Breakfast truly is the most important meal, especially if swirling and sipping is the order of the day. An outing to wine country should involve all of the above, so be sure to line your stomach with a hearty meal before you play sommelier.
To do so, here are some of the best breakfasts north of the Golden Gate Bridge for sustaining a busy weekend venturing out for the holiday tree or sampling the local grape. Note that these restaurants aren't chosen for their delicate handling of brunch, though brunch can often be had. Rather, these are tuck-in cafes and bistros dedicated to the multitudes of happy calories that make for a robust meal well before 11 a.m. And that ain't no brunch.
Note: these restaurants are arranged geographically. Did we miss your breakfast favorite? Do be sure to let us know in the comments.Read More