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Past:
  • Petaluma Argus
  • Inside Scoop SF
  • 12 News

Recent articles by Carey:

Lou’s Luncheonette offering casual, fried comfort food

The space that once housed Box Car Chicken and Biscuits has reopened under the same owners. → Read More

Four of the best spots for Indian takeout

From Yeti in Glen Ellen to Shangri-La and the newer Cumin in Santa Rosa, there’s no need to miss out on tasty Indian food. → Read More

Juanita Juanita in Sonoma features fresh Mexican food

This quirky Sonoma restaurant may look like a dive, but the steady crowds attest to its popularity. → Read More

La Hacienda brings its flavorful Mexican cuisine to downtown Sonoma

La Hacienda Taqueria’s smaller cozy, casual outpost in downtown Sonoma offers the same outstanding soups, seafood and sauces. → Read More

Pair food with games at these Sonoma County restaurants

Sonoma County restaurants are offering games from high-tech virtual reality and laser tag to giant Jenga and board game libraries. → Read More

Picazo Kitchen brings back comfort food to Sonoma

Kina and Salvador Picazo Chavez have introduced a people-pleasing menu to the new Picazo Kitchen & Bar in the Maxwell Center with Mexican favorites, comfort food and cocktails. → Read More

Shige Sushi: A real Japanese ‘izakaya’ rocks in Sonoma

The Sonoma spot is an izakaya, sporting the authentic clutter, noise and casual service you expect from the working-class watering holes so popular around Tokyo. → Read More

Layla in MacArthur Place has all the makings of a top restaurant

Layla's spectacular décor, modern dishes and personable service makes it a standout in Wine Country. → Read More

Petaluma’s Butcher Crown Roadhouse offers boutique beers, excellent Mex-fusion

Butcher Crown has funky, country-charm décor, boutique beers and wines, and excellent Mex-fusion food that could be proudly served in a much fancier restaurant. → Read More

Yountville’s La Calenda does famed chef proud

Famed chef Thomas Keller’s new Oaxacan eatery buries cultural drama under an avalanche of bright flavors and authenticity. → Read More

Taste of the South

An alligator statue greets guests at the front counter of the new → Read More

Former Fremont Diner reborn as Boxcar Fried Chicken in Sonoma

Boxcar Fried Chicken, formerly the Fremont Diner, emerges with a simpler, but still-delightful menu of American comfort classics. → Read More

Swedish cuisine finds noshable niche in Petaluma

In a unique niche for Wine Country, Stockhome’s concept is Swedish food. And not just Swedish food, but also the street food from other cultures that the Swedes have come to love. → Read More

Tips Roadside a stylish, modern spot for Southern comforts

It took until this June for the Kenwood spot to finally open after last year’s wildfires destroyed renovation plans. But y’all, it was worth the wait. → Read More

Delicious California comfort food at Sonoma’s Harvest Moon Café

Though all these years, while trends come and go, Sonoma’s Harvest Moon has remained true to its roots: delicious California comfort food with spark and soul. → Read More

Petaluma cafe Della Fattoria gets some new and improved changes

A review of the new and improved Della Fattoria, which is now serving dinner Thursday through Saturday in its bespoke events space. → Read More

Sonoma’s Carneros Bistro belongs back in the spotlight

Sonoma’s Carneros Bistro is back on the radar for more than breakfast. Chef Libunao may be low profile, but that’s because he’s keeping his focus on the kitchen, and the effort is paying off. → Read More

Umbria serves up pitch perfect Italian regional specialties, service to match

This was an extremely popular Italian eatery in San Francisco for 21 years, and now, it’s moved to Wine Country. The gregarious owner is a delight, and the upscale comfort food includes classics like lasagna and excellent breaded, sautéed chicken breast with crisp-edged grilled polenta and sautéed spinach. → Read More

Superb steakhouse Saddles in Sonoma still dazzling after 20 years

Despite a recent change in ownership, Saddles in Sonoma remains a top choice for steak, fish, chops and side dishes, not to mention decor that includes, well, saddles. → Read More

Vallejo embraces breweries, wineries, distilleries

Leave it to Mare Island Brewing Co. co-owners Kent Fortner and Ryan Gibbons to dub an emerging stretch of craft beverage companies around their business "The Wet Mile." The duo, who run their three-year-old taproom in the Vallejo Ferry Building and are finishing the final details on a new brewery just across the Mare Island Strait, are already known for their inventive beer names. Their… → Read More