more about: farm-to-table

Eating Farm to Fork in Sacramento

The Best Tomatoes from Sunset‘s Test Garden

Looking for the perfect tomato for a container?  For sauce?  For out-of-this-world flavor?  We’ve got you covered.

Farm-fresh cocktails. No joke.

It’s pretty evident from the garnish area at Alexander Valley Bar, attached to Medlock Ames Winery, that the folks there can put together a pretty mean farm-y cocktail. (And probably could pull off a salad, too, if you got a little hungry.) As you would expect, the offerings change depending on the season. During my time at Medlock, which started with a […]

A Napa hotel with an unusual amenity

Listen up, hotels. You’re going to have to up your game to compete with a recently added amenity at Carneros Inn in Napa Valley. At least if you want to attract the farmers-market obsessed overnighters. When guests check-out here, they’ll get a basket of free (minus the starting rate of about $375 per night) hotel-grown delectables like strawberries and spring […]