Recently in Dining Specials Category

Epicurean Winter in Healdsburg: Culinary Mecca

| | Comments (0) | TrackBacks (0)
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.

Restaurant Month in California

| | Comments (0) | TrackBacks (0)
All around California, restaurants are celebrating the month of January with fabulous dining specials and savings for lunch and/or dinner. Splurge, savor, and save is the name of the game. See if your favorite restaurant or one you always wanted to try is on the list in the regions below.

Gold Country. You may not find gold, but with savings on food like these, you might as well have! Restaurant Week in Gold Country is January 32-30 with a grand finale on January 30th where the area's finest chefs will offer a unique opportunity to be an El Dorado Epicurean in a countywide progressive dinner. More Details

Monterey County. Catch some fresh seafood in Monterey during Restaurant Month. Participating restaurants are offering prix fixe dinner menus for $20.11 all month long. More Details.

Napa Valley - see our Food Writer's top restaurant picks for deals and steals. Or see the full list of Napa Valley restaurants and their specials here.

Santa Barbara Wine Country
  • Santa Barbara -Dubbed "Film Feast", the prix fixe restaurant program coincides with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival all happening January 27-Feb 6, 2011. Film goers and foodies are invited to choose from "Short" (two-course), "Feature" (three-course) and "Epic" (four-course) length seasonal menus at participating restaurants. MORE DETAILS.
  • Santa Ynez Valley - The foodie fun begins January 23rd and ends January 29th. It's this region's first time participating in Restaurant Month and they will be featuring special 3-course tasting menus for $20.11. A list of participating restaurants is listed, but you will need to contact restaurants directly for specific days, dining hours and to make reservations. MORE DETAILS.

Napa Valley Restaurant Month Deals and Steals

| | Comments (0) | TrackBacks (0)
boonFlyCafe_donuts.jpgBy Deirdre Bourdet


Now is the time to dine in Napa Valley. The region's first ever Restaurant Month kicked off this January to complement Yountville's second annual Moveable Feast, offering sweet specials all over the valley. With over 30 participating restaurants--nearly all of which have different fine print on their deals--assessing the options can seem overwhelming. To save you time and headaches, I offer you my top picks for the most incredible, can't miss values on offer during this month only.

20 Wines for $20 Thursdays

| | Comments (0) | TrackBacks (0)
Buying a bottle of wine at dinner doesn't have to be expensive. Dry Creek Kitchen in Healdsburg, CA is offering patrons of the restaurant a great deal on Thursdays. The new promotion is "20 wines for $20" and lasts through the March 2011.

Sommelier Drew Munro has priced 20 wines at a tremendous value for you to enjoy every Thursday evening. In addition, two wines are available by the glass for $5 each.

Take advantage of this steal of a deal. Make reservations online. See restaurant hours below:
Lunch: Fri. - Sun. 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Dinner: Sun. - Thurs. 5:30pm to 9:30pm and Fri. - Sat. 5:30pm to 10:00pm

*Remember - 20 Different bottles of wine all for only $20 each*

CLICK HERE for dining review.

Categories

Archives