Lamb roasted over a live fire with shiso, nori, and housemade ssamjang at chef Joshua Smookler’s Animo. (Kim Caroll/for Sonoma Magazine)

The 30 Best Restaurants in Sonoma County

An insider's guide to the best restaurants in Sonoma County. No Yelp reviews, no Google-optimized lists — only authentic flavors.

Lobster mac and cheese from Willi's Wine Bar in Santa Rosa. (Heather Irwin/The Press Democrat)

Where Chefs Eat in Sonoma County

We asked the chefs and restaurateurs behind top new restaurants in Sonoma County where they like to eat. Here's what they said.