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Best 2017 Food and Drink


EATING AND DRINKING — Category Winners


Best Artisan Cheese:
Cowgirl Creamery - Point Reyes

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company - Point Reyes Station
CHEVOO - Healdsburg

Best Asian Restaurant:
Sea Thai Bistro - Santa Rosa

Kirin - Santa Rosa
Royal China - Santa Rosa

Best Bakery:
Costeaux French Bakery - Healdsburg

Village Bakery - Sonoma County
Michelle Marie's Patisserie - Santa Rosa

Best Bar:
Front Room Bar & Lounge at John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa

Dukes Spirited Cocktails - Healdsburg
Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa
The Tradewinds - Cotati

Best Bartender:
John Timberlake, Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa

Joel Thomas, Ricardo's Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa
Jason Elin, The Tradewinds - Cotati

Best Breakfast:
Dierk's Parkside Café - Santa Rosa

Hank's Creekside- Santa Rosa
Jeffrey's Hillside Cafe - Santa Rosa

Best Burger:
Superburger - Sonoma County

Healdsburger - Healdsburg
Pick's Drive-In - Cloverdale

Best Butcher / Meat Purveyor:
Oliver's Markets - Sonoma County

Sonoma County Meat Co - Santa Rosa
Bud's Custom Meats - Penngrove

Best Coffee:
Flying Goat Coffee - Sonoma County

Acre Coffee - Sonoma County
Taylor Maid Farms - Sebastopol

Best Deli for Lunch:
Oliver's Markets - Sonoma County

Mac's Deli & Café - Santa Rosa
Lazzini's Market - Santa Rosa

Best Dive Bar:
John & Zeke's - Healdsburg

Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa
Harold's Dante Hotel - Cloverdale

Best Food Truck:
El Roy's Taco Truck

Tips Tri-Tip Trolley
Delicias Elenita Taco Truck
Foodie Farmhouse

Best Happy Hour:
Stark's Steak & Seafood - Santa Rosa

Front Room Bar & Lounge at John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa
Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa

Best Italian Restaurant:
Catelli's - Geyserville

Lococo's Cucina Rustica - Santa Rosa
Trattoria Catteneo - Santa Rosa

Best Kid Friendly Restaurant:
Marys Pizza Shack - Sonoma County

Brewsters Beer Garden - Petaluma
KIN - Windsor

Best Local Brew Pub:
Russian River Brewing Company - Santa Rosa

Lagunitas - Petaluma
Bear Republic - Healdsburg

Best Local Craft Beer:
Pliny Elder/Younger - Russian River Brewery - Santa Rosa

Lagunitas - IPA - Various - Petaluma
Henhouse - Santa Rosa

Best Local Ice Cream or Yogurt:
Screamin' Mimi's - Sebastopol

Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar - Healdsburg
Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream- Sebastopol

Best Local New Restaurant:
Trading Post - Cloverdale

The County Bench - Santa Rosa
Handline - Sebastopol
Quinua Restaurant Cocina Peruana - Petaluma

Best Local Restaurant: Willi's Wine Bar - Santa Rosa
Sweet T's - Santa Rosa
John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa

Best Mexican Restaurant: El Farolito - Healdsburg
La Rosa Tequileria & Grille- Santa Rosa
Mi Pueblo - Petaluma

Best Neighborhood Cafe: Acre Coffee - Sonoma County
Brew - Santa Rosa
Taylor Maid Farms - Sebastopol

Best Outdoor Dining: Rustic, Francis's Favorites at Francis Ford Coppola Winery - Geyserville
Bravas Bar de Tapas - Healdsburg
Monti's - Santa Rosa

Best Pizza: Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria - Geyserville
Old Chicago Pizza - Petaluma
Rosso Pizzeria & Wine Bar - Santa Rosa
Mary's Pizza Shack - Sonoma County

Best Place to Buy Wine: Bottle Barn - Santa Rosa
Oliver's MarketS - Sonoma County
Willibees Wine and Spirits - Santa Rosa

Best Red Wine: Paradise Ridge, Pinot Noir - Santa Rosa
Ferrari-Carano, Cabernet - Healdsburg
Chavez Family Cellers, Carlins Blend - Healdsburg

Best Romantic Meal: John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa
Stark's Steak & Seafood - Santa Rosa
La Gare - Santa Rosa

Best Seafood Restaurant: Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar - Healdsburg
Santa Rosa Seafood Raw Bar - Santa Rosa
Quinua Restaurant Cocina Peruana - Petaluma

Best Server: April Reeves at Mac's Deli and Café - Santa Rosa
Ricardo at Trattoria Cattaneo - Santa Rosa
Nancy at Midtown Cafe - Santa Rosa

Best Sparkling Wine: J Winery - Healdsburg
Korbel - Guerneville
Iron Horse - Sebastopol

Best Tasting Room: Seghesio Family Vineyards - Healdsburg
Paradise Ridge Winery - Santa Rosa
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery - Healdsburg
Truett Hurst - Healdsburg

Best Vegetarian Restaurant: East West Cafe - Santa Rosa
Amy's Drive-Thru - Rohnert Park
Gaia's Garden - Santa Rosa

Best White Wine: Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery, Fume Blanc - Healdsburg
Paradise Ridge Winery, Sauvignon Blanc - Santa Rosa
Chavez Family Celler, Elsa's Blend - Healdsburg
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Best 2017 Food and Drink


EATING AND DRINKING — Category Winners


Best Artisan Cheese:
Cowgirl Creamery - Point Reyes

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company - Point Reyes Station
CHEVOO - Healdsburg

Best Asian Restaurant:
Sea Thai Bistro - Santa Rosa

Kirin - Santa Rosa
Royal China - Santa Rosa

Best Bakery:
Costeaux French Bakery - Healdsburg

Village Bakery - Sonoma County
Michelle Marie's Patisserie - Santa Rosa

Best Bar:
Front Room Bar & Lounge at John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa

Dukes Spirited Cocktails - Healdsburg
Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa
The Tradewinds - Cotati

Best Bartender:
John Timberlake, Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa

Joel Thomas, Ricardo's Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa
Jason Elin, The Tradewinds - Cotati

Best Breakfast:
Dierk's Parkside Café - Santa Rosa

Hank's Creekside- Santa Rosa
Jeffrey's Hillside Cafe - Santa Rosa

Best Burger:
Superburger - Sonoma County

Healdsburger - Healdsburg
Pick's Drive-In - Cloverdale

Best Butcher / Meat Purveyor:
Oliver's Markets - Sonoma County

Sonoma County Meat Co - Santa Rosa
Bud's Custom Meats - Penngrove

Best Coffee:
Flying Goat Coffee - Sonoma County

Acre Coffee - Sonoma County
Taylor Maid Farms - Sebastopol

Best Deli for Lunch:
Oliver's Markets - Sonoma County

Mac's Deli & Café - Santa Rosa
Lazzini's Market - Santa Rosa

Best Dive Bar:
John & Zeke's - Healdsburg

Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa
Harold's Dante Hotel - Cloverdale

Best Food Truck:
El Roy's Taco Truck

Tips Tri-Tip Trolley
Delicias Elenita Taco Truck
Foodie Farmhouse

Best Happy Hour:
Stark's Steak & Seafood - Santa Rosa

Front Room Bar & Lounge at John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa
Final Edition Bar & Grill - Santa Rosa

Best Italian Restaurant:
Catelli's - Geyserville

Lococo's Cucina Rustica - Santa Rosa
Trattoria Catteneo - Santa Rosa

Best Kid Friendly Restaurant:
Marys Pizza Shack - Sonoma County

Brewsters Beer Garden - Petaluma
KIN - Windsor

Best Local Brew Pub:
Russian River Brewing Company - Santa Rosa

Lagunitas - Petaluma
Bear Republic - Healdsburg

Best Local Craft Beer:
Pliny Elder/Younger - Russian River Brewery - Santa Rosa

Lagunitas - IPA - Various - Petaluma
Henhouse - Santa Rosa

Best Local Ice Cream or Yogurt:
Screamin' Mimi's - Sebastopol

Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar - Healdsburg
Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream- Sebastopol

Best Local New Restaurant:
Trading Post - Cloverdale

The County Bench - Santa Rosa
Handline - Sebastopol
Quinua Restaurant Cocina Peruana - Petaluma

Best Local Restaurant: Willi's Wine Bar - Santa Rosa
Sweet T's - Santa Rosa
John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa

Best Mexican Restaurant: El Farolito - Healdsburg
La Rosa Tequileria & Grille- Santa Rosa
Mi Pueblo - Petaluma

Best Neighborhood Cafe: Acre Coffee - Sonoma County
Brew - Santa Rosa
Taylor Maid Farms - Sebastopol

Best Outdoor Dining: Rustic, Francis's Favorites at Francis Ford Coppola Winery - Geyserville
Bravas Bar de Tapas - Healdsburg
Monti's - Santa Rosa

Best Pizza: Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria - Geyserville
Old Chicago Pizza - Petaluma
Rosso Pizzeria & Wine Bar - Santa Rosa
Mary's Pizza Shack - Sonoma County

Best Place to Buy Wine: Bottle Barn - Santa Rosa
Oliver's MarketS - Sonoma County
Willibees Wine and Spirits - Santa Rosa

Best Red Wine: Paradise Ridge, Pinot Noir - Santa Rosa
Ferrari-Carano, Cabernet - Healdsburg
Chavez Family Cellers, Carlins Blend - Healdsburg

Best Romantic Meal: John Ash & Co. - Santa Rosa
Stark's Steak & Seafood - Santa Rosa
La Gare - Santa Rosa

Best Seafood Restaurant: Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar - Healdsburg
Santa Rosa Seafood Raw Bar - Santa Rosa
Quinua Restaurant Cocina Peruana - Petaluma

Best Server: April Reeves at Mac's Deli and Café - Santa Rosa
Ricardo at Trattoria Cattaneo - Santa Rosa
Nancy at Midtown Cafe - Santa Rosa

Best Sparkling Wine: J Winery - Healdsburg
Korbel - Guerneville
Iron Horse - Sebastopol

Best Tasting Room: Seghesio Family Vineyards - Healdsburg
Paradise Ridge Winery - Santa Rosa
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery - Healdsburg
Truett Hurst - Healdsburg

Best Vegetarian Restaurant: East West Cafe - Santa Rosa
Amy's Drive-Thru - Rohnert Park
Gaia's Garden - Santa Rosa

Best White Wine: Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery, Fume Blanc - Healdsburg
Paradise Ridge Winery, Sauvignon Blanc - Santa Rosa
Chavez Family Celler, Elsa's Blend - Healdsburg