Epicurean Winter in Healdsburg: Culinary Mecca

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healdsburgChamber_olives.jpgHealdsburg is literally a food-lover's paradise; a culinary mecca where chefs have access to fresh, local produce, sustainable seafood, and organic meats throughout the year. The town is home to some of the country's most celebrated restaurants, including two Michelin Star recipient Cyrus, Charlie Palmer's Dry Creek Kitchen, and Zin Restaurant and Wine Bar, which uses produce and eggs from their own farm.

Now through March, "Epicurean Winter" offers an array of culinary festivals, special dinners, wine tastings and specifically geared toward the epicurean. There's something for every food and wine lover who wants to enjoy a relaxing, indulgent escape that's still close to home.
Epicurean Indulgence at Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza - Every Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday now through March 31:
This ultimate "foodie" package includes an afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvers, a five-course dinner for two at two Michelin Star recipient Cyrus, overnight accommodations at the Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza and breakfast for two. CLICK HERE for reservations and information.

20x20 - Every Thursday, now through March 29
World-renowned chef Charlie Palmer's celebrated fine dining restaurant, Dry Creek Kitchen, offers 20 bottles of wine for just $20 each.  CLICK HERE for more information.

Sonoma Neighbor Menu & Live Jazz - Monday-Thursday, now until March 29:
Guests can enjoy a 3-course menu at Dry Creek Kitchen while listening to live jazz in the dining room from 7:00-10:00pm. $36/person; $51 with wine pairing. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Healdsburg Education Foundation. CLICK HERE for more information.

Taste the Place, Zin Restaurant & Wine Bar
- Every Wednesday from February 1- March 28: Zin Restaurant and Wine Bar will offer a 3-course, prix-fixe menu for just $29; $39 with wine pairing. Each week's menu will focus on a regional theme:

•    February 15: Austin, Central Texas Style BBQ
•    February 22: Pennsylvania Dutch
•    February 29: Mississippi: Flavors of the Deep South
•    March 7: Central California Portuguese
•    March 14: Taste of Tennessee
•    March 21: Santa Fe, New Mexico
•    March 28: Nevada Basque: Love Lamb


Healdsburg Wild Mushroom Weekend - February 16-20:
This four-day festival is a mushroom lover's dream. From foraging to mushroom-themed dinner, there's something for everyone.

  • February 16, 17, 18, 20: Williamson Winery will serve multiple mushroom dishes paired with their award winning wines.
  • February 16-20: Charlie Palmer's Dry Creek Kitchen will offer a mushroom dish with a focused wine pairing on their regular menu.

Barrel Tasting Weekend - March 2-4:
Explore the wineries of Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys and sample wines straight from the barrel. Guests can purchase wine in addition to placing orders on futures. For more information, visit www.wineroad.com/events

CLICK HERE to see more events happening in Healdsburg.

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