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If you are heading to Napa, you might think of making Yountville or St. Helena your base. Not only are there wineries nearby but, at the end of the day, there are lots of restaurants to chose from that are an easy walk from a hotel. But, now you should consider making Downtown Napa you home base. What was once seen as a town to pass through, Downtown Napa has experienced a revival. There are blocks and blocks of restaurants, tasting rooms and shops, as well as a beautiful riverfront to stroll along. In Downtown Napa you can explore a world of cuisines. Here are five restaurants to eat at, and one place to drink. Miminashi 821 Coombs St Napa, CA 94559 An Izakaya serving authentic Japanese cuisine, Minimnashi is Napa's newest restaurant. From noodles to yakatori, there are a lot of small plates to share. In addition,there are vegetarian options for the non-meat eaters. For the more adventurous eater, there is heart, base of heart, base of beef tongue and tip of beef tongue yakitori. For dessert, enjoy the soft serve ice cream in Japanese flavors such as buckwheat, lemon verbena, milk and peach leaf with whiskey butterscotch or miso caramel on top.
Heading up to Sonoma to go wine tasting? Well, then you need some recommendations as to where to eat. The Sonoma Square, the largest plaza in California, is home to a number of winery tasting rooms but also restaurants. When you are finished tasting wine, check out these three restaurants. Not only are these restaurants showcasing the freshest local, seasonal produce but they each also offers charming outdoor patios where you can enjoy your meal. the girl and the fig 110 West Spain Street, Sonoma, CA 95476 The girl and the fig is a quintessential wine country restaurant. This iconic restaurant, owned by Sondra Bernstein, recently celebrated its 19 year anniversary. This restaurant, with strong French influences, features creative and delicious dishes. If you are a fan of figs, try the Fig and Arugula Salad and for dessert the Chocolate Dipped Figs. And for the wine lovers, the list shows its love for Rhone wines with wines from both France and California. The Fig and Arugula Salad with toasted pecans, mano formate pancetta, laura chenel chevre, fig and port vinaigrette is a classic wine country salad and a good start to any meal.