Kitchen
The healthy food at this Petaluma spot would be helped by a bit more flavor.
Cox: Serious smokers at The BBQ Spot
The newest resident in Santa Rosa's Brickyard Center uses two high-quality smokers to turn out brisket, chicken, ribs and more.