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Restaurant Index


May 2010

From Our Kitchen To Yours

Our BBQ Recipes

Our Brunch Recipes

All paired with Napa Wine Company Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and your favorite Bubbly.

Angèle

540 Main Street Napa, 94559 Phone 707-252-8115
www.angelerestaurant.com

Angèle features a menu, layering elements from traditional recipes with contemporary influences. Its focus on rich and soothing French cuisine ranges from the classic simplicity of vegetable potage to the robust balance of veal stew.

Wine and food pairing should be a fun, pleasurable experience. The professional wait staff and our approachable wine list make this true at Angèle. The wine list highlights the flavors in the menu, as well as producers from the Napa Valley and around the world. The selections vary from affordable gems to highly sought after boutique wines. A variety of half bottles and an array of wines by the glass round out the wine list.

The Rouas family is excited to establish Angèle, a restaurant in downtown Napa that represents the European sensibility of food and wine – the true essence of joie de vivre.

Bistro Jeanty

6510 Washington Street Yountville, CA 94599 - Phone 707-944-0103
www.bistrojeanty.com

To know Philippe Jeanty you must come and eat at his restaurant. There you will better understand the man and his relationship with people and food. There is a shared excitement in the dining. As if you too have returned home, only to discover you are being served the most delicious food you can ever remember tasting.

In every day French life, it is the Bistro that is woven into the daily pattern of meals and celebrations. The Bistro is that little neighborhood restaurant where they know who you are, greet you warmly, and serve you satisfying foods that change with the seasons and define regional homey French cuisine.

Brix

7377 St. Helena Hwy. Yountville, CA 94558 - Phone: 707-944-2749
www.brix.com

Brix's primary style could be defined as Seasonal California cuisine. Whenever possible, we use local produce, some of which comes from our vegetable and herb garden. Their Chefs believe in healthful and flavorful cooking, something that will challenge the palate without overcomplicating the experience. The seasonal patio at Brix offers a delightful dining experience day or night. By day, as you gaze over the beautiful gardens, the colors of the Valley display an ever-changing palate. At night, wonderful sunsets give way to sparkling stars and the flow of dinner by candlelight. Brix also has a beautifully indoor dining room, as well as elegantly appointed private dining rooms.

Celadon

500 Main St. Napa, CA 94559 (In the historic Napa Mill) - Phone: 707-254-9690
www.celadonnapa.com

Owner and executive chef Greg Cole opened Celadon restaurant in the fall of 1996 and has since been considered a local favorite in downtown Napa. Celadon is a cozy neighborhood restaurant serving innovative and eclectic 'global comfort food'. "In San Francisco, there are all these great little restaurants on the corner," Cole says. "That's what I wanted in downtown Napa—a neighborhood restaurant that over-achieves."

Cindy’s Back Street Kitchen

1327 Railroad Ave., St. Helena, CA 94574 - Phone: 707-963-1200
www.cindysbackstreetkitchen.com

Cindy Pawlcyn, James Beard award-winning cookbook author, Chef and Owner of Napa’s beloved Mustards Grill, and co-creator of many renowned Bay Area restaurants, has done it again!   Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen, located in charming downtown St. Helena in the Napa Valley, combines the sophistication of a dinner house with the flair of a jazz club to create the perfect upscale eatery and neighborhood hang out.

Cuvée

1650 Soscol Ave., Napa, California 94559 - Phone: 707-224-2330
www.cuveenapa.com

Cuvée is the perfect spot for cocktails and appetizers in our warm and friendly bar, or a cozy dinner in our inviting courtyard. Brought to you by the same owners who previously installed the highly acclaimed "Restaurant Budo", the ambiance and service are of the same high caliber, while the food reflects the wine country theme with comfort foods that are the perfect accompaniment to the extensive wine list. Chef Octavio Barrera has compiled a menu of new American favorites that includes Braised Shortribs, Pan Roasted Chicken and Fresh Fish and Seafood from our northern California Coastline. Appetizers include Lacquered BBQ Pork Ribs, Sushi Grade Ahi Tuna Tartare and a host of seasonal salads.

Trevor Eliason

As a young boy growing up in Northern California, Trevor got an early start in the culinary world. He would watch his grandmother cook and admire how she made everything from scratch. After graduating from high school, it came as no surprise when he enrolled in the renowned Le Cordon Bleu Program at the Western Culinary School in Portland, Oregon. Trevor returned to Northern California shortly after completing the culinary program at the top of his class.

His first full-time position was Pastry Chef at the celebrated French bistro, Bouchon, in Yountville. From there, he moved to the East Bay to run the kitchen at Va da Vi, a lively wine bar where his brother is still the Wine Director. It wasn’t long before Trevor moved back to the Napa Valley and was hired as the Executive Sous Chef at Angéle Restaurant in downtown Napa. He now runs his own catering company and enjoys selecting wines to pair with his cuisine.

Trevor refers to his style of cooking as Northern California Cuisine. In his words, it means “local, coastal, seasonal, and refined fare.” He carefully selected dishes that are suitable to enjoy in the Spring time. And most importantly, he crafted these recipes to compliment the wines in your Wine Club shipment. We hope that you will have fun recreating these recipes in your own home.

Go Fish

640 Main Street, St. Helena 94574- Phone 707-963-0700

Ken Tominaga's 16-seat sushi and sake bar is the centerpiece of Cindy Pawlcyn's casual, new West coast-style fish restaurant. Freshness is paramount with fish flown in daily and a Go Fish organic garden out back to augment regional farm produce. Cindy and partner Sean Knight deliver an expansive menu and wine list in the warm and welcoming dining room they created with architect Howard Backen. Patio seating is available when weather permits.

Farm at the Carneros Inn

4048 Sonoma Highway Napa, CA 94559 - Phone 707-299-4880
http://www.thecarnerosinn.com/thecarnerosinn/restaurant_farm.aspx

Supported by the bounty of the Carneros and surrounding farmer and ranches, FARM at the Carneros Inn offers a relaxing, authentic, elegant, and exciting wine country experience. Executive Chef Jeff Jake and Chef de Cuisine Christophe Gerard, who have joined professional Plumpjack team in Napa Valley, have created a menu reflecting both our commitment to simple elegant food highlighting the wines of our region, and organic and sustainable local agriculture.

Fumé Bistro & Bar

4050 Byway East, Napa, CA 94558 - Phone: 707-257-1999
www.fumebistro.com

Stop by and said hello to chef and owner Terry Letson.  Terry’s many experiences culminate in the creation of fume Bistro & Bar.  Fume Bistro is an American Bistro that is all about really good food, always seasonally correct, great service and a comfortable seat.

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Hurley's Restaurant & Bar

6518 Washington Street, Yountville, CA. 94599 - Phone: 707-944-2345
www.hurleysrestaurant.com

Located in the heart of Yountville, serving fresh seasonal Wine Country cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. The lively bar, a favorite of local winemakers, is enhanced by a large open patio. A warm glow from the fireplace creates a cozy, comfortable atmosphere inside the main dining room.

JoeLe

1457 Lincoln Avenue Calistoga, CA 94515 - Phone: 707-942-5938

JoLe is a Contemporary American Restaurant owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Matt and Sonjia Spector, chef and pastry chef, respectively. JoLe is the couple’s second restaurant venture. The first was the wildly successful, Matyson Restaurant in Philadelphia. "After four wonderful years at Matyson, we were eager for our next challenge, and Northern California was calling. We sold the restaurant, packed up the kids, and headed west."

"We happily landed in the quaint wine and spa town of Calistoga, enjoying the bounty of ingredients that the area has to offer." Matt uses organic, locally farmed ingredients as much as possible. Sonjia’s desserts are updated versions of things her mom and grandmother made. The wine list is eclectic and ever-evolving, consisting of many small producers.

Market

Market 1347 Main St., St. Helena 94574 - Phone: 707-963-3799

Market brings a long overlooked dining option to the Napa Valley. With It's spectacular setting, skillfully executed "American Classics", exciting wine list, warm, efficient service, and extremely reasonable prices, Market raises the bar for the fine art of dining casually.

Martini House

1245 Spring Street, St. Helena 94574 - Phone: 707-963-2233
www.martinihouse.com

Renowned restaurant designer, Pat Kuleto, teams up with Chef Todd Humphries to create a Napa Valley destination restaurant. Martini House features Chef Humphries 'Napa Cuisine' based on the best-loved foods of the Wine Country. They offer an outstanding wine program from all the great regions of the world and a Kuleto design that reflects the tradition and history of the Valley.

Mustards Grill

7399 St. Helena Hwy. Yountville, CA 94558 (707) 944-2424
www.mustardsgrill.com

Mustards Grill Part 2

7399 St. Helena Hwy. Yountville, CA 94558 (707) 944-2424
www.mustardsgrill.com

Nora

2132 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008 - Phone: 202-462-5143
www.noras.com

Originally constructed in the 19th century as a grocery store, the main dining room has been artistically transformed and decorated with a collection of museum quality antique Mennonite and Amish crib quilts. Here or in our Wine Library with its unique Wine Cellar, the Garden Room, Gallery or Parlor you can enjoy elegant dining in a relaxed intimate setting. The eclectic menu, which changes daily, serves organic new-American cuisine in Nora's own creative style.

Pilar

807 Main Street, Napa, CA 94559 - Phone: 707-252-4474
www.pilarnapa.com

The 49-seat restaurant is an oasis of cool re-straint to highlight the "contemporary Napa Valley" menu created by the husband and wife pair. Celery green walls are complimented by slate blue concrete floors and bar countertop. Galvanized steel details the bar front and a long black leather banquette anchors the opposite side of the restaurant. The antique-pecan finish on the high-backed, handcrafted chairs provides the backdrop for the jewel-tone highlights of the black upholstery.

Saketini

Now closed, we will miss you.

This Asian infused gem of a spot has hosted great venues as the Seared Rare Ahi Black and Blue Tataki with Hot Mustard Sauce and the Ginger Soy Grilled Hibachi style salmon with ponsu sauce.  Included is an arrangement of Sakes that offer a distinguished celebration of flavor from the Orient to their local favorite right here in the Napa Valley.

Sergio's

1903 Ford Drive Cleveland, OH 44106 Phone: 216-231-1234
http://www.sergioscleveland.com

Sergio's in University Circle is a smart, sensual dining experience in the heart of Cleveland’s cultural playground.  Our global menu features Mediterranean inspired dishes with an emphasis on seafood.  Sergio’s favorite Brazilian, Asian and classic dishes round out the menu.  Sergio's is the perfect way to start or end your trip to University Circle, Cleveland's cultural playground.

Solage Resort

755 Silverado Trail, Calistoga California 94515. Telephone 866-942-7442
http://www.solagecalistoga.com/dining/

Whether you choose to bask in the sun while dining on our incredible outdoor patio or prefer the warmth of our contemporary dining room fireplace, our servers will anticipate your every need. Relax, unwind and enjoy as we surprise your palette and feed your senses with dishes as artfully constructed as they are delicious.

Our menu is driven by the seasons of Northern California and showcases the healthy freshness and flavors of local organic farms. Be it breakfast, lunch or dinner, we look forward to serving you at Solbar.

Stomp

1457 Lincoln Avenue (In historic Mount View Hotel & Spa), Calistoga 94515- Phone: 707-942-8272
www.mountviewhotel.com/restaurant.shtml

Stomp brings a fresh experience to the art of dining. This newest restaurant venue in Napa Valley, located in historic downtown Calistoga, invites guests to savor all the culinary wonders of Wine Country cuisine, with its own sense of French-infused flavor.

Stomp is located in the Mount View Hotel, a 1917 Mission Revival style building with a rich sense of grace and charm. The stylish interiors and airy elegance carry the touch of renowned California designer Michael Berman.

Terra

1345 Railroad Avenue, St. Helena, CA 94574 - Phone 707-963-8931
www.terrarestaurant.com

Even San Franciscans claim it’s “worth the pilgrimage” to this “fabulous restored 19th-century stone building” “off the main drag in St. Helena” for Hiro Sone’s “deeply satisfying”, “spectacularly original” New American fare (incorporating Italian, French and Japanese flavors), wife Lissa Doumani’s desserts that “dance on your palate”, the “extensive wine list” and the attentions of an “exceptional” staff; of course, “if you’re already in town, it’s a slam dunk.”  -Zagat Survey, 2006

Uva Trattoria & Bar

1040 Clinton Street, Napa, CA 94559 - Phone 707-255-6646
www.uvatrattoria.com

April 2008 marks their sixth anniversary as a restaurant. Since opening, Uva Trattoria & Bar has been many things to many people; a jazz supperclub, a family-friendly neighborhood trattoria, a business luncheon and rehearsal dinner destination, a cocktail rendezvous, a pizza to go………

Whatever the preference, they want people to feel that they are a part of our family, so create a convivial atmosphere.

Uva is a casual Napa hangout popular with locals. They offer a number of dining options, ranging from cocktails and antipasti to a soul-satisfying five-course meal. Their diverse menu features Italian comfort food, prepared with the freshest ingredients and weekly specials based on local, seasonal, organically farmed produce. Uva is also a focal point of downtown Napa's developing music scene and proudly boasts five nights of live jazz each week.

Zinsvalley Café

3253 Browns Valley Road, Napa, CA 94558 - Phone: 707-224-0695
www.zinsvalley.com

Zinsvalley is not really a valley, it’s a restaurant!

The atmosphere is casually refined, informal and very down to earth, “California fun” is their style and personality. The restaurant has two huge brick fireplaces, one of them is double sided providing diners with a warm, cozy, inviting atmosphere during the cool season. Outside on the deck, is one of the most beautiful creek side dining areas in Napa, very enjoyable during the warm weather months. Greg Johnson, owner and chef, is an East Coast transplant who has “cheffed” at Mustards, Bistro Don Giovanni and Auberge du Soleil. Greg really “Can’t wait to feed you”.

ZuZu

829 Main Street, Napa, CA 94559 - Phone: 707-224-8555
www.zuzunapa.com

Located on Main Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets in Napa, ZuZu offers a cozy dining experience in the heart of the newly burgeoning historic Old Town district.  In addition to the traditional offering based on recipes from Spain, Portugal, and the Mediterranean region, Proprietor Mick Salyer and Chef Angela Tamura have developed some uniquely Californian versions of tapas as well as incorporating taste elements from Central and South America.

 

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