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Salmon Crudo

At Fern Bar in Sebastopol, Calif., chef and owner Joseph Zobel lightly cures local king salmon between sheets of toasted kombu seaweed, both to firm up the fish and to impart more umami flavor.

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Ten Perfect Pinot Noirs To Try Now
Pinot Noir is a wine varietal that plays well with others, whether its paired with food or enjoyed on its own. The silky-soft tannins and high-toned fruit profile of pinot are appealing to most wine drinkers. It is one of the world’s oldest grape varieties (besting Cabernet Sauvignon by almost 1,000 years) and it’s a legendary diva in the vineyard.
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Local Cider Trail Map
Their taproom, located in The Barlow—the former apple warehouse and processing plant, now a trendy shopping and eating district in the heart of Sebastopol—offers ample outdoor and indoor seating to enjoy tasting flights, pints and refillable growlers of Golden State Cider’s flagship ciders as well as their more limited production California farm series and Sonoma County series ciders, some of which are only available at Golden State’s taproom
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Sebastopol, The Apple of Sonoma's Eye and Artistic Spirit
Situated just west of Santa Rosa and a quick, one-hour drive from Napa, the small town of Sebastopol is an easy day trip and a one-stop-shop for locally made artisanal products and goods, from wine, beer, and spirits, to clothes, home goods, art, and farm or sea-to-table meals. 
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