Tag Archive for dining

Napa Riverfront

  It’s hard to believe now, but there was a time when downtown Napa was an uninviting place singularly lacking in charm. For fine dining and picturesque settings you went upvalley to Yountville, Oakville, etc. But over the last 10 years or so there’s been a transformation from scrubby to spiffy; the downtown dining dilemma…

ZIN Restaurant&Wine Bar

  It’s a gamble ordering greens and grits. You might get something bland, boring and bitter. Or you might, as I did this week at ZIN Restaurant & Wine Bar in Healdsburg, get something sublime. The restaurant is just north of the square in Healdsburg and parking wasn’t too hard to find. The decor is rustic with a tall ceiling, wooden…