sWhen director Alfred Hitchcock cast about to find a city in which to set his 1943 noir thriller Shadow of a Doubt, he looked across the Golden Gate Bridge to Santa Rosa. It can be argued that Santa Rosa continues to model small town perfection with just a touch of disquietude, but until recently, that’s mostly been kept hidden around home kitchen tables. It’s not much for restaurants.
But with a mini restaurant renaissance shaking up downtown, dining outside of the home is coming into vogue around these parts. Here are some of the essential spots that, without a shadow of a doubt, define this classic American town.
Check out this list of hot and new Santa Rosa restaurants for more dining inspiration.Read More