Acacia House Revived Into High-End Restaurant & Resort in Napa Valley

Las Alcobas, the controversial resort just north of Saint Helena has revived a piece of Napa Valley history by renovating the old Victorian Acacia House into a comfortable, friendly, fine dining restaurant ran by Top Chef Masters winner and The Next Iron Chef competitor Chris Cosentino. I have only lived in Saint Helena for four years, and…

Ciccio – Cozy Italian Restaurant in Yountville – Napa Valley

Ciccio is a quaint little Italian place on the north end of Yountville. You won’t find it on Open Table and you can’t call up and make a reservation. Getting a table is half the battle.   Located in the old Italian grocery store built in 1916, Ciccio is an intimate dining experience with high…

Cook Tavern Saint Helena – Weekend Brunch

The first weekend of college football had arrived. With that in mind, I decided to wander down to Cook Tavern to eat brunch and watch the big screen. Cook Tavern is located on Main Street in Saint Helena, next to its sister restaurant Cook Saint Helena. Cook Tavern has been open almost 2 years and is a haven…