Yountville has much to sing about as it welcomes Bardessono, a green inn and spa. Michael Chiarello's fine dining spot Bottega and the new art gallery/tasting rooms Ma(i)sonry are two more reasons to put Yountville on your radar.
Lake Tahoe welcomes its first major green property on the south shore, 968 Park Spa Resort.
San Francisco's famed Nopa restaurant has opened a sister spot called Nopalito.
In this digest we must say goodbye to a Calistoga favorite: Wappo Bar and Grill.
Berkeley's original Peet's Coffee location will close for seven weeks to renovate.