Stories from Jeff Cox

Back by popular demand, the original menu of Sonoma’s La Salette Restaurant returns, and makes everyone very, very happy.
20 years later, it’s still clear why The Fig Café in Glen Ellen was the birthplace of Sondra Bernstein’s success.
At Sonoma Cider's taproom and 60-seat restaurant, cider not only appears in your glass but in tasty twists on French onion soup and other pub favorites.
The Graton restaurant offers a menu showcasing Polish, Hungarian, German and other Eastern European specialties.
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.