Stories from Jeff Cox
Cox: Getting off to a great start
The heavy-hitters behind The Pullman Kitchen in Railroad Square do not disappoint.
Cox: Central Market the real deal
Petaluma chef makes charcuterie his ancestors in Italy would be proud of.
Cox: More than great pizza at Rosso
Everything on the menu is worth trying at the original Rosso in Santa Rosa.
Cox: Enhanced experience at Torc
At Torc in Napa, the dishes are little performances for the customers.
Cox: Dry Creek Kitchen just keeps getting better
There's a different atmosphere at Dry Creek Kitchen, one that lets excellence shine.
Cox: Jidaiya Sushi well suited to SSU neighborhood
Generous portions of fresh, delicious Japanese food make this a worthy destination.
Cox: American favorites in Bennett Valley
Dishes at Riccardo's Restaurant and Bar just kept getting better, one after the other.
Cox: Diavola spices up Geyserville
Popular restaurant boasts wood-burning pizza oven, fondness for mouth-searing spiciness.
Cox: In Napa, it's 'The Place'
At Il Posto, you'll find serious, handcrafted Italian food in an unpretentious setting.
Cox: Simply masterful cuisine
Chef Corey Basso of Le Bistro sticks to his staple recipes, and brilliantly so.
Cox: Cafe La Haye just keeps getting better
The ingredients are local and organic, the preparations simple, and the quality superb.
Cox: Steeped in history, but cutting edge
Chef Carlo Cavallo's much-anticipated Burgers & Vine in Sonoma off to a good start.
Cox: Scopa still extraordinary
Never indifferently made or overdone, food at Healdsburg restaurant always balanced.
Cox: Have steak with your sports at FlipSide
This Santa Rosa steakhouse and bar adds a sporty new twist to a meaty trend.
Cox: Making progress
New version of Kenwood Restaurant features local, health-promoting organic ingredients.
Cox: An artful new star
Walter Hansel Wine & Bistro in Santa Rosa impresses with wonderful food, wine.
Cox: Looks can deceive
Food at the Daily Grill inside the Graton Casino doesn't always live up to expectations.
Cox: Stark's still going strong
If you're going to splurge, Santa Rosa steak and seafood spot is the place to do it.
Cox: Fill up the family
Kettles Vietnamese Bistro in Santa Rosa offers plenty of good food at good prices.
Cox: Going beyond comfort food at Bruno's on Fourth
Chef Rick Bruno serves up America's favorites, culled from the world over.
Cox: Lots to like at M.Y. China
Good, unobtrusive service and good food help offset casino noise and cigarette smoke.
Cox: Where the wine shines
While the food is good at Lulu's Kitchen in Napa, it's really all about the wine lists.
Cox: Down-home fish 'n' chips
Decor is plain, but Cotati's Cape Cod Fish N' Chips gets food, price and service right.
Cox: Pricey, good steakhouse
630 Park Steakhouse at new Graton Resort & Casino features high-end meats.
Cox: Twisted 2 offers intimate experience
Petaluma restaurant seats only 20 — but the vibe is good and the food is great.