The collaborative yakitori restaurant, Two Birds One Stone by Healdsburg’s Doug Keane and LA’s Sang Yoon is open at the newly renovated Freemark Abbey Winery in St. Helena.
Describing itself as “Japanese ethos meets California inspiration”, the opening menu includes a warm duck egg custard with lemon verbena, crab and uni ($14), Keane’s famous chili-yuzu chicken wings ($9), kimchee with lotus root ($4), a foie gras parfait with cherry blossom gelee ($12), pork belly fried rice ($12), wagyu short rib ($17), King salmon with miso and daikon ($15) and matcha soft serve ice cream ($7). The wine list is led by Master Somm, Kevin Reilly.
Expect some seriously sexy small plates and a luxe Wine Country interior from these two Michelin-starred chefs.
Dinner only, Thursday through Monday from 5-9p.m., with reservations REQUIRED during the soft opening. 3020 St. Helena Hwy North, St. Helena, twobirdsonestonenapa.com.