Camellia Inn - Healdsburg, California, 95448, United States
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July 20, 2014 - Now in Healdsburg

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According to the magazine Fine Living, “Heaven is in Healdsburg.” The article states that, “Heaven is in Healdsburg, the town is sure to please every visitor. Perfect for those who want to kinder memories of small town life or to experience it for the first time.” Not only local wineries and restaurants receive acknowledgement – the Healdsburg Museum gets a well-deserved nod as does the Hand Fan Museum. Read the whole, glowing article (complete with gorgeous photos) online. ttp://www.finehomesandliving.com

Our neighbor to the north, Geyserville, was just listed as one of the “Top 10 Wine Destinations in the World” on Grapecollective.com. Listed alongside spots such as Valparaiso, Chile, Sicily, Italy and Blenheim, New Zealand, Geyserville was singled out for Sonoma County. The author, Jameson Fink, raves about Diavola Pizzeria and their unusual wine list.

You can meet chef/owner Dino Buciga of Diavola’s on July 26th at the Battle of the BBQs. He’ll appear with other local celebrity chefs at Seghesio Winery’s annual event. Help choose the best Zinfandel and Rib pairing. Dino Bugica and Executive Chef Dustin Valette of Healdsburg s Dry Creek Kitchen will battle Seghesio’s very own Executive Chef Peter Janiak. Live music is provided by Zydeco Magic. http://www.seghesio.com/NewsandEvents/Events.aspx

Congratulations to our Healdsburg Certified Farmers' Market. They just celebrated their birthday on July 19th. Not to be missed is the annual Zucchini Festival on August 9th! So much fun for all: zucchini car races, decorated zucchini and contests for the largest squash. If you’ve never seen a zucchini race along a track, then join us for this town-favorite event.

A tribute to the mighty squash:
Linguine with Summer Squash & Tomatoes
8 oz. + Linguine or Fettucini
2 Summer Squash, sliced
2 Fresh Tomatoes, chopped
½ (or less) cup Basil (fresh!)
1 Tblsp Olive Oil
Salt & Pepper to Taste
1 teas Red Pepper Flakes
Grated Parmesan

Cook pasta according to package directions. Add squash to the water in the last 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine oil, tomatoes, basil, salt & pepper and pepper flakes. Drain pasta and squash well. Toss with oil/tomato mixture. Top with Parmesan. Note – this is more of a “room-temp” dish than a cold pasta salad.

Camellia Inn
211 North St.
Healdsburg, California, 95448, United States
Call: 707-433-8182

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Welcome to the Camellia Inn

The Camellia Inn in Sonoma County is a peaceful place for your next visit to California’s wine country. Set in the quiet charm of Healdsburg, our bed and breakfast features nine rooms that are beautifully appointed to make your stay comfortable and welcoming. You’ll love our eclectic blend of antique furnishing, first-class mattresses and bedding, plus just enough modern technology, too. Traveling with a group? We also have five off-site apartments and cottages suitable for traveling couples or small families. At the Camellia Inn, your comfort is our priority. You’ll spend your days experiencing the beauty of Sonoma County, from wine tasting to hiking and golfing, you can relax comfortably when you return to the inn. Stroll the grounds and admire the 50 varieties of camellia plants that give the inn its name. Enjoy the villa-style swimming pool, or retire to your room and check the news on the iPad we’ve put there for you to use (we were the first in Sonoma County to offer this). High-quality mattresses and luxurious linens and duvets snuggle you in for a good night’s sleep, and when you awake, a sumptuous inn-prepared breakfast waits for you!