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The Girl & The Fig

110 West Spain St. (1st St. W.) Send to Phone
A sophisticated country home for Rhônes and gastronomes.
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Breakfast Sat., Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 4 reviews
The Girl & The Fig, Sonoma, CA

The Girl & The Fig Restaurant Review

: A fixture on Sonoma Square, the flagship restaurant of Sondra Bernstein (the girl) makes a homey retreat. It’s a Provençal bistro with California consciousness: the iconic fig symbolizes enlightenment, translated here as awareness of seasons. From a cozy loveseat in the brasserie, it’s easy to be tempted toward cheese and charcuterie samplers. Contemplate Modesto’s Fiscalini Bandaged cheddar with Epoisses as you sip Rhône varietals, including flights poured into a mishmash of grandma’s goblets. Other reasonably priced, all-day alternatives include an omelet du jour and sandwiches like prosciutto with house-made mozzarella and pear. Enjoy bubbles in the pleasant garden patio with your favorite pooch. Or, opt for a table in the comfortable dining room and kick off with crisp, tender sweetbreads or giant mussels in fennel broth infused with Pastis. Naturally, fig infiltrates --- dotting a signature salad of arugula, goat cheese, pancetta and pecans. But Mission figs in braised short ribs go M.I.A. in a surprisingly bland murk. You can’t go wrong with a tall ramekin of cassoulet, its blond breadcrumb toupee sheltering duck confit and sausage. The profiteroles may prompt you to book a flight of dessert wines back to the couch by the bar.

User Ratings & Reviews for The Girl & The Fig
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Wine country eating without wine country attitude.
by brianvon on Sun Jul 22, 2012 12:45 pm
The girl & the fig is an excellent wine country restaurant but still maintains a low key country feel. With its bistro ambiance, French passion, and focus on local wines of French style, it will have you eating and drinking like a bon vivant before you can say…..Vive la figue!
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