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Wine Country BBQ: 5 Summer Grill Recipes + Pairings From Napa & Sonoma Chefs

The Girl & The Fig’s Grilled Fig and Arugula Salad<p>(Courtesy of The Girl & The Fig)<p>Nobody does figs better than this downtown Sonoma staple.<p>The Girl & …

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15 stories of notable North Bay women professionals

15 stories of North Bay Women in Business Awards-winners<p>June 22, 2018<p>2018 Women in Business winners<p>—<p>See who has been honored in previous years: …

Women in Business: Sondra Bernstein, The Girl & the Fig

Sondra Bernstein of Sonoma's The Girl & the Fig wins North Bay Women in Business award<p>June 22, 2018, 3:49PM<p>Sondra Bernstein<p>Founder and proprietor<p>The …

A Fan Favorite: The Girl & The Fig

When I talked about visiting Sonoma County with my friends, or even with strangers, everyone raved about The Girl & The Fig. It is definitely a fan …

Rosemary Cake with Macerated Peaches

<b>FOR THE ROSEMARY CAKE</b><p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Line the bottom of a 9-inch round cake pan with parchment paper.<p>Beat the sugar and the eggs together in a …

Padron Peppers with Herbed Breadcrumbs

FOR THE HERBED BREADCRUMBS<p>Preheat oven to 350°F.<p>Toss the cubed bread in a bowl with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer …

Fried Green Tomatoes with Arugula Pesto and Tomato Corn Relish

<b>FOR THE ARUGULA PESTO</b><p>Place the pine nuts and walnuts into a food processor and grind into a fine dust. Add the garlic, olive oil, arugula and lemon …

The Escoffier Questionnaire: Sondra Bernstein

<i>THE GIRL & THE FIG AND THE FIG CAFÉ</i><p><b>D</b>uring the final drowsy nod of summer last year I happened upon the “Fig Rig,” a food truck that was, that day, …

Carrots get a reboot

A new round of entrees, sides, drinks and desserts hit menus

Warm welcome guaranteed in the wonderful Sonoma county of California

EVERYWHERE you go in Sonoma the friendly locals will tell you it is open for business — just months after it was hit by wildfires.<p>To be honest if we …

18 Best Steak Restaurants and Steakhouses in Sonoma County

<b>Slide 1 of 22</b><p><b>Sonoma Grille, Sonoma:</b> With a nod to its past as Meritage Oyster Bar and Grill, the menu at this reborn surf and turf restaurant …

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5 New Things Happening in Sonoma Valley this Spring

<b>For travelers who love food and wine, Sonoma Valley is the land of milk and honey. Despite having some fire damage from 2017, Sonoma Valley is open,</b> …

How One Restaurateur Is Rebuilding Cookbook Collections Lost in the North Bay Fires

When Sondra Bernstein put out a call for used books, the response was overwhelming.<p>Sondra Bernstein's warehouse space is overflowing with cookbooks. …

Our Guide On Maximizing 48 Hours in Sonoma

City Guide: 48 Hours in Sonoma<p>Inside this city guide we show you how to maximize your precious 48 hours in Sonoma. We teach you some history, …

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The Girl & the Fig, one of the best places to dine in Sonoma

<i>In his Between Meals column, Chronicle restaurant critic Michael Bauer writes about the restaurants he visits each week as he searches for the next Top 100 Restaurants. His main dining reviews, written after three or more visits, appear in the Sunday Food + Home section.</i><p>With all the new restaurant …

Bring It: The Community-Building Benefits of Complimentary Corkage

Given that chef Rob Larman’s charming little Cochon Volant BBQ eatery in Sonoma is an order-at-the-counter spot with just a handful of tables, it’s …

15 Sonoma Restaurants That Let You Bring Your Own Wine, For Free

There’s no shame in bringing your own (BYO) at these Sonoma County restaurants, they even encourage it through waiving corkage fees on certain …

Sonoma Valley Women Who are Changing the Landscape of Food and Wine

<b>In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating women in the food and wine world of Sonoma Valley that are leading movements and changing</b> …

Meet the Chef: Sondra Bernstein of girl and the fig

Sondra Bernstein is best known for helping put Sonoma County on the big league culinary map 20 years ago, when she opened her the girl & the fig’s …

Nouveau Quiche

Reclaiming meat-and-egg pie I like quiche, I don't care what they say—and what was it they said about quiche? Much has changed since a snarky scribe …

The Rhone Room A Sonoma Must Try Tasting Room

Any wine or food lovers for that matter need to know about Sondra Bernstein’s newest project, The Rhone Room. Sondra is the adored Chef from girl & …

California Dream Eater’s Ultimate Wine Country Road Trip

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Best Sonoma Restaurants: 18 Picks from the Food Critics

Hungry for something new this year? The food critics at Sonoma Magazine have picked out their favorite restaurants for you to add to your 2018 bucket …

Sonoma Roadside: Home, garden, wine and whimsy in one stop

Formerly an old cowboy store, and originally, the Jackpot Gas Station in the 1950s and 60s, Sonoma Roadside is a new wine country destination located …

Changes for Crisp Bakeshop both bitter and sweet

Sonoma's Crisp Bakeshop owners sell the shop, keep the brand<p>INDEX-TRIBUNE FOOD & WINE EDITOR | January 4, 2018<p>X<p>The "Follow This Story" feature will …

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After the Fires, Sonoma Businesses Return to Life

<b>Sondra Bernstein</b>, proprietor of The Girl & The Fig restaurant on the Sonoma Plaza, was set to have a record year. In addition to the Fig Cafe in Glen Ellen, The Girl & The Fig catering company, Suite D event space, and the Fig Rig food truck, Bernstein had just opened her own wine tasting room.<p>But …

The Ultimate Guide to The Best Bloody Marys in Sonoma County

<b>Quite possibly the most popular “hair of the dog” drink, the Bloody Mary is an American icon.</b> While its origins are debated (various bartenders claim …

Sondra Bernstein’s recipe for success

Women in Leadership: Sondra Bernstein<p>INDEX-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER | December 3, 2017<p>Growing up in Philadelphia, Sondra Bernstein says she didn’t think …

14 Unique Sonoma Venues For Your Holiday Party

The holiday party season is just around the corner. This year, plan something special for friends, family or employees – this is a good time to come …