Superbowl Poetry Slam? Why Not?

"If you want to do something really special on game day," John Gaines, who was at the helm of The Tradewinds in Cotati for several decades, writes in a message to me, "be the only one on your block to have a poetry slam." He is serious. "This [...]

By | January 29th, 2013|2 Comments

Welcome to the parish. Parish Cafe, that is.

I've known for a while that Parish Cafe, chef Rob Lippincott's New Orleans restaurant, was due to open in Healdsburg any day, but on Saturday, when I was driving towards town after a visit to the Davero Tasting Room, I spotted an open door and people sitting at [...]

By | October 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

TODAY ONLY: Beignets, Muffaletta, Gumbo and Etouffe in Healdsburg

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Healdsburg's Costeaux Bakery, where Chef Rob Lippincott of Louisiana Legacy will be making yummy NOLA nibbles, including hot and messy beignets

By | March 8th, 2011|1 Comment

A Yummy Bite of New Orleans

One of New Orleans' great dishes, muffaletta, is now available at Rustic, the restaurant at Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

By | January 26th, 2011|6 Comments