To make renowned San Francisco restaurant Saison his own, Chef Paul Chung incorporates lessons from his mother’s kitchen.
Words by Nina Renata Aron, photography by Sean Sullivan
Meadowood in St. Helena is an intimate escape in the middle of wine country.
Words by Nina Renata Aron, Photography by Yoshihiro Makino
The food writer on why embracing discomfort can make you a better cook and savvier traveler.
Words by Korsha Wilson, Photography by Sinna Nasseri
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A local wine expert brings you his go-tos for a romantic getaway in wine country.
guide by Jonathan Cristaldi, photography by Stebs Schinnerer
Vintner Tor Kenward reflects on Napa’s early days.
Words by Jonathan Cristaldi, Photography by Mark Hartman
Chef Francis Ang brings Filipino fine dining to San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.
Words by Flora Tsapovsky, Photography by Cayce Clifford
From a special object to a delicious meal, a captivating place to an unforgettable experience — these are just a few things delighting our Departures editors this month.
words by skye parrott, t. cole rachel, nina renata aron, sophie MANCINI, and annette lamothe-ramos; illustration by jess rotter
Monk Estate, a new shop in Point Reyes Station, is filled with new and antique delights.
words and photography by skye parrott
Christopher and Martina Kostow, of 3-Michelin-star The Restaurant at Meadowood, survived the wildfire that could have destroyed their dream.
words by jonathan cristaldi, photography by aya brackett
Perched above a cove, a historical inn with a Michelin-starred restaurant provides a chance to reset.
words by elissa polls, photography by Yoshihiro Makino
Chef Alice Waters grows her mission — from school gardens to equitable food systems.
words by nina renata aron, directed by alexandra brodsky, mary stuart masterson
Chef Brandon Jew on what he always keeps in his pantry.
Words by Sophie Mancini, Photography by Gentl & Hyers
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