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DoorDash eyes Sonoma County for DashMart everyday-essentials delivery hub

DoorDash (NYSE: DASH), a major U.S. player in third-party delivery from restaurants, coffee shops and increasingly grocery and convenience stores, wants to open one of its new delivery hubs in Santa Rosa. An affiliate of the San Francisco-based company leased a 9,380-square-foot former Performance Shoes space at 1993 Santa Rosa Ave. and is pursuing zoning… Keep Reading

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Like Seafood? Forthcoming Santa Rosa Restaurant Has It in the Bag

Bag ‘o Crab seafood restaurant will soon open a new location in Santa Rosa at the former Steele and Hops location on Mendocino Avenue. The Fremont-based restaurant chain specializes in seafood boils featuring lobster, crab (Dungeness, King, Snow), crawfish, shrimp, mussels and clams steamed up with a selection of Cajun and Asian seasonings. Continue Reading… Keep Reading

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Top Sonoma County Restaurants

Widely thought of as the chiller side of Wine Country, Sonoma County encompasses small metropolises like Santa Rosa, sleepy Glen Ellen and all points in between. The coastal county, which boasts more than 400 wineries, has also seen its culinary scene pop off in recent years. Healdsburg, once a hidden gem of the region, has… Keep Reading

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Guide to Crab Feeds in Sonoma County

After a late start to the commercial crab season, it’s time to celebrate the arrival of the beloved crustaceans. A plethora of local nonprofits and organizations will be hosting crab feeds throughout Sonoma County in January and February. Some feeds are all-you-can-eat, others feature no-host bars, and most include raffles or auctions benefitting charities. Here… Keep Reading

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10 Wine Country openings to check out in 2023

There are many exciting new places to dine in Wine Country in 2023, including a fried chicken hot spot that’s worth the drive, an oyster bar, a mostly vegan endeavor and the region’s first Georgian restaurant. Downtown Napa’s revitalization got another big boost from two big names: Chef Masaharu Morimoto expanded with a Morimoto Asia… Keep Reading

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The Best New Restaurants in Sonoma County in 2022

After two devastating years for the restaurant industry, independent restaurateurs who hung on by their fingernails through the pandemic hoped 2022 might be different. Instead, mounting inflation, staffing shortages, supply-chain problems and a general dearth of hope led to a wave of closures and disappointments. But that’s not the whole story. Dozens of innovative restaurateurs… Keep Reading

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The Most Delicious Doughnuts in Santa Rosa

It’s been over three years since we set out to find the best doughnuts around town, so we hit the ground running with big appetites to find Santa Rosa’s standouts. While visiting some of our favorite doughnut shops and cafes, we tasted a variety of sweets, from fritters to cronuts. And, of course, each doughnut… Keep Reading

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