Now in Healdsburg - September 13, 2014
North of North
The Plaza is the heart of Healdsburg, where concerts, events and just plain people-watching occur.
But, wander just a little north of the square on Healdsburg Avenue, across North Street, and more shopping and culinary delights await you. The four-hundred block of Healdsburg Avenue has an amazing assortment of shops and restaurants.
Here are just a few:
Fideaux pet store is on the left hand side, anchoring that corner. You’ll find everything fun and useful for your fur friends.
Dovetail Collection offers award-winning American artisan work, including handcrafted wood furniture, gold and artisan jewelry, unique wedding bands, art glass, Arts and Crafts ceramics and fabrics.
Craving seafood? Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar is an East Coast oyster bar with a Latin flair. Enjoy the lively interior and bar or dine on the patio.
Comfortable and reasonably-priced clothing can be found at Everywear. Look for shoes and more clothing at their second store across the street.
Stop by Costeaux French Bakery for breakfast or lunch. The bakery and cafe is well known for its world class sourdough and artisan breads, legendary desserts and award-winning cuisine. Camellia Inn is proud to serve their French bread every morning!
Go where the locals go – to John & Zeke’s Bar. Pool tables, shuffle board and great drinks make it a popular spot.
Pick up a bouquet of fresh flowers, a lovely plant, gift or accessory for the home at Uniquely Chic.
Gina’s Boutique is a small, charming shop with great clothing for women.
Speed of Sound Music unites a vintage inspired facility, quality musical instruments and music classes.
Knitters: Purls of Joy & Sew Much More is a unique haven for knitters, crocheters and sewers alike.
Healdsburg Vintage is towards the end of the block, and sells the works, wares and picks of more than 40 wine country antique vendors and artists.
Our Recipe – using delicious cinnamon bread from Costeaux Bakery!
I loaf Costeaux Bakery’s sliced cinnamon raisin bread (crusts removed)
1 cube butter, melted
¾ c. sugar
1 c. heavy cream
7 eggs + 3 egg yolks
1 Tblsp. vanilla
3 c. milk
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray or grease a 9x13 casserole dish. Layer the bread and melted butter in the dish (cut bread to fit). Combine rest of ingredients and pour evenly over bread. Place a shallow pan of water (a “Bain Marie”) in the oven – carefully place the casserole in the pan. Bake 1 hour. Let casserole sit for about 15-20 minutes before serving. Dust with powdered sugar. Can be served with a small pitcher of warmed maple syrup on the side. A rich breakfast treat!