A fun change from the rustic décor seen in much of wine country, this big and bright industrial space is practically translucent, thanks in large part to its garage-like doors and glossy cement floors. Natural wood tables and huge wildflower arrangements keep it from feeling chilly, as do surprisingly great acoustics—you won’t struggle to be heard, even if the massive 20-seat family table is full.
Pork is the priority here, as evidenced by the sharp, spicy and addictive Cuban sandwich with house-made mortadella. Vegetarians will delight in the tart tomato soup with an oozing Carmody grilled cheese, or the black beans with baked eggs.
But the real key for carnivores is to bring home the bacon; it’s a little bit pricey, but worth every penny.- MICHELIN guide inspectors