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Glen Ellen Star

by Katie Skrzek

Sep 18, 2019

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Destinations / North America

On a recent trip to Sonoma County, my husband and I spent a night in Glen Ellen, California. We wanted to have dinner close to where we were staying and noticed Glen Ellen Star was a brief walk from our hotel.

 

We arrived a few minutes before our reservation and waited for a table. My husband and I were both born and raised on the East Coast and remarked how everything seemed a little slower and more laid-back in California. As we waited, we noticed a sign on the entrance noting the restaurant was Michelin-rated, a pleasant surprise.

 

The friendly hostess brought us to our table. Shortly after being seated, our waiter came over to discuss the menu and take our drink orders. My husband ordered a local beer, whereas I opted for a Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc. We perused the menu and decided to split several plates, a common practice for us when dining on vacation.

 

To start, we enjoyed wood-roasted cauliflower with tahini, an heirloom tomato gazpacho and a cucumber and artichoke panzanella, on special that night. While each item was packed with seasonal flavors, I enjoyed the bright gazpacho the most. For our main courses, we enjoyed the Margherita pizza with basil, tomato and mozzarella, and the rigatoni with mushrooms, tomatoes, wax beans and an egg. The pasta dish was rich with complex, layered flavors. The simple pizza was perfectly prepared. We were too full for dessert.

 

Glen Ellen Star is a charming gem tucked away in a quiet Glen Ellen neighborhood.

 

Glen Ellen Star

13648 Arnold Dr.

Glen Ellen, CA 95442

tel 707 343 1384

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