Excellent meals can be found everywhere in the Wine Country, but the small town of Yountville has become a culinary crossroads under the influence of chef Thomas Keller, whose French Laundry is a perennial favorite of food critics. Such quality (and hype) often means high prices, but you can also find appealing, inexpensive eateries. With few exceptions (which are noted in individual restaurant
listings), dress is informal.
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