World Eats Sonoma County, California
Take a California destination famous for great wine, add amazing weather and its resulting bounty of fresh produce, and toss in the devotion of local chefs to making the most of this abundance. The result? Sonoma County’s enviable dining scene. From one end of this huge county to the other (it can take you two hours to drive across it), you’ll find winning restaurants, both casual and fine dining (in Sonoma County there’s not a lot of difference between the two).
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Plants Matter
Located in Sebastopol’s chic Barlow District, California Sister is the go-to spot for botaniphiles looking not only for plants and flowers, but also plant-adjacent gifts, decor, and self-care products. Though housed in a cavernous industrial space, the feel is modern-eclectic bohemian, but also harkens back to the Victorian era, when the naturalist movement was all the rage and people started to bring plants imported from unfamiliar locales indoors.
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Holiday Gift Guide 2021: The Best Glasses For Sparkling Wine
Dickinson Glass: These Venetian-style spiraled flutes are absolutely mesmerizing—within each sits a signature marble made by encasing 24-karat gold and pure silver, creating iridescent swirls and patterns with colors that are determined based on how much of each metal is used within the flame. The stems are hand-crafted in California with borosilicate glass, known for its clarity and durability, while using traditional mouth-blowing techniques.
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