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Anette’s Chocolates

Weekly Locals’ Night taste, plus spend $9.95 on Tuesday evenings and receive a complimentary Himalayan salted caramel (special may change)

C Casa

Two quesadillas with chilorio and pickled onions, garnished with guacamole, pico de gallo and crema for $8 bottle of Corona for $3.75 guac and chips for $5 draft beers for $3

Gott’s Roadside

Burger (cheeseburger/hamburger/veggie burger) + fries + regular soda for $10.99 or add $2 for a draft beer instead of a soda. Also, $4 beer and wine specials.

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Craft Beer Links at The Fatted Calf

What’s better with your favorite frosty beverage than a sausage hot off the grill? The Fatted Calf has many beer-friendly meaty eats on its menu but a favorite is the Craft Beer Link made this week with the rich and malty Drakonic Imperial Stout from Drake’s Brewing in San Leandro.  This smoky, snappy sausage is a beer’s best friend.  […]

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Mint Julep Season

Just in time for the dog days of summer, Napa Valley Distillery (NVD) has bottled its ever popular brandy mint julep. In 1803, the Mint Julep was described as a “dram of spirituous liquor that has mint in it, taken by Virginians in the morning.” The first Mint Juleps enjoyed by the American colonies were made with […]

Kitchen Door

$6 wines on tap plus Mumm Brut Prestige and $3.50 draft beers. Plus, Wednesday is Wing Wednesday — $1 wood-fired chicken wings from 5 to 9 pm.

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South African Keermont

Curious about the wines of South Africa? Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant (OC&WM) has procured the 2011 Keermont Syrah for its red cellar trio wine club and shelves. This deeply flavored, complex red was grown in the beautiful amphitheater known as Paradise Valley in Stellenbosch. Production was quite limited, and the wine has received significant […]

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Cate’s Fantastic Finds

Everything that you find in Cate & Co.’s bakeshop is created in their kitchen except for a couple of items that they discovered, fell in love with, and just had to share with their customers. They call these items “Cate’s Fantastic Finds!” The most recent “find’ is a line of nitrite-free salamis in a variety of […]

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Cheese Plates To Go

The Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant is now offering cheese plates in an easy ready to-go, picnic-style pack. Currently they are available only on Saturdays and Sundays (all food on the menu can be prepared to go as well). There are two varieties of cheese plates with three different cheeses, dried fruit and almonds. You […]

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So Glad You’re a Grad!

Pre-order grad cupcakes and cakes in custom colors, decorations and themes. Give Kara’s Cupcakes a call to cater your graduation party and sweet celebration. Stop by the bakery, order online, or call the cupcake hotline to pre-order: 1-866-554-CAKE (2253).

Dinner on the Run at Cate & Co.

Some days it just takes too much effort to cook a delicious dinner at home, and takeout sounds like a good option. “Fresh, healthy and scrumptious” is Cate & Co.‘s description of takeout! Each afternoon they feature a new “Dinner on the Run” menu which includes a tempting main dish with several fresh, seasonal side […]

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Riverdog Chickens are Back!

Delicious Riverdog Farm chickens are back at The Fatted Calf. Riverdog’s freedom ranger flock is organically raised outside in the beautiful Capay Valley using a cleverly devised mobile coop system which allows them access to fresh alfalfa pasture daily. And the results are in the sweet, nutty flavor of these beautiful birds. Fresh whole and […]

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Sunday Bloody Mary

The infamous Bloody Mary…a magical brunch libation that transcends tomato juice and vodka. The rich umami of the salt and spices, tangy tomato, hearty spirited backbone, and unlimited garnishes make this America’s favorite weekend beverage. If you love Bloody Marys as much as we do then you must pick up a bottle of Napa Valley […]

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The Model Bakery has you covered for Easter

The Model Bakery knows how to celebrate Easter! From breakfast pastries (hot cross buns, cinnamon rolls, espresso bundt cake and more) to organic, artisan breads (bunny bread, bacon batard, ciabatta and more) to cookies, tarts and pies (iced Easter sugar cookies, strawberry mascarpone tart, strawberry rhubarb pie and more). And the cakes…carrot egg cake, berries […]

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Is this paradise?

Super fragrant, locally grown loose gardenia blossoms are back! They’re all you need to transform a car/bedroom/bath/cubicle into a personal tropical island and make a great “just because” treat for yourself or a friend. Stop by The Monkey Flower Group for just a sniff, or take some with you to make springtime in Napa feel […]

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New! Napa Valley Distillery Cherry Brandy

The oak really comes through strong on this one, making it very dry and peppery on the front palate. Only on the finish do you get the cherry, which builds and lingers on the palate. The oak really gives this spirit a rye whiskey character, despite its true brandy nature. An esoteric spirit that eludes […]