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WINE COUNTRY - Francis Ford Coppola's elaborate new Geyserville winery unveiled a big chunk of the property to the public in July, and tomorrow the "Winery Park" with its 3,600 square-foot swimming pool (pictured), 28 "cabines" (changing rooms), cafe and bocce courts will re-open to the public for the spring season; if it's nice out. More information on rental prices et al. can be found on the website. [EaterWire]

>YELP WANTED - The Yelp extortion case of last year involving the company's alleged "pay-to-play" practices has been thrown out of court by a San Francisco judge. It sounds as if the plaintiffs will re-asses and refile their complaints. [SFBT]

FILLMORE - On Tuesdays in April, both Dosa locations in the Mission and on Fillmore Street will donate 100% of profits from sales to Japan's Red Cross relief fund. On April 12th, they'll also kick-off an entertainment-focused dinner series at Dosa on Fillmore. The three-course South Indian meal will feature indie flicks shown between dishes. Zoetrope-Aubry founder Kim Aubry will be on hand for a q&a session. Tickets here. [EaterWire]

CHEF SHUFFLES - Chef Anne Gingrass-Paik has departed Brix after roughly just over a year as executive chef there. No word yet as to what's up next for the Napa restaurant which has seen its fair share of drama through the years. [ISSF]

TAX DOLLARS AT WORK - The WSJ takes note that the removed restaurant moratoriums in Noe Valley, the Castro and Upper Fillmore haven't resulted in many new restaurants going into non-restaurant spaces. [WSJ]

AL FRESCO - In honor of spring, 7x7 lists out its favorite "hidden" outdoor dining areas and back patios in the city. [7x7]

Francis Ford Coppola Winery

300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville, CA

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