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Agricultural Freshness at 3 Farmers Markets

Jun 05, 2024 / madmin

Dating back to the Gold Rush era, Petaluma has had a reputation as an area of agricultural abundance. Today, visitors can explore Petaluma’s three farmers markets and discover – and taste! – all the deliciousness picked fresh from the field that morning. MORE

Wine and Dine Al Fresco in Petaluma

Mar 06, 2024 / madmin

Al Fresco is a phrase borrowed from the Italian that means casual outdoor dining. Given Petaluma’s similarity to a charming Tuscan village – both locales produce excellent wine, cheese, and olive oil and are known for cuisine prepared from the freshest local ingredients – al fresco perfectly describes the relaxed atmosphere that you can expect at the many Petaluma restaurants that offer patio dining. MORE

Support Local Businesses with the Shop Petaluma E-Gift Card

Aug 31, 2022 / madmin

When shopping for a gift, Petaluma has so many excellent restaurants, stylish boutiques, friendly health and wellness studios, and talented hair stylists that it can be difficult to decide what's the best choice. Would your significant other rather be treated to a wood-fired pizza and Sonoma County wine at Hank's, pampered at Moonlit Aesthetics, or pick out a great pair of Italian boots at Passeggiata Shoes? MORE

Shop Virtually on

May 19, 2020 / madmin

Petaluma at your fingertips! You love to support local businesses, but with time constraints, it can be difficult to know how to do that. For instance, which restaurants offer curbside pick-up and what are their hours? MORE

Make It a Day in Downtown Petaluma

Apr 01, 2020 / madmin

Spend a Perfect Day Discovering all that Petaluma's Historic Hub has to Offer A surprising mix of hot spots awaits visitors to Petaluma’s bustling downtown, from boutique shops to a vibrant entertainment and dining scene. The best way to experience it? MORE

Refreshing Desserts at Once Upon A Slush

Aug 21, 2019 / madmin

Photo by Hiro Sogi Why are people lining up on American Alley? Once Upon a Slush, easily identified by a magical blue castle logo suspended above a bed of clouds, is Petaluma's go-to for a refreshing treat. MORE

Discover a Petaluma Pearl

Jul 25, 2019 / madmin

Chef-owners Brian Leitner and Annette Yang shake up Petaluma’s culinary scene with their intricately woven tapestry of Eastern Mediterranean-North African cooking accented with Southern French and Spanish flair at Pearl Petaluma. The daytime café intrigues with unexpected recipes, like amaranth waffles dolloped in ricotta and cranberry apple lavender jam, or brightly spiced Persian meatballs atop adassi (lentil) rice with braised cabbage, walnut-Meyer lemon relish, and a sunnyside-up egg. MORE

Keep Your Eyes on the Pies at Petaluma Pie

Jul 23, 2019 / madmin

Angelo Sacerdote and Lina Hoshino met in the editing studio for a documentary exploring GMOs, corporate agriculture, and food trade policy. Hardly the kind of meet-cute you’d expect for a couple who’d later open a charming little Wine Country shop specializing in globally inspired sweet and savory pies. MORE