Spotlight on Napa Valley Dining

napa valley diningNapa Valley dining is considered to be one of the premiere restaurant regions in the country, if not the world. With world-class restaurants such as The French Laundry, The Restaurant at Meadwood and Bouchon Bistro, it’s no surprise that Napa Valley dining establishments are continuously recognized for various awards and accolades. Not to mention the easy access to what is inarguably one of the most elite wine areas globally.

People.com recently featured the top seven “sexiest” restaurants in America. Auberge du Soleil resort in Napa Valley made the elite list, along with other notable establishments in Malibu, Big Sur, Chicago, New York and Denver. Auberge du Soleil has also been recognized by Wine Enthusiast as one of America’s Top 100 Wine Restaurants for 2014. Menu highlights include the following delectable options:

Lunch

Potato & Wild Mushroom Gnocchi
Roasted Kurobuta Pork Belly
Kona Kampachi Crudo
Maine Lobster Salad with Avocado & Moroccan Vinaigrette
Seared Ahi Tuna with Celery Root Puree
Cabernet Braised Short Rib with Swiss Chard

Dinnernapa valley dining

Day Boat Scallop with Prosciutto, Cauliflower & Lemon
Burrata with Grilled Radicchio, Walnut & Pomegranate
Pan Roasted Halibut with Octopus & Nicoise Olives
Veal Sweetbreads with Ginger Poached Pear & Cocoa
Butternut Squash Agnolotti with Hazelnuts & Brown Butter
Liberty Farm Duck with Baby Fennel
Prime Beef Pave with Glazed Chestnuts & Shallot Sauce

Dessert

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse
Fromage Blanc Cheesecake
House Honey Poached Bartlett Pears
Fairytale Pumpkin Mousse
Philo Gold Apple & Pancetta Fritter
Trio of Fruit Sorbets

napa valley diningA few of our favorite, slightly under the radar, restaurants when it comes to Napa Valley dining include the following: Morimoto Napa, Bistro Jeanty, Redd Napa Valley, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, Press St. Helena and Goose & Gander.

Click here to take a look at our Napa Valley dining concierge page, which also includes our preferred dining options throughout Sonoma and Marin County. Make sure to follow theCAPURROgroup on Twitter to stay up to the date on the latest on what’s happening in Sonoma, Marin and Napa County – from dining and entertainment to culture and real estate!