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S.F. Chronicle Top 10 Restaraunts of 2013

S.F. Chronicle Top 10 Restaraunts of 2013
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Under new ownership, the bones are the same, but, in fashion terms, the tie has been thrown away; it’s now more like jeans and sport coat. Bare wood tables have replaced the white cloths, and there are communal tables and a more relaxed vibe.

A casual turn suits Healdsburg’s Chalkboard

A casual turn suits Healdsburg’s Chalkboard
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A feeling of deja vu crept into my mind as I entered the marble-topped bar at the new Chalkboard, which took the space of Healdsburg’s four-star Cyrus restaurant.

Chalkboard in Healdsburg: To Cool for School

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A visit to Bill Foley’s Chalkboard Restaurant in Healdsburg this week was an unmitigated pleasure. Executive Chef Shane McAnelly and General Manager (GM) Sean Coleman have concocted a splendid array of small plates, wine flights and decadent desserts

On the Chalkboard: A Fresh New Look In Healdsburg

On the Chalkboard: A Fresh New Look In Healdsburg
California Home + Design - read the article

Chalkboard Restaurant fits right in to the lively Healdsburg Plaza neighborhood. The new 62-seat restaurant is casual and contemporary, bursting with freshness from the bright, airy space to the seasonal ingredients…

4 Spankin’-New Reasons To Head To Healdsburg This Weekend!

4 Spankin’-New Reasons To Head To Healdsburg This Weekend!
Refinery 29 - read the article

Yes, we were all a bit shaken up when we heard that the cult-classic restaurant Cyrus was closing down, but look on the bright side: It’s been replaced by the seriously impressive eatery, Chalkboard. The unique menu boasts a wide range of seasonal and small dishes…

Hip in Healdsburg: A Restaurant Renaissance Arrives

Hip in Healdsburg: A Restaurant Renaissance Arrives

Late last year Healdsburg saw the opening of Campo Fina, Pizzando, Parish Cafe, Cafe Lucia, Bravas Bar de Tapas and Taverna Sofia, but that was just the beginning. While those restaurants represented many different styles of cuisine…

Wine City One Healdsburg block promising two fine meals

Wine City  One Healdsburg block promising two fine meals
Tasting Table - read the article

With some trepidation, we dined at the restaurant that took over when Cyrus was evicted from the Hotel Mars. Well, it’s not Cyrus–it’s more casual and altogether distinct. Shane McAnelly’s food, much of it grown on the Chalk Hill Estate, is composed with a playful intelligence…

Breaking Down Two New Wine Country Spots

Breaking Down Two New Wine Country Spots
Urban Daddy SF - read the article

There’s a battle raging in wine country. Well, kind of. You see, a new restaurant called Chalkboard just opened in Healdsburg. And a new restaurant called Empire just opened in downtown Napa. They’re both kind of glorious

New Restaurants in Healdsburg: Chalkboard, SHED, and Partake

New Restaurants in Healdsburg: Chalkboard, SHED, and Partake
Grub Street SF - read the article

Last week marked the debuts of one new spot in Healdsburg, where the food scene has been blowing up in general over the last eighteen months or so, and new tasting rooms are opening up left and right too. Chalkboard, the new casual spot taking over the former Cyrus space…