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  1. Inside the French Laundry's new $10 million kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | SFGate

    Jonas Corpuz sorts butter while prepping food in the French Laundry's new kitchen, which includes new windows and a new ceiling designed to look like flowing tablecloths. The French Laundry's most recent evolution began modestly enough four years ago.


  2. 10 ideas for where to put the French Laundry's temporary kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | SFGate

    Thomas Keller is selling the temporary kitchen from the French Laundry, his fine dining destination in Yountville. The workspace, a former shipping container, served as a stop-gap during the restaurant's multi-million dollar renovation project which began in 2014 and will be completed in the coming weeks and months.


  3. Modesto man pleads guilty in French Laundry wine theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | SFGate

    A Modesto man pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of premium wines - including rare vintages taken from the renowned French Laundry restaurant in Yountville - and ship them out of state, federal prosecutors said. Davis Kiryakoz, 44, admitted plotting to steal more than $870,000 worth of wine and sending more than $370,000 worth of it in interstate commerce, prosecutors said.


  4. Magnitude 2.7 earthquake strikes near YountvilleRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SFGate

    Earthquake magnitudes measure the energy released by a tremor, but are not meant to calculate how intense the shaking is for those near the epicenter. To measure how forceful a quake felt to someone or something near the epicenter, geologists use something called the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale.


  5. Chef Thomas Keller buys Napa homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | SFGate

    Chef Thomas Keller stands in the doorway of The French Laundry on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Yountville, Calif. The renowned chef recently purchased a property in Napa, near his award-winning restaurant.


  6. Food Network Star Michael Chiarello Arrested on DUI, Drug...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | SFGate

    Michael Chiarello, the host of the Food Network's "Easy Entertaining With Michael Chiarello," was arrested for suspicion of DUI and possession of a controlled substance on Wednesday in Napa County, California, the Los Angeles Times reported. According to the Times, the 54-year-old celebrity chef was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol at 3:27 a.m. while driving his Porsche on Silverado Trail.


  7. Napa County wildfire near homes and wineries dying downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | SFGate

    Firefighters battle the Creek Fire Tuesday morning off Dry Creek Road, three miles west of Yountville in Napa County. The blaze started Monday afternoon and burned 60 acres.


  8. Wildfire burns through 30 acres in Napa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | SFGate

    A fast-moving wildfire has burned through 30 to 40 acres in Napa County, fire officials said Monday evening, with evacuations ordered in Campbell Flats and Campbell Creek.


  9. The Filmmakers are coming to Napa ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | SFGate

    There is a crisp chill in the air, the leaves are starting to change, and while some are thinking of Pumpkin Spice and cozy sweaters, the people of Napa Valley have two different things on their mind: harvest, and of course, the Napa Valley Film Festival. When the vineyards explode with fall colors, it's a sign.


  10. Protege: French Laundry alums Dennis Kelly and Anthony SecviarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | SFGate

    Former French Laundry sous chef Anthony Secviar seen conferring with French Laundry Executive Chef Thomas Keller and former chef de Cuisine, former Timothy Hollingsworth back in 2010. Photo: The Chronicle 2010 Following in the footsteps of other Keller alums like Corey Lee and Dave Cruz , former French Laundry master sommelier Dennis Kelly and former French Laundry sous chef Anthony Secviar are plotting a new restaurant of their own.


  11. Yountville estate includes Cabernet vineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | SFGate

    1095 State Lane in Yountville is a five-bedroom estate home set on 11 acres available for $12.5 million. Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character.


  12. Tasting stripped down at Hopper Creek, other wineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | SFGate

    Dollar bills, with handwritten notes left by customers from around the world, are posted on the walls of the tasting room. Dollar bills, with handwritten notes left by customers from around the world, are posted on the walls of the tasting room.


  13. Restoration Hardware CEO lists St. Helena home - filled top toRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | SFGate

    If you like Restoration Hardware, you're going to love Eight Palms, a new foray into luxury residences from the Marin-based furnishings giant. The 5,140-square-foot home and the 630-square-foot guest home, not to mention the pool and organic vegetable gardens, were created by the RH design team.


  14. Ballet comes to Festival Napa ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | SFGate

    The San Francisco Ballet will revive some favorites at Festival Napa Valley for its Dance Gala, which brings the ballet to the festival Friday, July 22, for the first time. The gala honors the ballet's long history with a mix of classic and modern works, including Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson 's recent "The Fifth Season" and "Concerto Grosso," all set to live accompaniment by members of the San Francisco Ballet orchestra.


  15. My reasons for removing 19 restaurants from the Top 100Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | SFGate

    AQ: Axing this restaurant was particularly painful because I truly admire the food crafted by Mark Liberman and how they change the decor with the four seasons. However this year 26 of the Top 100 entries offered a fixed price menu format, as does AQ, so I needed to get more diversity in the list.


  16. 2 charged in thefts of thousands in high-end wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | SFGate

    Two Northern California men have been charged with transporting stolen bottles of ultra-premium wine out of the state - including rare treasures plundered on Christmas Day 2014 from the famed French Laundry restaurant in Yountville. The indictments unsealed on Thursday accuse two men of shipping out "stolen wines worth hundreds of thousands of dollars" from 2013 until recently: Alfred Georgis, 53, of Mountain View and Modesto resident Davis Kiryakoz, 44. Besides the French Laundry, the establishments that were targeted included Alexander's Steakhouse, an upscale restaurant in Cupertino, and an unnamed "San Francisco wine merchant" from which 142 bottles were stolen in March 2013.


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