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Calistoga is happening! – The Connected Table LIVE! September 20

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“Top of the Valley” is what locals call Calistoga, the northernmost town  and wine region in Napa Valley. During a recent visit to attend the annual Calistoga Harvest Table  September 9-10 we had the chance to experience the town from end-to-end and sample many of the locally produced wines at a hosted wine tasting presented by Visit Calistoga and the Calistoga Winegrowers Association.

Some of our favorite dining picks are all within walking distance of each other: We tried four places and recommend them all: Brannon’s Grill, Calistoga Kitchen, Evangeline Napa, Veraison.  And that’s just a small sampling! We celebrated a friend’s birthday at Evangeline Restaurant’s southern brunch which made this Tennessee gal  a happy camper. Chef Gustavo Rios, our guest on The Connected Table LIVE! September 20th, surprised us again with his versatility at his Harvest Table dinner with a menu that simply  said “wow!” We’ll post event photos at our blog on TheConnectedTable.com. Or check out Instagram@theconnectedtable

A heavenly biscuit at Evangeline Restaurant’s weekend southern brunch in Calistoga.

Fried green tomatoes and house-made pimiento cheese at Evangeline restaurant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evangeline opened in 2015. The menu is French country bistro using the local bounty which you can  experience firsthand  at the weekend farmers markets a short stroll from the restaurant. The weekend brunch has a decidedly southern accent: saucer-sized fluffy biscuits, chicken and waffles, various takes on popular creole egg dishes, shrimp and grits and fried green tomatoes with house -made pimiento cheese. Cocktails, of course, are aplenty at the brunch and not to be missed.

Chef Rios has a culinary background that includes working in the kitchens at Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro in Yountville, The Peninsula Beverly Hills Roof Garden and the Inn at Little Washington in Virginia (truly one of the nation’s finest gems of a restaurant). He seems to have found his soulful home on the kitchen at Evangeline Napa.

Evangeline is located at 226 Washington Street, Calistoga, CA info@evangelinenapa.com. (photo: Napa Tourist Guide)

Chef Gustavo Rios, Evangeline Napa joins The Connected Table LIVE! September 20, 2pm ET (11AM PT) on W4CY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Connected Table Live

Melanie Young and David Ransom are the insatiably curious culinary couple. Connected on Twitter@connectedtable Facebook/connectedtable Instagram.com/theconnectedtable. Learn more at www.theconnectedtable.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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