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2022 Food & Wine Winners and Honorable Mentions

Artisan Cheese
Cowgirl Creamery – Petaluma - Winner
Valley Ford Cheese & Creamery – Valley Ford
Bohemian Creamery - Sebastopol

Bakery
Wild Flour Bread – Freestone - Winner
Red Bird Bakery - Cotati
Quail & Condor - Healdsburg

Bar
Fern Bar – Sebastopol - Winner
Lo & Behold Bar + Kitchen - Healdsburg
SIGH. Champagne & Sparkling - Sonoma

BBQ
Sweet T's Restaurant + Bar – Windsor - Winner
KINSmoke - Healdsburg
Camacho’s Southern Style BBQ – Santa Rosa

Breakfast
Dierk's Parkside Café and Midtown Café Multiple locations - Winner
Jeffrey's Hillside Café – Santa Rosa
Hank's Creekside Restaurant – Santa Rosa

Brunch
Gravenstein Grill – Sebastopol Winner
The Parish Cafe – Healdsburg Winner
Fern Bar - Sebastopol

Burger
Superburger - Multiple locations - Winner
Sonoma Burger - Sebastopol
Acme Burger - Multiple locations

Burrito
Mi Pueblo – Cotati - Winner
Don Pancho's - Petaluma
El Roy's Express Mex - Multiple locations

Butcher/Purveyor
Oliver's Market - Multiple locations - Winner
Sonoma County Meat Co. - Santa Rosa
Journeyman Meat Co. - Healdsburg

Caterer
Gerard's Paella Catering – Sonoma County - Winner
Mazza Catering – Sonoma County
Park Avenue Catering - Cotati

Chef
Roger Praplan - La Gare French Restaurant – Santa Rosa - Winner
Trevor Anderson - Taub Family Outpost - Sonoma
Bob Simontacchi - Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol

Coffee
Avid Coffee - Multiple locations - Winner
Retrograde Coffee Roasters - Sebastopol
Crooks Coffee – Santa Rosa

Comfort Food
Sweet T's Restaurant + Bar - Windsor - Winner
Quinua Restaurant Cocina Peruana - Petaluma
Mountain Mike's Pizza - Sonoma County

Craft Beer
HenHouse Brewing Company - Multiple locations - Winner
Old Caz Beer – Rohnert Park
Russian River Brewing Company - Multiple locations

Craft Cocktail
Fern Bar - Sebastopol - Winner
Lo & Behold Bar + Kitchen -Healdsburg
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol

Deli
Oliver's Market - Multiple locations - Winner
Ulia's Delicatessen - Santa Rosa
Mac's Deli & Café - Santa Rosa

Dining Experience
Stark's Steak & Seafood – Santa Rosa - Winner
La Gare French Restaurant – Santa Rosa
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol

Distillery
Spirit Works Distillery - Sebastopol - Winner
Alley 6 Craft Distillery - Healdsburg
Young & Yonder Spirits - Healdsburg

Dive Bar
John & Zeke's Bar & Grill - Healdsburg - Winner
The Dirty - Santa Rosa
440 Club – Santa Rosa
8 Ball - Cotati

Doughnut
Johnny Doughnuts – Santa Rosa - Winner
Happy Donuts - Windsor
Flakey Cream Do-Nuts & Coffee Shop - Healdsburg

Eats on the Coast
Fishetarian Fish Market - Bodega Bay - Winner
Spud Point Crab Company – Bodega Bay
The Tides Wharf & Restaurant – Bodega Bay

Farm to Table
Blue Ridge Kitchen - Sebastopol - Winner
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol
Trading Post Restaurant - Cloverdale
Central Market - Petaluma

Food Truck
El Roy's Express Mex - Winner
Galvan's Eatery
Lila's Streetside Eats
HolyChileMole

Gluten Free Menu
TIPS Roadside – Kenwood - Winner
Mountain Mike's Pizza - Sonoma County
La Gare French Restaurant – Santa Rosa

Happy Hour
Stark's Steak & Seafood – Santa Rosa - Winner
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol
Seared - Petaluma

Ice Cream
Screamin' Mimi's - Sebastopol - Winner
Nimble & Finn's - Multiple locations
Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar - Multiple locations

Indian/Himalayan
Himalayan Restaurant - Windsor - Winner
Yeti Restaurant – Multiple locations
Kafal Restaurant – Santa Rosa

Italian
Lococo's Cucina Rustica - Santa Rosa - Winner
Grata Italian Eatery - Windsor
Caffe Giostra - Petaluma

Juice bar
The Nectary – Multiple locations - Winner
Juice on the Square – Santa Rosa
Oliver's Market – Multiple locations

Kid Friendly Restaurant
Mary's Pizza Shack – Multiple locations - Winner
Mountain Mike's Pizza – Multiple locations
Sonoma Burger - Sebastopol
Homerun Pizza – Santa Rosa

Late Night Eats
NY Pie – Santa Rosa - Winner
Speakeasy - Petaluma
Lo & Behold Bar + Kitchen - Healdsburg

Latin (not Mexican)
El Coqui Puerto Rican Cuisine – Santa Rosa - Winner
Quinua Restaurant Cocina Peruana - Petaluma
Guiso Latin Fusion - Healdsburg

Margarita
La Rosa Tequileria & Grille – Santa Rosa - Winner
Don Pancho's - Petaluma
El Gallo Negro - Windsor

Meal under $20
Sonoma Burger - Sebastopol - Winner
Mountain Mike's Pizza – Multiple locations
Homerun Pizza – Santa Rosa

Mexican
Mi Pueblo – Cotati - Winner
Don Pancho's - Petaluma
Mi Ranchito – Cotati
El Gallo Negro - Windsor

New Restaurant
The Matheson - Healdsburg - Winner
Lo & Behold Bar + Kitchen - Healdsburg
Easy Rider - Petaluma

Outdoor Dining
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol - Winner
Seared - Petaluma
Lo & Behold Bar + Kitchen - Healdsburg

Pan Asian Restaurant
SEA Thai Bistro - Santa Rosa - Winner
Royal China – Santa Rosa
Goji Kitchen – Santa Rosa

Pizza
Acre Pizza – Multiple locations - Winner
PizzaLeah - Windsor
Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria - Geyserville


Place to Buy Wine
Bottle Barn – Santa Rosa - Winner
Oliver's Market – Multiple locations
Miracle Plum – Santa Rosa

Ramen
Ramen Gaijin - Sebastopol - Winner
Raku Ramen & Rolls – Santa Rosa
Miso Good Ramen – Santa Rosa

Red Wine
Balletto Vineyards – Santa Rosa - Winner
Russian River Vineyards - Forestville
Kokomo Winery - Healdsburg

Restaurant Delivery
Mary's Pizza Shack – Multiple locations - Winner
Sonoma Burger - Sebastopol
Mountain Mike's Pizza – Multiple locations
Petaluma Food Taxi - Petaluma

Romantic Meal
Ca'Bianca – Santa Rosa - Winner
La Gare French Restaurant – Santa Rosa
Gravenstein Grill - Sebastopol

Sandwich
Oliver's Market – Multiple locations - Winner
Sonoma Sourdough Sandwiches – Multiple locations
Troubadour Bread & Sandwiches - Healdsburg

Seafood
Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar - Healdsburg - Winner
Fishetarian Fish Market – Bodega Bay
The Shuckery - Petaluma

Sparkling Wine
Iron Horse Vineyards - Sebastopol - Winner
Korbel - Guerneville
J Vineyards & Winery - Healdsburg

Sports Bar
Ausiello's 5th Street Bar and Grill – Santa Rosa - Winner
Mountain Mike's Pizza – Multiple locations
Epicenter – Santa Rosa

Steak
Stark's Steak & Seafood – Santa Rosa - Winner
Seared - Petaluma
Cattlemens – Multiple locations

Sushi
Hana Japanese Restaurant – Rohnert Park - Winner
Osake Japanese Restaurant – Santa Rosa
Umé Japanese Bistro - Windsor

Sweet Treats
Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar – Multiple locations - Winner
Cookie...take a bite! – Santa Rosa
Nimble & Finn's – Multiple locations

Taco
El Roy's Express Mex – Multiple locations - Winner
Galvan's Eatery – Sonoma County
HolyChileMole – Sonoma County

Take Out
Sonoma Burger - Sebastopol - Winner
HolyChileMole – Sonoma County
Quinua Restaurant Cocina Peruana - Petaluma

Taproom
Russian River Brewing Company – Multiple locations - Winner
Old Caz Beer – Rohnert Park
Barley & Bine Beer Café - Windsor
Flagship Taproom – multiple locations

Tasting Room
Russian River Vineyards - Forestville - Winner
SIGH. Champagne and Sparkling - Sonoma
The Harris Gallery Art & Wine Collection - Healdsburg

Vegetarian
East West Café – Santa Rosa - Winner
Cozy Plum Bistro – Santa Rosa
East West Café - Sebastopol
La Bodega Kitchen - Sebastopol

White Wine
Russian River Vineyards – Forestville - Winner
Bricoleur Vineyards - Windsor
Hanna Winery – Multiple locations

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