Sebastopol’s Oyster Cafe Is a Pearl

The 400-square-foot, Parisian-style cafe at The Barlow serves oysters and sustainable seafood.

Oyster is Rand’s new 400-square-foot, Parisian-style seafood cafe at The Barlow. The open-kitchen restaurant is neatly laid out to include nine counter seats and a variety of outdoor tables for al fresco dining.

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Made in Sonoma | Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Local jam, honey, cheeses, and cheer to holiday tables. This season, spread goodwill to a neighbor or friend, a teacher or colleague - as you support our region's artisan food businesses.

Il Fusti (page 78) and Wm Cofield (page 83) are featured!

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A Clear Focus | Glassblower Michael Dickinson brings sparkle to the holidays at his Sebastopol studio.

Entire worlds open up at artist Michael Dickinson’s glassblowing studio and gallery at The Barlow in Sebastopol.

Inside the 740-square-foot space, guests step into a wonderland of glass art: delicate holiday ornaments, stunning champagne flutes, jewel-toned wine glasses—even handblown glass marbles that encase a swirl of mesmerizing colors like something out of the deepest corner of the galaxy.

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Where to Eat and Drink in Sebastopol

It would be hugely upsetting to travel to the town some consider the northernmost point of the Bay Area without working through at least one Gravenstein apple. It’s sort of Sebastopol’s mascot; the highway that runs through town shares its name, and there’s an annual festival in the apple’s honor each year.


Includes The Farmer's Wife, Blue Ridge Kitchen and Two Dog Night Creamery.

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