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Bamboo Sourcery – Sebastopol

Bamboo Sourcery – Sebastopol

I have lived in this area for over 20 years now…but I had never visited Bamboo Sourcery before and turns out it is so worth seeing. Bamboo Sourcery is a unique bamboo-exclusive specialty nursery tucked among the forested hills near Sebastopol, California. They carry literally hundreds of bamboo varieties from all over the world and have beautiful and extensive demonstration gardens. You can wander through a forest of bamboo, picnic by a little pond and learn all about the over 300 varieties…

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OMG this Ramen Rocks!

OMG this Ramen Rocks!

If you are a ramen aficionado then do not miss this sot. Ramen Gaijin in Sebastopol is the real deal. This spot brings together authentic Japanese ramen recipes and techniques with super fresh local ingredients for a distinctly Sonoma County style Izakaya experience. While the ramen itself is crazy good….you can also make a meal of the various skewers and yakitori. We strongly recommend sitting at the bar if you can. The smells from the kitchen are hypnotizing. http://www.ramengajin.com

Really Good Fish Tacos

Really Good Fish Tacos

Do you love fish tacos? There are lots of good spots to get them around Sonoma County but one of our favorite is at Handline in Sebastopol. Made from locally sourced rockfish and fried in a very light beer batter with all the right accoutrements. What really sets these tacos apart however is the fact that the all important tortillas are made in house from scratch! Go check this spot out….you will taste the difference. There are plenty of other…

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Marigold Indian Bistro

Marigold Indian Bistro

Uddab Timilsina, the best Indian chef in the North Bay, is back, this time in Sebastopol Ca, over at his new restaurant Marigold Indian Bistro. He’s originally from Nepal and has the knowledge and ability to pull together ideas from many of the dozens of culinary traditions of India. This restaurant uses the freshest ingredients and local meat and organic poultry; I recently tried their Kale Bhaji appetizer (organic kale, ginger onions fritters coated in a chickpea batter), Lamb Saagwala…

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