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Abyssinia Restaurant – Santa Rosa

Abyssinia Restaurant – Santa Rosa

Hi! I’m Patrick and I’ve been a Wine Guy here in Sonoma County for over 20 years. Much of what I do is focused on food and wine pairings. I put together bites and sips that elevate each other into something even more sublime. However, there are times when the transcendence happens without the synergy. Go to Abyssinia Restaurant in Santa Rosa! Why would I recommend a restaurant that I would only pair with beer or a cloyingly sweet imported…

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Have You Met Luther?

Have You Met Luther?

The Luther Burbank Center for Arts is best known by locals for it’s world class Ruth Finley Person Theatre. Praised for its national and international touring performances ranging from shows such as Tony Bennet, Brain Candy, to the Moscow Ballet. With a range live comedy specials taped by HBO to some of the hottest television hits translated to the stage like Move Live on Tour, its no secret that the performers love her as much as we do! But did…

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Santa Rosa Seafood

Santa Rosa Seafood

Whether you are a local or a visitor to the area looking for an awesome source of fresh fish, Santa Rosa Seafood is your spot. This family owned business offers a huge selection of both seafood and shellfish at competitive prices. You can get sushi grade fish, local crab and oysters, and a lot of specialty items when they are in season such as uni and mussels. Be sure to ask for a sample of the smoked salmon…. because once…

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The Emerald Cup

The Emerald Cup

Whether or not you partake of California’s “other” crop you may soon find yourself enjoying some of the country’s best marijuana when you visit us here. Plans for all kinds of marijuana tourism are in the works here, but just so you can educate yourselves in advance here are the winners of this past weekend’s Emerald Cup which attracted over 30.000 people to Santa Rosa. www.emeraldreport.com Held over two days at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds the event is the largest…

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Hana Japanese Restaurant

Hana Japanese Restaurant

I had been hearing about Hana for a long time…. and finally tried it recently. Set in a relatively nondescript shopping center, the decor once inside is welcoming with a large Sake bar area and nicely spaced tables as well as an active sushi bar. There were five of us at dinner and our waitress was warm and knowledgeable suggesting that we go “family style” and try lots of items. While not inexpensive this was definitely the way to go….

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