Articles Tagged ‘Yountville’

California Cuisine at ad hoc

California Cuisine at ad hoc September 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
For those not familiar with California cuisine, dining at ad hoc in Yountville (just north of Napa) may come as a surprise. California cuisine is often defined by not only the fusion of cooking genres, but also by using only locally sourced fresh ingredients. By the very nature of using only what is...

The No Tour Bus Napa Winery Tour: 5 Favorite Small Napa Wineries

The No Tour Bus Napa Winery Tour: 5 Favorite Small Napa Wineries June 25, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Experience winemaking history at Ehlers Estate If your heart sinks when you pull into a winery parking lot and see a football field-sized parking lot crammed with tour buses belching exhaust, you may be tempted to give up on Napa altogether. That would be unfortunate, because the old Napa is still there,...

Farmstead: Napa’s Perfect Wine-Tasting Pit Stop

Farmstead: Napa’s Perfect Wine-Tasting Pit Stop May 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Sheamus Feeley's chocolate pie Just 12 miles north of Yountville, at the southern edge of St. Helena, drivers headed up-valley can’t help but wonder as they pass Farmstead, the latest project of Napa’s Long Meadow Ranch. Located on an enormous piece of property that once belonged to the...

New Napa Eats: 2 Hot New Restaurants to Try in Napa

New Napa Eats: 2 Hot New Restaurants to Try in Napa March 23, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
When people started calling Yountville “Kellerville” I got a little concerned. Thomas Keller is certainly the most famous chef in Napa, and yeah, he’s amazing. But variety is the spice of life – and certainly of dining, no? So it’s exciting to highlight two new non-Keller...