Jess Lander

Freelance wine, food & travel writer based in Napa Valley, CA. Will write for wine. 

Eater SF

17 Over-the-Top Food and Wine Pairings in Sonoma County

Often referred to as Napa Valley’s younger sibling, Sonoma wine country is all grown up. Now with more than 400 wineries scattered throughout its world-class growing region, plus renowned restaurants like the Girl and the Fig and Michelin-starred Single Thread, Sonoma County has forged its own identity as the cooler, mellower family member, who also happens to be an easier and more scenic drive from San Francisco.
Napa Valley Register

Seriously sweet delights: The traveling Ice Cream Museum opens in San Francisco

The seriously sweet traveling museum, an homage to everyone’s favorite summer treat, has opened in San Francisco, following wildly successful runs in New York and Los Angeles. Tickets for those locations sold out in mere hours, but San Francisco set a new record. Fifty thousand hopefuls logged in through an online queue when the box office opened, and the $38 tickets were sold out in 18 minutes, according to a museum representative.