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Best Farmers Market

Marin

Farmers Market at Marin Civic Center

Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. 415.472.6100.

Napa

Oxbow Public Market

644 First St., Napa. 707.226.6529.

Sonoma

Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market

50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa.707.522.8629.

Honorable Mention

Sebastopol Farm Market

132 Weeks Way., Sebastopol.707.522.9305.

Best Organic Farm

Marin

Marin Roots Farm

marinrootsfarm.wordpress.com

Napa

BOCA Farm

www.bocafarm.org

Sonoma

Laguna Farms

1764 Cooper Road, Sebastopol. 707.823.0823.

Honorable Mention

Tierra Vegetables

651 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa 707.544.6141.

Best Bakery

Marin

Ponsford's Place

www.ponsfordsplace.com

Napa

Model Bakery

644 First St., Napa. 707.259.1128.

Sonoma

Village Bakery

1445 Town and Country Drive, Santa Rosa.707.527.7654.

Honorable Mention

Wild Flour Bread

140 Bohemian Hwy., Freestone.707.874.2938.

Best Barbecue

Marin

Roadside BBQ

5000 Northgate Mall #135, San Rafael.415.479.7200.

Napa

Buster's Southern BBQ

1207 Foothill Blvd., Calistoga.707.942.5605.

Sonoma

BBQ Smokehouse

6811 Laguna Park Way, Sebastopol.707.575.3277.

Honorable Mention

The BBQ Spot

3448 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa.707.585.2616.

Best Burger

Marin

Phyllis' Giant Burgers

924 Diablo Ave., Novato. 415.898.8294.

Napa

Carpe Diem Wine Bar

1001 Second St., Napa. 707.224.0800.

Sonoma

Superburger

1501 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.4016.

10070 Main St., Penngrove. 707.665.9790.

Honorable Mention

Carmen's Burger Bar

1612 Terrace Way, Santa Rosa.707.579.3663.

90 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa.707.526.1575.

Best Pizza

Marin

Mulberry Street Pizzeria

101 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael.415.472.7272.

Napa

Ca' Momi Enoteca

610 First St., Napa. 707.257.4992.

Sonoma

Mombo's Pizza

1880 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.707.528.3278.

560 Gravenstein Hwy., Sebastopol.707.823.7492.

Honorable Mention

Rosso Pizzeria

53 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa.707.544.3221.

151 Petaluma Blvd. S., Petaluma.707.772.5177.

Best Frozen Desert Shop

Marin

Double Rainbow

860 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.457.0803.

Napa

Yo'Belle

3900 Bel Aire Plaza, Napa. 707.189.1899.

Sonoma

Screamin' Mimi's

6902 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol.707.823.5902.

Honorable Mention

Yogurt Time

755 Farmers Lane, Santa Rosa.707.542.7876.

531 Summerfield Road #100, Santa Rosa.707.539.7876.

90 Mark West Springs Road , Santa Rosa.707.544.7876.

1099 Vine St., Healdsburg. 707.431.2777.

Best Cupcakes

Marin

SusieCakes

310 Bon Air Center, Greenbrae. 415.461.2253.

Sonoma

Sift

404-A Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.707.703.4228.

7582 Commerce Blvd., Cotati. 707.792.1681.

Honorable Mention

Moustache Baked Goods

381 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg.707.395.4111.

Best Candy / Chocolate Shop

Marin

Powell's Sweet Shoppe

879 Grant Ave., Novato. 415.898.6160.

Napa

Anette's Chocolate Factory

1321 First St., Napa. 707.252.4228.

Sonoma

Viva Cocolat

110 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma.707.778.9888.

Honorable Mention

Powell's Sweet Shoppe

720 McClelland Drive, Windsor.707.836.0808.

Best Chocolatier

Marin

Sacred Chocolate

24 Digital Drive, Novato. 415.883.1311.

Napa

Kollar Chocolates

6525 Washington St., Yountville.707.738.6750.

Sonoma

Sonoma Chocolatiers

6988 McKinley St., Sebastopol.707.829.1181.

Honorable Mention

Recherche Du Plaisir

3401 Cleveland Ave., Ste. 9, Santa Rosa.707.843.3551.

Best Cafe / Coffeehouse

Marin

Aroma Cafe

1122 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.459.4340.

Napa

Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company

1400 Oak Ave., St. Helena. 707.963.4491.

948 Main St., Napa. 707.224.2233.

Sonoma

Flying Goat Coffee

324 Center St., Healdsburg. 707.433.8003.

10 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.1202.

Honorable Mention

A'Roma Roasters Coffee & Tea

95 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.576.7765.

Best Breakfast

Marin

Toast

31 Sunnyside Ave., Mill Valley.415.388.2500.

Napa

Boon Fly Cafe

4048 Sonoma Hwy., Napa. 707.299.4870.

Sonoma

Howard Station Cafe

3611 Bohemian Hwy., Occidental.707.874.2838.

Honorable Mention

Dierk's Parkside Cafe

404 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa.707.573.5955.

Best Brunch

Marin

Crepevine

908 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.257.8822.

Napa

JoLe

1457 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.5938.

Sonoma

Willowwood Market Cafe

9020 Graton Road, Graton.707.823.0233.

Honorable Mention

Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa

2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.8530.

Best Diner

Marin

Bubba's Fine Diner

566 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo.415.459.6862.

Napa

Butter Cream Bakery & Diner

2297 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.255.6700.

Sonoma

D's Diner

7260 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol.707.829.8080.

Honorable Mention

Mac's Kosher Style Delicatessen

630 Fourth St., Santa Rosa.707.545.3785.

Best Sandwich Shop

Marin

Michael's Sourdough

3095 Kerner Blvd., Ste. H, San Rafael.415.485.0964.

42 Digital Drive #8, Novato. 415.883.5110.

1320 Industrial Drive, Petaluma.707.789.9711.

5440 State Farm Drive, Rohnert Park.707.585.9711.

Napa

Giugni's Deli

1227 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.3421.

Sonoma

Ike's Place

1780 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.707.293.9814.

Honorable Mention

Mac's Kosher Style Delicatessen

640 Fourth St., Santa Rosa.707.545.3785.

Best Outdoor Dining

Marin

Sol Food

811 Fourth St., San Rafael.415.451.4765.

Napa

Angèle

540 Main St., Napa. 707.252.8115.

Sonoma

Hopmonk

230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol.707.829.7300.

691 Broadway, Sonoma. 707.935.9100.

224 Vintage Way, Novato. 415.892.6200.

Honorable Mention

Dempsey's

50 E. Washington St., Petaluma.707.765.9694.

Best Dining After 10pm

Marin

Sol Food

901 & 903 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael.415.451.4765.

Napa

Bouchon Bistro

6534 Washington St., Yountville.707.944.8037.

Sonoma

Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton.707.823.7023.

Honorable Mention

Jackson's Bar & Oven

135 Fourth St., Santa Rosa.707.545.6900.

Best Spot to Dine Solo

Marin

Sol Food

901 & 903 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael.415.451.4765.

Napa

Oxbow Public Market

644 First St. Ste. D, Napa.707.251.6529.

Sonoma

Peter Lowell's

7385 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol.707.829.1077.

Honorable Mention

Willow Wood Market Cafe

9020 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.0233.

Best Caterer

Marin

Alta Cuisine

1555 S. Novato Blvd., Novato. 415.898.3231.

Napa

Piper Johnson Catering

2450 Foot Hill Blvd., Ste. G, Calistoga.707.942.5432.

Sonoma

Park Avenue Catering

591 Mercantile Drive, Cotati. 707.793.9645.

Honorable Mention

Preferred Sonoma Caterers

416 East D St., Petaluma. 707.769.7208.

Best Server

Marin

Elizabeth Berkowitz, Sleeping Lady Cafe

23 Broadway, Fairfax. 415.485.1182.

Napa

Allison McDow, Carpe Diem Wine Bar

1001 Second St., Napa. 707.224.0800.

Sonoma

Alan Luzmoor, John Ash & Co.

4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa.707.527.7687.

Honorable Mention

Stephanie Monteleone, La Rosa Tequileria & Grille

500 Fourth St., Santa Rosa.707.523.3663.

Best Chef

Marin

David Haydon, Il Davide

901 A St., San Rafael. 415.454.8080.

Napa

Thomas Keller

6640 Washington St., Yountville.707.944.2380.

Sonoma

Duskie Estes & John Stewart, Zazu

3535 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa.707.523.4814.

Honorable mention

Josh Silvers, Jackson's Bar, Three Squares Café

135 Fourth St., Santa Rosa.707.545.6900.

205 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.4300.

Best Restaurant

Marin

Terrapin Crossroads

100 Yacht Club Drive, San Rafael.415.524.2773.

Napa

La Toque

1314 McKinstry St., Napa. 707.257.5157.

Sonoma

Stark's Steakhouse

521 Adams St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.5100.

Honorable Mention

Underwood Bar & Grill

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Best New Restaurant

Marin

Hopmonk

224 Vintage Way, Novato. 415.892.6200.

Napa

The Thomas

813 Main St., Napa. 707.226.7821.

Sonoma

The Spinster Sisters

401 South A St., Santa Rosa. 707.528.7100.

Honorable Mention

Backyard

6566 Front St., Forestville. 707.820.8445.

Best Chinese

Marin

Yet Wah Classic Chinese Cuisine

1238 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.460.9883.

Napa

China Light

1012 First St., Napa. 707.226.2809.

Sonoma

Gary Chu's Gourmet Chinese Cuisine

611 Fifth St., Santa Rosa.707.526.5840.

Honorable Mention

Kirin Restaurant

2700 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa.707.525.1957.

Best French

Marin

La Garage

85 Liberty Ship Way, Sausalito.415.332.5625.

Napa

Bistro Jeanty

6510 Washington St., Yountville.707.944.0103.

Sonoma

La Gare

208 Wilson St., Santa Rosa.707.528.4355.

Honorable Mention

Chloe's French Cafe

3883 Airway Drive, Ste. 145, Santa Rosa.707.528.3095.

Best Indian

Marin

Lotus Cuisine of India

704 Fourth St., San Rafael.415.456.5808.

Napa

Taste of the Himalayas

376 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.251.3840.

Sonoma

Sizzling Tandoor

409 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.707.579.5999.

Honorable Mention

Himalayan Tandoori & Curry House

969 Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol.707.824.1800.

Best Italian

Marin

La Toscana

3751 Redwood Hwy., San Rafael.415.492.9100.

Napa

Oenotri

1425 First St., Napa. 707.252.1022.

Sonoma

LoCoco's Cucina Rustica

117 Fourth St., Santa Rosa.707.523.2227.

Honorable Mention

Cucina Paradiso

114 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma.707.782.1130.

Best Japanese / Sushi Restaurant

Marin

Sushi to Dai For

816 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.721.0392.

Napa

Morimoto Napa

610 Main St., Napa. 707.252.1600.

Sonoma

Hana Japanese Restaurant

101 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park.707.586.0270.

Honorable Mention

Sushi Tozai

7531 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol.707.824.9886.

Best Mediterranean

Marin

Insalata's

120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo.415.457.7700.

Napa

Tarla Mediterranean Grill

1480 First St., Napa. 707.255.5599.

Sonoma

East West Cafe

128 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.829.2822.

Honorable Mention

East West Restaurant

557 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa.707.546.6142.

Best Mexican

Marin

Taqueria Mi Pueblo

905 Grant Ave., Novato. 415.878.0122.

208 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo.415.460.1027.

Napa

Villa Corona

3614 Bel Aire Place, Napa. 707.257.8685.

Sonoma

Mi Pueblo

108 Kentucky St., Petaluma.707.769.9066.

800 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma.707.762.8192.

7384 Commerce Blvd., Cotati. 707.792.4380.

Honorable Mention

Martha's Old Mexico

305 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.4458.

Best Seafood

Marin

Fish

350 Harbor Drive, Sausalito.415.331.3474.

Napa

Fish Story

790 Main St., Napa. 707.251.5600.

Sonoma

Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar

403 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg.707.433.9191.

Honorable Mention

The Tides Wharf

800 Hwy. 1, Bodega Bay. 707.875.3652.

Best Thai

Marin

My Thai Restaurant

1230 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.456.4455.

Napa

Mini Mango Thai Bistro

1408 Clay St., Napa. 707.226.8884.

Sonoma

Sea Thai Bistro

2323 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.528.8333.

500 Petaluma Blvd. S., Petaluma.707.766.6633.

Honorable Mention

Jhanthong Banbua

2400 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.707.528.8048.

Best Vietnamese

Marin

Pho Viet Harbor

555 Francisco Blvd. E., San Rafael.415.455.8063.

Napa

Bui Bistro

976 Pearl St., Napa. 707.255.5417.

Sonoma

Simply Vietnam

966 N. Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa.707.566.8910.

Honorable Mention

Pho Vietnam

711 Stony Point Road, Santa Rosa.707.571.7687.

Best Vegetarian

Marin

Radiance Cuisine

923 C St., San Rafael. 415.686.3442.

Napa

Pica Pica Maize Kitchen

610 First St., Napa. 707.251.3757.

Sonoma

Gaia's Garden

1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.707.544.2491.

Honorable Mention

Slice of Life

6970 McKinley St., Sebastopol.707.829.6627.

Best Bartender

Marin

Steven Schaefer, George's Nightclub

842 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.226.0262.

Napa

Nick Hammond, Carpe Diem Wine Bar

1001 Second St., Napa. 707.224.0800.

Sonoma

Frank Dice, Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Honorable Mention

Armand Jabbar, Equus Restaurant & Loungebar

101 Fountaingrove Pkwy., Santa Rosa.707.566.3177.

Best Bar

Marin

George's Nightclub

842 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.226.0262.

Napa

Redd Wood

6755 Washington St., Yountville.707.299.5030.

Sonoma

Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton.707.823.7023.

Honorable Mention

Stark's Steakhouse

521 Adams St., Santa Rosa.707.546.5100.

Best Dive Bar

Marin

Silver Peso

450 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415.924.3448.

Napa

Pancha's of Yountville

6764 Washington St., Yountville.707.944.2125.

Sonoma

440 Club

434 College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.542.2550.

Honorable Mention

Gary's at the Belvedere

727 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.707.542.1890.

Best Happy Hour

Marin

Ricky's

250 Entrada Drive, Novato. 415.883.9477.

Napa

Carpe Diem Wine Bar

1001 Second St., Napa. 707.224.0800.

Sonoma

Stark's Steakhouse

521 Adams St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.5100.

Honorable Mention

Forchetta / Bastoni

6948 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol.707.829.9500.

Best Cocktails

Marin

Buckeye Roadhouse

15 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley.415.331.2600.

Napa

Goose & Gander

1245 Spring St., St. Helena. 707.967.8779.

Sonoma

Underwood Bar & Bistro

9113 Graton Road, Graton. 707.823.7023.

Honorable Mention

Spoonbar

219 Healdsburg. Ave., Healdsburg.707.433.7222.

Best Brewpub

Marin

Marin Brewing Co.

1809 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur.415.461.4677.

Napa

Downtown Joe's Brewery & Restaurant

902 Main St., Napa. 707.258.2337.

Sonoma

Russian River Brewing Co.

725 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.2337.

Honorable Mention

Hopmonk

230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol.707.829.7300.

691 Broadway, Sonoma. 707.935.9100.

224 Vintage Way, Novato. 415.892.6200.

Best Microbrew

Napa

Napa Smith Brewery

1 Executive Way, Napa. 707.254.7167.

Sonoma

Russian River Brewing Co.

725 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.2337.

Honorable Mention

Lagunitas Brewing Co.

1280 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma.707.769.4495.

Best Microdistillery

Napa

Charbay Winery & Distillery

4001 Spring Mountain Road, St. Helena.707.963.9327.

Sonoma

Stillwater Spirits

611 Second St., Petaluma. 707.778.6041.

Best Wine List

Marin

123 Bolinas

123 Bolinas St., Fairfax. 415.488.5123.

Napa

1313 Main

1313 Main St., Napa. 707.258.1313.

Sonoma

Willi's Wine Bar

4404 Old Redwood Hwy., Santa Rosa.707.526.3096.

Honorable Mention

John Ash & Co.

4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa.707.527.7687.

Best Winetasting Room

Marin

Rick's Wine Cellar

207 Corte Madera Ave., Corte Madera.415.927.9466.

Napa

Regusci Winery

5584 Silverado Trail, Napa. 707.254.0403.

Sonoma

Korbel Champagne Cellars

13250 River Road, Guerneville.707.824.7000.

Honorable Mention

Bella Vineyards & Wine Caves

9711 W. Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg.707.473.9171.

Best Sauvignon Blanc

Napa

Honig

850 Rutherford Road, Rutherford.707.963.5618.

Sonoma

Hanna Winery

5353 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa.707.575.3371.

Honorable Mention

Merry Edwards Wines

2959 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol.707.823.7466.

Best Chardonnay

Napa

Shafer Vineyards

6154 Silverado Trail, Napa.707.944.2877.

Sonoma

La Crema

235 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg.707.525.6244.

Honorable Mention

Balletto Vineyards

5700 Occidental Road, Sebastopol.707.568.2455.

Best Sparkling Wine

Marin

Point Reyes Vineyards

12700 Hwy. 1, Pt. Reyes Station.415.663.1011.

Napa

Schramsberg Vineyards

1400 Schramsberg Road, Calistoga.707.942.4558.

Sonoma

J Vineyards & Winery

11447 Old Redwood Hwy., Healdsburg.707.431.5410.

Honorable Mention

Korbel Champagne Cellars

13250 River Road, Guerneville.707.824.7316.

Best Cabernet

Marin

Point Reyes Vineyards

12700 Hwy. 1, Pt. Reyes Station.415.663.1552.

Napa

Del Dotto Vineyards

1055 Atlas Peak Road, Napa. 707.963.2134.

Sonoma

Silver Oak

24625 Chianti Road, Geyserville.707.857.3562.

Honorable Mention

A. Rafanelli Winery

4685 W. Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg.707.433.1385.

Best Syrah

Napa

Hess Collection

4411 Redwood Road, Napa. 707.255.1144.

Sonoma

Longboard Winery

5 Fitch St., Healdsburg. 707.433.3473.

Honorable Mention

Kobler Estate

1275 Fourth St., Ste. 732, Santa Rosa.707.595.5354.

Best Pinot Noir

Marin

Peay Vineyards

www.peayvineyards.com

Napa

Rosalynd Winery

901 Enterprise Way, Napa. 707.337.3348.

Sonoma

La Crema

235 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg.707.525.6244.

Honorable Mention

Kosta Browne Winery

www.kostabrowne.com

Best Zinfandel

Marin

Point Reyes Vineyards

12700 Hwy. 1, Pt. Reyes Station.415.663.1011.

Napa

Ca' Momi

610 First St., Napa. 707.257.4992.

Sonoma

Seghesio Vineyards & Winery

14730 Grove St., Healdsburg.707.433.7764.

Honorable Mention

Wilson Winery

1960 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg.707.433.4355.

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