Get your Gourmet Grub on During California Restaurant Month
Sonoma Valley - Delicious! January 1-31 Sonoma Valley Delicious! is presenting unique culinary events throughout wine country as restaurants, wineries, farmers, cheese-makers, brewers, distillers and food artisans create delicious experiences for diners. Guests will enjoy special offers including preset menus, special food and wine pairings, signature dishes and cocktails, and more at restaurants, tasting rooms and wineries across the Sonoma Valley.
|Restaurant Week at Auberge du Soleil|
Every January, restaurants across our bounteous state offer special menus with palatable promotional pricing. This year, California has a record number of 40 destinations participating in the delectable event, each with its own spin on the edible experience.
“California’s ever-evolving food culture and innovative culinary offerings makes it the perfect destination during our ninth annual California Restaurant Month,” said Visit California President and CEO Caroline Beteta. “Communities across the state will showcase their dining highlights, serving up the best dishes and celebrations from Mendocino to San Diego.”
California Restaurant Month showcased California-sourced produce, meats and seafood, along with dozens of talented chefs and restaurateurs who continue celebrate the state’s agricultural heritage while elevating its renowned dining culture.
Below is an appetizing array of some of the exemplary culinary experiences food-lovers can enjoy throughout the month!San Francisco Restaurant Week: January 23-31 This year during SF Restaurant Week, more than 130 restaurants are featuring two-course lunches and three or more course dinner menus at varying prices ($15 & $25 lunch menus, and $40 and $65 dinner menus). What’s more, one special winner will receive a year of dining out! Eligibility requires dining at four or more participating restaurants during SF Restaurant Week, and posting a qualified entry to the Facebook event page. Entrants will be eligible to win $1,200 in dining gift certificates from various restaurants.
Oakland - Restaurant Week: January 11-21 Participating Oakland restaurants are celebrating the most diverse restaurant week in the region by offering foodies pre-set lunch and/or dinner menus at $10, $20, $30, $40 and $50 price points. This year, Oakland Restaurant Week is also offering some new exclusive dining events and experiences, including progressive dinners throughout various neighborhoods where attendees can visit multiple restaurants, wineries and breweries to try different food and drink.
Mendocino County - “Winter Feast:” January 18-27 Winter Feast Mendocino is a new 10-day extravaganza of events dedicated to the county’s favorite crustacean, the crab! Guests can indulge in fine seafood, wine, beer and more at family-style crab and cioppino feeds, gourmet crab-themed dinners, and more. “Winter Feast” also includes a wine competition showcasing Mendocino’s sparkling liquid assets and the ever-popular “Crab Cake Cook-off” that highlights the talents of the county’s chefs.Napa Valley - Restaurant Week: January 20-27 Napa Valley Restaurant Week allows locals and visitors to dine and find delight throughout the valley, while experiencing the region’s legendary food and wine culture through multi-course menus for lunch ($20) and dinner ($36 or $46). Napa’s farm-to-table practices and Michelin Star-rated restaurants make the the region an epicurean’s destination, and there’s no better time to enjoy it all than during Restaurant Week.