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sonomajom Oct 10, 2008 11:43 AM

My husband and I are in Sant Rosa tonight. Anywhere interesting to eat ? We've been to the upscale pizza place - Rosso? Liked it but intersted in ethnic also
he's not much of a meat eater so no steak houses :)

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  1. MSK RE: sonomajom Oct 10, 2008 11:51 AM

    I cannot recommend Willi's Wine Bar enough. Interesting Tapas and small plates. If the weather is good, you can sit out on the patio. Awesome!

    Syrah also came highly recommended by a friend who lead us to Willi's.

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    Willi's Wine Bar
    4404 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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      Husky RE: MSK Oct 10, 2008 12:19 PM

      Love Willi's too...but if you guys enjoy beer, you MUST go to Russian River Brewing Co. - their Belgian-style beers are absolutely outstanding...I've never had their food.

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      dtuggle RE: sonomajom Oct 10, 2008 08:46 PM

      We took your recommendation about Willies Wine Bar to heart. We had a great experience. The tapas reminded us of Spain, and the wine selections were esoteric and very good. The flights were well paired with the cheese plate. Overall service, food, and value were exceptional. Highly recommended and we will be going back.

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        MSK RE: dtuggle Oct 10, 2008 09:57 PM

        Oh yea. Love it when that happens!

      2. maria lorraine RE: sonomajom Oct 10, 2008 11:18 PM

        Willi's Wine Bar. SUCH good flavors. 3rd Willi's.
        Like it better than Willi's Raw Bar in Healdsburg.

        1. chocolateninja RE: sonomajom Oct 10, 2008 11:46 PM

          I know this is too late for the night of your post, but if you are interested in ethnic, I highly recommend Abyssnia for Ethiopian/Eritrean food. Good veggie options too. Here's a link to one of the reviews...look at the placelink for more info as well. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/496128

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          Abyssinia
          913 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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