Readers Picks: Food & Drink

March 19, 2014

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Best Farmers Market

Marin

Farmers Market at Marin Civic Center

Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. 415.472.6100.

Napa

Napa Farmers Market at Oxbow Public Market

500 First St., Napa. 707.501.3087.

Sonoma

Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market

50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 707.522.8629.

Honorable Mention

Sebastopol Farmers Market

Downtown Plaza, Sebastopol. 707.522.9305.

Best Organic Farm

Marin

Green Gulch Farm

www.sfzc.org/ggf

Napa

Boca Farm

www.bocafarm.org

Sonoma

Laguna Farms

1764 Cooper Road, Sebastopol. 707.823.0823.

Honorable Mention

Green String Farm

3571 Old Adobe Road, Petaluma. 707.778.7500.

Best Bakery

Marin

Bovine Bakery

11312 Hwy. 1, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.9420.

Napa

Model Bakery

1357 Main St., St. Helena. 707.819.8192.

Sonoma

Village Bakery

1445 Town & Country Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.527.7654.

7225 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.8101.

Honorable Mention

Wild Flour Bread Bakery

1409 Bohemian Hwy., Freestone. 707.874.2938.

Best Barbecue

Marin

Roadside BBQ

5000 Northgate Mall, San Rafael. 415.479.7200.

Napa

Smoakville

1755 Industrial Way, Napa. 707.363.3447.

Sonoma

BBQ Smokehouse

6811 Laguna Park Way, Sebastopol. 707.575.3277.

Honorable Mention

The BBQ Spot

3448 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.585.2616.

Best Burger

Marin

Phyllis' Giant Burgers

2202 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.456.0866.

Napa

Gott's Roadside

933 Main St., Napa. 707.963.3486.

644 First St., Napa. 707.224.6900.

Sonoma

SuperBurger

1501 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.4016.

10070 Main St., Penngrove. 707.665.9790.

Honorable Mention

Phyllis' Giant Burgers

4910 Sonoma Hwy., Santa Rosa. 707.538.4000.

1774 Piner Road., Santa Rosa. 707.521.0890.

Best Pizza

Marin

Ghiringhelli's Pizzeria

45 Broadway Blvd., Fairfax. 415.453.7472.

Napa

Ca' Momi

610 First St., Napa. 707.257.4992.

Sonoma

Mombo's Pizza

1880 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.528.3278.

560 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol. 707.823.7492.

Honorable Mention

Rosso Pizzeria & Wine Bar

53 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.544.3221.

151 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma. 707.772.5177.

Best Frozen Dessert Shop

Marin

Swirl

417 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415.388.2636.

Napa

Frati Gelato

670 Main St., Napa. 707.265.0265.

Sonoma

Screamin' Mimi's

6902 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol. 707.823.5902.

Honorable Mention

Yogurt Farms

1224 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.576.0737.

Best Cupcakes

Marin

Susie Cakes

310 Bon Air Center, Greenbrae. 415.461.2253.

Napa

Sift

3816 Bel Aire Plaza, Napa. 707.240.4004.

Sonoma

Moustache Baked Goods

381 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.395.4111.

Honorable Mention

Sift

404-A Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.703.4228.

7582 Commerce Blvd., Cotati. 707.792.1681.

401 Kenilworth Drive #920, Petaluma. 707.200.2202.

Best Candy/Chocolate Shop

Marin

Powell's Sweet Shoppe

879 Grant Ave., Novato. 415.898.6160.

Napa

Anette's Chocolate Factory

1321 First St., Napa. 707.252.4228.

Sonoma

Powell's Sweet Shoppe

151 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma. 707.765.9866.

Honorable Mention

Viva Cocolat

110 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. 707.778.9888.

Best Chocolatier

Napa

Anette's Chocolate Factory

1321 First St., Napa. 707.252.4228.

Sonoma

Sonoma Chocolatiers

6988 McKinley St., Sebastopol. 707.829.1181.

Honorable Mention

Recherche du Plaisir

3401 Cleveland Ave. Ste. 9, Santa Rosa. 707.843.3551.

Best Cafe/Coffeehouse

Marin

Dr. Insomniac's

800 Grant Ave., Novato. 415.897.9500.

Napa

Ritual Coffee

610 First St., Napa. 707.253.1190.

Sonoma

Flying Goat Coffee

324 Center St., Healdsburg. 707.433.9081.

419 Center St., Healdsburg. 707.433.8003.

10 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.1202.

Honorable Mention

Taylor Maid Farms

6790 McKinely St., Ste. 170, Sebastopol. 707.634.7129.

Best Breakfast

Marin

Half Day Cafe

848 College Ave., Kentfield. 415.459.0291.

Napa

ABC Bakery

1517 Third St., Napa. 707.258.1827.

Sonoma

Howard Station Cafe

3611 Bohemian Hwy., Occidental. 707.874.2838.

Honorable Mention

Dierk's Parkside Cafe

404 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.573.5955.

1422 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.2233.

Best Brunch

Marin

Crepevine

908 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.257.8822.

Napa

Napa General Store

540 Main St. #100, Napa. 707.259.0762.

Sonoma

Willow Wood Market Cafe

9020 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.0233.

Honorable Mention

Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa

2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.8530.

Best Diner

Marin

Pine Cone Diner

60 Fourth St., Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.1536.

Napa

Buttercream Bakery

2297 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.255.6700.

Sonoma

D's Diner

7260 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.8080.

Honorable Mention

Hallie's Diner

125 Keller St., Petaluma. 707.773.1143.

Best Sandwich Shop

Marin

Perry's Deli

1916 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax. 415.456.3580.

Napa

Genova Delicatessen

1550 Trancas St., Napa. 707.253.8686.

Sonoma

Ike's Place

1780 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.293.9814.

Honorable Mention

Mac's Deli

630 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.6545.3785.

Best Outdoor Dining

Marin

Station House Cafe

11180 Hwy. 1, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.1515.

Napa

Angèle

540 Main St., Napa. 707.252.8115.

Sonoma

Rustic

300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville. 707.857.1485.

Honorable Mention

Campo Fina

330 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.395.4640.

Best Dining After 10pm

Marin

Sol food

901 & 903 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael. 415.451.4765.

811 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.451.4765.

401 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415.380.1986.

Napa

Morimoto Napa

610 Main St., Napa. 707.252.1600.

Sonoma

Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Honorable Mention

Mary's Pizza Shack

www.maryspizzashack.com

Best Spot to Dine Solo

Marin

Sol Food

901 & 903 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael. 415.451.4765.

811 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.451.4765.

401 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415.380.1986.

Napa

Carpe Diem Wine Bar

1001 Second St., Napa. 707.224.0800.

Sonoma

Peter Lowell's

7385 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.1077.

Honorable Mention

Willow Wood Market Cafe

9020 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.0233.

Best Caterer

Marin

Deer Park Villa

367 Bolinas Road, Fairfax. 415.456.8084.

Napa

Smoke

2766 Old Sonoma Road, Napa. 707.927.5070.

Sonoma

Preferred Sonoma Caterers

416 East D St., Petaluma. 707.769.7208.

Honorable Mention

Park Avenue Catering Co

591 Mercantile Drive, Cotati. 707.793.9645.

Best Server

Marin

Steve Schaefer, Nickel Rose

848 B. St. , San Rafael. 415.454.5551.

Napa

Allison McDow, Carpe Diem Wine Bar

1001 Second St., Napa. 707.224.0800.

Sonoma

Alan Luzmoor, John Ash & Co.

4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa. 707.527.7687.

Honorable Mention

Jessica McMillan, Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Best Chef

Marin

David Haydon, Il Davide

901 A St., San Rafael. 415.454.8080.

Napa

Ken Frank, La Toque Restaurant

1314 McKinstry St., Napa. 707.257.5157.

Sonoma

Duskie Estes & Doug Richey, Zazu Kitchen & Farm

6770 McKinley St., Sebastopol. 707.523.4814.

Honorable Mention

Mark Stark, Stark's Steak & Seafood

521 Adams St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.5100.

Best Sommelier

Marin

Eric Grasser, 123 Bolinas

123 Bolinas St., Fairfax. 415.488.5123.

Napa

Jordan Nova, 1313 Main

1313 Main St., Napa. 707.258.1313.

Sonoma

Christopher Sawyer, Carneros Bistro

1325 Broadway, Sonoma. 707.931.2042.

Honorable Mention

Stuart Morris, Hana Japanese Restaurant

101 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park. 707.586.0270.

Best Restaurant

Marin

Buckeye Roadhouse

15 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415.331.2600.

Napa

Celadon

500 Main St., Napa. 707.254.9690.

Sonoma

Stark's Steak & Seafood

521 Adams St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.5100.

Honorable Mention

Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Best New Restaurant

Marin

Saltwater Oyster Depot

12781 Sir Francis Drake, Inverness. 415.669.1244.

Napa

LuLu's Kitchen at 1313 Main

1313 Main St., Napa. 707.258.1313.

Sonoma

Woodfour Brewing Company

6780 Depot St., Sebastopol. 707.823.3144.

Honorable Mention

Belly Left Coast Kitchen & Tap Room

523 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.5787.

Best Chinese

Marin

Jennie Low's Chinese Cuisine

120 Vintage Way, Novato. 415.892.8838.

Napa

China House

2940 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.226.8881.

Sonoma

Gary Chu's Chinese Cuisine

611 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.5840.

Honorable Mention

Kirin Restaurant

2700 Yulupa Ave., Ste. 3, Santa Rosa. 707.525.1957.

Best French

Marin

Left Bank

507 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415.927.3331.

Napa

Bistro Jeanty

6510 Washington St., Yountville. 707.944.0103.

Sonoma

Bistro 29

620 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.2929.

Honorable Mention

Chloe's French Cafe

3883 Airway Drive #145, Santa Rosa. 707.528.3095.

Best Indian

Marin

Lotus Cuisine of India

704 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.456.5808.

Napa

Taste of the Himalayas

376 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.251.3840.

Sonoma

House of Curry & Grill

(formerly sizzling tandoor of santa rosa)

409 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.579.5999.

Honorable Mention

Pamposh Restaurant

52 Mission Circle, Santa Rosa. 707.538.3367.

Best Italian

Marin

Fradelizio's Ristorante

35 Broadway Blvd., Fairfax. 415.459.1618.

Napa

Oenotri

1425 First St., Napa. 707.252.1022.

Sonoma

Lo Coco's Cucina rustica

117 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.523.2227.

Honorable Mention

Riviera Ristorante

75 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.579.2682.

Best Japanese/Sushi

Marin

Sushi Ran

107 Caledonia St., Sausalito. 415.332.3620.

Napa

Morimoto

610 Main St., Napa. 707.252.1600.

Sonoma

Hana Japanese Restaurant

101 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park. 707.586.0270.

Honorable Mention

Osake

2446 Patio Court, Santa Rosa. 707.542.8282.

Best Mediterranean

Marin

Insalata's

120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. 415.457.7700.

Napa

Tarla Mediterranean Grill

1480 First St., Napa. 707.255.5599.

Sonoma

East West Restaurant

557 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. 707.546.6142.

Honorable Mention

East West Cafe

128 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.829.2822.

Best Mexican

Marin

Celia's

1 Vivian St., San Rafael. 415.456.8190.

Napa

Tanya's Taqueria

1601 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.224.9000.

Sonoma

Mi Pueblo Taqueria

800 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. 707.762.8192.

108 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 707.769.9066.

Honorable Mention

Martha's Old Mexico

305 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.4458.

Best Seafood

Marin

Fish

350 Harbor Drive, Sausalito. 415.331.3474.

Napa

Morimoto Napa

610 Main St., Napa. 707.252.1600.

Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar

403 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.433.9191.

Honorable Mention

The Tides Wharf

800 Hwy. 1, Bodega Bay. 707.875.3652.

Best Thai

Marin

My Thai Restaurant

1230 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.456.4455.

Napa

Mini Mango Thai Bistro

1408 Clay St., Napa. 707.226.8884.

Sonoma

Sea Thai Bistro

2323 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.528.8333.

Honorable Mention

Thai House

525 Fourth St. #2, Santa Rosa. 707.526.3939.

Best Vietnamese

Marin

Saigon Village

720 B St., San Rafael. 415.453.3505.

Napa

Bui Bistro

976 Pearl St., Napa. 707.255.5417.

Sonoma

Simply Vietnam

966 N. Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.566.8910.

Honorable Mention

Goji Kitchen

1965 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.523.3888.

Best Vegetarian

Marin

Radiance

923 C St., San Rafael. 415.686.3442.

Napa

Small World Cafe

928 Coombs St., Napa. 707.224.7743.

Sonoma

Gaia's Garden

1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.544.2491.

Honorable Mention

The Sunflower Center

1435 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma. 707.792.5300.

Best Bartender

Marin

Steve Schaefer, Nickel Rose

848 B St., San Rafael. 415.454.5551.

Napa

Nick Hammond, Carpe Diem Wine Bar

1001 Second St., Napa. 707.224.0800.

Sonoma

Frank Dice, Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Honorable Mention

Chrysti Kehr, John Ash & Co.

4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa. 707.527.7687.

Best Bar

Marin

Mayflower Pub

1533 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.456.1011.

Napa

Norman Rose Tavern

1401 First St., Napa. 707.258.1516.

Sonoma

Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Honorable Mention

Stark's Steak & Seafood

521 Adams St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.5100.

Best Dive Bar

Marin

Nickel Rose

848 B St., San Rafael. 415.454.5551.

Napa

Henry's

823 Main St., Napa. 707.257.3008.

Sonoma

Wagon Wheel

3320 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.546.1958.

Honorable Mention

440 Club

434 College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.542.2550.

Best Happy Hour

Marin

Flatiron

724 B St., San Rafael. 415.453.4318.

Napa

Barolo

1374 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.2233.

Sonoma

Stark's Steak & Seafood

521 Adams St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.5100.

Honorable Mention

Jackson's Bar & Oven

135 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.6900.

Best Cocktails

Marin

Hilltop 1892

850 Lamont Ave., Novato. 415.893.1892.

Napa

Goose & Gander

1245 Spring St., St. Helena. 707.967.8779.

Sonoma

Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Honorable Mention

Spoonbar

219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.433.7222.

Best Brewpub

Marin

Moylan's Brewery & Restaurant

15 Rowland Way, Novato. 415.898.4677.

Napa

Downtown Joe's Brewery & Restaurant

902 Main St., Napa. 707.258.2337.

Sonoma

Russian River Brewing Co.

725 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.2337.

Honorable Mention

LaGunitas Brewing Company

1280 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma. 707.769.4495.

Best Microbrew

Marin

Moylan's Brewery & Restaurant

15 Rowland Way, Novato. 415.898.4677.

Napa

Napa Smith Brewery

1 Executive Way, Napa. 707.254.7167.

Sonoma

Pliny the Elder, Russian River Brewing Co.

725 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.2337.

Sonoma

Honorable Mention

Little Sumpin', LaGunitas Brewing Company

1280 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma. 707.769.4495.

Best Micro Distillery

Napa

Charbay Distillery & Winery

4001 Spring Mountain Road, St. Helena. 707.963.9327.

Sonoma

Spirit Works Distillery

679 McKinley St. #100, Sebastopol. 707.634.4793.

Honorable Mention

HelloCello

21877 Eighth St., Sonoma. 707.721.6390.

Best Wine List

Marin

123 Bolinas

123 Bolinas St., Fairfax. 415.488.5123.

Napa

1313 Main

1313 Main St., Napa. 707.258.1313.

Sonoma

Willi's Wine Bar

4404 Old Redwood Hwy., Santa Rosa. 707.526.3096.

Honorable Mention

John Ash & Co.

4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa. 707.527.7687.

Best Winetasting Room

Marin

Trek Winery

1026 Machin Ave., Novato. 415.899.9883.

Napa

Palmaz Vineyards

4029 Hagan Road, Napa. 707.226.5587.

Sonoma

Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens

5007 Fulton Road, Fulton. 866.287.9818.

Honorable Mention

Francis Ford Coppola Winery

300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville. 707.857.1471.

Best Sauvignon Blanc

Napa

Cakebread Cellars

8300 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford. 707.963.5221.

Sonoma

Merry Edwards Wines

2959 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol. 707.823.7466.

Honorable Mention

Matanzas Creek Winery

6097 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. 707.528.6464.

Best Chardonnay

Napa

Grgich Hills Estate

1829 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford. 707.963.2784.

Sonoma

La Crema

235 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 800.314.1762.

Honorable Mention

Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens

5007 Fulton Road, Fulton. 866.287.9818.

Best Sparkling Wine

Marin

Heidrun Meadery

11925 Hwy. 1, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.9122.

Napa

Schramsberg Vineyards

1400 Schramsberg Road, Calistoga. 707.942.4558.

Sonoma

J Vineyards & Winery

11447 Old Redwood Hwy., Healdsburg. 707.431.5479.

Honorable Mention

Korbel Champagne Cellars

13250 River Road, Guerneville. 707.824.7000.

Best Rosé

Napa

Azur

www.azurwines.com

Sonoma

Kokomo Winery

4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg. 707.433.0200.

Honorable Mention

Unti Vineyards

www.untivineyards.com

Best Cabernet

Marin

Trek Winery

1026 Machin Ave., Novato. 415.899.9883.

Napa

Ca' Momi

610 First St., Napa. 707.257.4992.

Sonoma

Silver Oak

24625 Chianti Road, Geyserville. 707.942.7082.

Honorable Mention

Jordan

1474 Alexander Valley Road, Healdsburg. 800.654.1213.

Best Syrah

Marin

Trek Winery

1026 Machin Ave., Novato. 415.899.9883.

Napa

Four Cairn Wines

www.fourcairn.com

Sonoma

Longboard Vineyards

5 Fitch St., Healdsburg. 707.433.3473.

Honorable Mention

Radio Coteau

www.radiocoteau.com

Best Pinot Noir

Marin

Easkoot Cellars

1115 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo.

Napa

Hill Wine Company

1001 Silverado Trail, St. Helena. 707.963.7000.

Sonoma

La Crema

235 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.525.6244.

Honorable Mention

Kosta Browne Winery

www.kostabrowne.com

Best Zinfandel

Napa

Turley Wine Cellars

www.turleywinecellars.com

Sonoma

Seghesio Family Vineyards

700 Grove St., Healdsburg. 707.433.3579.

Honorable Mention

Carol Shelton Wines

3354 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.575.3441.

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