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Jeff Cox

Cox: Himalayan Restaurant worth a stop

Here's a tasty spot if you find yourself looking for a bite to eat in Windsor.

Bite Club
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Family

Santa Rosa theater offers movies series for kids with special needs

Starting April 25, series offer family films in a setting that allow autistic children and others to move around and express themselves.

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Anniversaries

Anniversary: Gary and Marlene Knivila

Gary and Marlene Knivila celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on January 22, 2015. They were honored at a dinner party held at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

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Food

In online era, chefs face scorn, raves of the amateur critic

'Say it to My Face' is a new show in while chefs meet their naysayers face-to-face and confront what they had to say.

Rosemary McCreary

Homegrown: Getting a grip on gardening in a drought

Tips on indulging your green thumb while keeping your water use in check.

Lifestyle Galleries
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Wine

Tile contractor-turned-planning official a focal point of winery debate

People on both sides of the debate about wineries in Sonoma County agree that Willie Lamberson has emerged as an unpredictable and sometimes brazen figure on the county’s most influential planning body.

Dan Berger

Berger: The ins and outs of dessert wines

Dessert wines are all the rage in tasting rooms and high-end restaurants, but a dud in stores.

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Home and Garden

Sea Ranch home tour shows harmony with nature

A weekend event celebrates the enduring architecture of the popular coastal community.

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Outdoors

North Sonoma Mountain park celebrated

The Monday event will start with a 2 p.m. commemoration, including speakers representing Sonoma County and other park partners. The hike starts at 3 p.m.

Peg Melnik

Wine of the week

Edna Valley Vineyard, 2013 Central Coast Chardonnay offers a taste of bright, tangy fruit coupled with crisp acidity.

Michele Anna Jordan

Seasonal Pantry: New take on Chinese chicken salad

I’ve never had much of a taste for chicken salads, even Asian-style. But circumstances recently got the better of me and I found myself having to come up a version of Chinese chicken salad.

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