Cuisine

Calistoga Wine and Culinary Experience

Sipping and mingling on a sunny Calistoga afternoon Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley and the Calistoga Wine Growers Association were the perfect pairing for the Calistoga Wine and Culinary Experience on Saturday,…

Haute Kitchen: In Conversation With Sharon Seto

Chef Jean Paul Carmona of Routier It’s really a TOSS-UP as to which month I like better, since May and June mean the approach of sunny weather and eating yummy SALADS! Also…

Toast Earth Day With These Eco-Friendly Wines

What if being environmentally conscientious was as easy as choosing the right bottle of wine or champagne? Earth Day falls on April 22, but vinous producers Sonoma-Cutrer, Banfi, Avaline, Benziger, and Champagne…

Events Calendar: May / June 2022

Listen to the sounds of spring: outdoor music festivals plus baseball, ballet, opera, Broadway shows, and more. At the San Francisco Ballet, the 2022 season marks the farewell of Artistic Director and…

Harris’ Restaurant – The San Francisco Steakhouse

Savor the swanky Since 1984, we San Franciscans and our numerous visitors have gathered at Harris’ Restaurant – The San Francisco Steakhouse to experience an elegant meal with a timeless charm that…

Graubunden Switzerland’s Sustainable Gastronomy Movement

Graubunden is not only blessed with spectacular natural beauty, but also a variety of climates and ecosystems that lends to a bounty of diverse agricultural offerings and a distinctive regional cuisine. This, coupled…

Oakland’s Pomet Features Farm-to-Table Pedigree

As second-generation farmer/owner of Northern California’s beloved K&J Orchards, Aomboon Deasy has long supplied some of the nation’s best restaurants (i.e. The French Laundry and Per Se) with bounty from her farm.…

Second Annual Chardonnay Classic in Napa Valley, May 20-22, 2022

Celebratory Weekend to Feature Master Sommeliers, Iconic Wines, Winemakers and Curated Food & Beverage Experiences Benefitting SommFoundation The Meritage Resort & Spa and Vista Collina Resort, along with the Patron Foundation, will host the…

Haute Kitchen: In Conversation With Sharon Seto

Yes, my winter fat is gone but now I have spring rolls from too many Lunar New Year holiday parties. Oh, dear! Spring is when the world comes to life, beautiful flowers…

25 Years of SIFF: Sonoma International Film Festival Is Better Than Ever

Silver anniversary & the silver screen Live and in-person is back…and there’s no better way to appreciate great cinema.  Affectionately known as SIFF, Sonoma International Film Festival marks its Silver Anniversary with…

Wine, dine, and unwind

Rediscover Napa Valley, and living in the moment, with a visit to the charming town of Yountville.

Trisha Yearwood Headlines Festival Napa Valley’s Arts for All Gala

Festival Napa Valley, recognized for helping to transform California Wine Country into a cultural destination, is pleased to announce that singer, author, actress, and television host Trisha Yearwood will headline the 2022…

Raconteurs de Cuisine

Chef-owner Ryan Shelton and his team at Merchant Roots combine style and sustenance with a series of theme-driven, collective dining experiences.

The dinner setting for donors

Diving In: Ula Mediterranean Dining & Cocktails

Photos By Jeffry Raposas Union Square took a swim toward fabulous on December 8, with the grand opening of the undersea-inspired Ula Mediterranean Dining & Cocktails at 450 Post Street in San Francisco.…

Sun, Chefs, Golf, and Giving

10th Annual Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf in Riviera Nayarit showcases the best on food and fundraising At the 10th Annual Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf, guests were in for a great…

Margaret Mitchell From CEO to Chef During COVID

Margaret Mitchell is the CEO and co-founder of the Epi Center Medspa in San Francisco. She’ll never forget March 16th, 2020. She heard from the mayor around 1:00 p.m. that she would…

Aubrey About Town | Romantic Eats: My Top Picks for Caviar

My affinity with caviar goes way back. The creamy and briny sensation, the ritual, the elegance, the accoutrements, everything—a food so perfect the French even have their own dish in which it’s…