Eateries across the North Bay are gearing up for the seventh annual California Restaurant Month in January.
For 31 days, participating destinations will offer various discounts, specialty menus and events that showcase the state’s diverse range of culinary offerings.
“What began as a simple initiative to promote local businesses has grown into an annual statewide collaboration promoting culinary tourism in California,” said Visit California President and CEO Caroline Beteta.
Participating counties will be featured on the Visit California and California Restaurant Month websites.
Below is a listing of culinary happenings in the North Bay:
SONOMA VALLEY DELICIOUS, Jan. 1–31
Sonoma Valley eating establishments are invited to participate throughout the month of January by creating prix fixe menus, signature dishes or special pairings. Submit menus, offers, signature dish or drink to David Wells by Dec, 21 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-304-5940. Find out more at Sonoma Delicious.
NAPA VALLEY RESTAURANT WEEK, Jan. 22–29
Napa Valley Restaurant Week allows locals and visitors to dine throughout the valley. Through multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20) and dinner ($36 or $46), guests can try out the latest culinary hot-spots or revisit old favorites all week long. Find more info at Napa Restaurant.
MENDOCINO COUNTY CRAB, WINE & BEER FESTIVAL, Jan. 20–29
The 10-day countywide festival offers dozens of events, family-style crab and cioppino feeds, gourmet crab-themed dinners, crab and wine pairings, crab fishing adventures, a wine competition, and the popular Crab Cake Cook-off that highlights the talents of the county’s chefs. Information: 707-964-9010 or email email@example.com or visit Mendocino Crab.
VACAVILLE RESTAURANT WEEK, Jan. 13–22
Vacaville Restaurant Week was created to highlight the diversity of the Vacaville culinary scene and celebrate a week of fabulous dining. It provides local foodies and families the opportunity to enjoy specialty pricing and menus from participating restaurants throughout Vacaville. More at Vacaville Restaurant.
Sonoma restaurants that wish to participate need to contact David Wells by Wednesday, Dec., 21 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-304-5940.