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1345 Railroad Ave. (Adams St) Send to Phone
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Extraordinary twists on the definition of California cuisine.
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Dining room at Terra, St. Helena, CA

Terra Restaurant Review

: Terra has attracted a solid following, and for good reason. Chef Hiro Sone and his wife and pastry chef Lissa Doumani turn out daringly sophisticated food in a beautifully restored 1880s-vintage stone structure. The tiled floors, flickering candles, cushy banquettes and wooden beams make this one of the most romantic restaurants in the valley. Sone draws on many countries for inspiration. A Thai-influenced grilled salmon comes enrobed in a kicky red-curry sauce. His spicy tripe with spaghettini and butter beans is heavenly for the adventurous, as are the sweetbreads in pistou sauce. Lobster chowder and broiled saké-marinated sea bass with shrimp dumplings will please more mainstream eaters. Doumani's desserts aren’t superfluous---they’re true treats, especially her tiramisu. The topnotch wine list caters to all budgets and curiosities, and there’s passion behind the pairings.

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