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Bayleaf Restaurant Review: Bayleaf owner Mounir Fahmy spared no expense in transforming this historic little Napa cottage into an elegant setting. Building two wood-fired pizza ovens, bringing in a smoker for meats, and planting a private garden for vegetables and herbs are just a few of the steps Fahmy took to enliven this hidden spot. The menu includes classics like beef Wellington, while updated twists surprise, such as the watermelon barbecue sauce accompanying smoky ribs, and saltimbocca of seared scallops. Locals can be found enjoying a wide variety of pizzas at the custom-made, alabaster-inlaid, full-service bar. An infusion of bay leaf enlivens the standard crème brûlée, making it not only the signature dessert, but an exotic exclamation point at the end of a meal.