Time: Regional Champion
Christopher Kostow wants to change how we see—and taste—the Napa Valley
Restaurant at Meadowood Keeps 4 Stars
There's no doubt that chef Christopher Kostow is an artist - a word he doesn't use to describe himself - but since he got a new studio, his food has evolved and grown more personal.
Napa Valley Where to Eat Now
The Restaurant at Meadowood After three months of renovations, like adding a Josper coal over, the Meadowood kitchen in now worthy of F&W Best New Chef 2009 Christopher Kostow's precise, elegant cooking.
Michelin Bestows Three Stars
The Restaurant at Meadowood in St. Helena joins Thomas Keller’s celebrated Yountville dining room, The French Laundry, in the top tier of Bay Area restaurants, earning three stars from the prestigious Michelin Guide. The two Napa Valley dining destinations are the only restaurants receiving three stars in the Michelin Guide San Francisco, Bay Area & Wine Country 2011, which is hitting book store shelves and online lists Wednesday. “We’re thrilled,” said Christopher Kostow, chef at The Restaurant at Meadowood since February, 2008. “I’m as happy for my staff as I am myself. This is a great thing to share with other people.”
Food for Thought
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Readers' Choice: Meadowood - Best Food and Wine Resort
Fresh food just out the door in Wine Country
Chef Christopher Kostow may serve up a radish from the lovely grounds - or even honey from the hives - of this resort restaurant, overlooking a quaint nine-hole golf course. The luxurious resort is secluded enough that it feels private...
Meet Food and Wine's Best New Chefs
A range of international flavors and culinary talents round out Food and Wine magazine's annual Best New Chefs list, which recognizes the most creative and trailblazing chefs in the industry. Find out if one of the promising chef's honored with the foodie magazine's top distinction is cooking in your city.
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What's Haute: San Francisco
Meadowood is well-known for being the home to Auction Napa Valley each June. But throughout the year it serves as a second home for discerning travelers in search of a private, beautiful setting, healthful activities, and the height of wine and food experiences...
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