Located a mere 55 miles north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is a hub for some of the region's best food. From March 9-15, they will host their sixth annual Restaurant Week, and we’ve got the scoop on the dishes you shouldn't miss.
During Restaurant Week, participating restaurants will offer two-course prix fixe lunches for $10-20 per person and/or three-course prix fixe dinners for $19-39. Read on for our favorites, organized by neighborhood.
Carneros Bistro at Renaissance Lodge at Sonoma Resort & Spa will feature a Crème Brulée Trio for dessert. Enough said.
The Girl and The Fig invites you to bring in spring on their picture-perfect outdoor patio while you nosh on roast pork loin with bacon jam and clean up with a salted fig caramel sundae.
HopMonk Tavern is known for its fantastic brews, constant live music, and their remarkable beer garden. During restaurant week, they're offering a three-course dinner featuring fried okra, blackened chicken with zucchini, bananas foster bread pudding, and more.
The Spinster Sisters are serving up wild mushroom chowder with tarragon, lemon, and garlic croutons – and that’s just the first course.
Belly Left Coast Kitchen & Tap Room dedicate their menu to the five pacific states, choosing seasonal products that are locally-sourced whenever possible. They'll be serving up wild mushroom truffle pizza and Campfire Stout chocolate mousse, courtesy of Pittsburg's High Water Brewing Company.
Bear Republic Brewing Company knows how to serve up solid pub fare with a twist. Both their lunch and dinner menus finish with Beer-A-Misu Tiramisu, made with Bear Republic’s signature Big Bear Black Stout.
Spoonbar features a four-course, family-style menu for Restaurant Week. Be sure to check out the black truffle- and escargot-stuffed chicken legs, chorizo-spiced pork belly on brioche buns, and picked Fresno chili with swiss chard.
Zazu Kitchen + Farm is simple, ingredient-driven fare at its best. The Zasu team whipped up a simply delicious dinner menu featuring ingredients like asparagus, kaffir lime, and house-made gemelli pasta.
Located in an old farmer’s co-op building, Woodfour Brewing Company will pair savory comfort dishes with their own small-batch craft beers for the ultimate brew-to-table experience.
Rohnert Park & Glen Ellen
M.Y. Noodles, situated in the Graton Resort & Casino, is a spin-off of local San Francisco favorite M.Y. China. Featuring celebrity chef Martin Yan’s signature cuisine, M.Y. Noodles focuses on handmade dim sum, noodles, and some of Martin’s favorite dishes. Stop in for lunch to enjoy wild boar scissor-cut noodles or wasabi walnut prawns for dinner.
Glen Ellen Star opened in 2012 and resembles a quaint farmhouse, evoking a storybook California wine country feel. The chefs use local purveyors for their ingredients and change their menu seasonally. Glen Ellen Star will be featuring a brick chicken piccata with wood oven roasted vegetables, followed by their decadent homemade ice cream.
For a complete list of participating restaurants and their pre-fixe menus, visit sonomacountyrestaurantweek.org.