It’s easy to find excellent eats in Sonoma County’s towns that stretch along the 101 corridor from Petaluma to Healdsburg. Michelin has lauded the county with stars a-plenty. But the county’s essence — alongside many of the farms that make up the Sonoma food shed — can be tasted in restaurants more widely distributed. In Guerneville and Sea Ranch, Occidental and Sebastopol, Sonoma’s best restaurants are spread around the county, as if acknowledging a diner’s need to journey, to discover, to savor. That seems in keeping with the county’s preference for rural relaxation.
Here are some of Sonoma County’s best restaurants. We’ve got you covered if you’re looking for Michelin stars, too.Read More