Archive for December, 2009

It’s Soup Weather

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

When the weather outside is cold and wet, a hot bowl of soup hits the spot.  We have been on a search for the best clam chowder nearby.   It all started because of a local food blog in the Press Democrat‘s Bite Club.  We tried Henweigh Cafe first and found it to be very authentic, good and satisfying.  We also tried the corn chowder which we thought was super.    Later in the week we tried the chowder at Spud Point Crab Company.  This chowder has been voted best in Bodega Bay and did not disappoint.  We believe that it is less traditional, creamier and more highly seasoned than Henweigh’s.   Since it is crab season, we tried the crab sandwich too. Wow, very simple, lots of crab, a soft roll and super tasty.

Nearer to Creekside is the ever popular Garden Grill. We had a very good bowl of chowder there too.

CYCLING IN DECEMBER?

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Sonoma County is a great place for cycling and there are many people who ride here year round. You may not think of a Sonoma County cycling adventure in December but if you want to participate in one of the best cycling events in the county, you will need to act soon. Last October Sonoma county had its first Gran Fondo and it was a great success. Levis Gran Fondo sold out rapidly last year and it is likely to do the same this year. Registration for the event is open now and will be very likely to fill up shortly.To learn more about the event and register for it go to the Gran Fondo Website

And if you do want to visit Sonoma County for a cycling adventure Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, our resident bike geek (Mark) would be happy to help you plan rides from Creekside Inn & Resort.

Want to book an accommodation at Creekside Inn

Watch for information on Winter Wineland and great clam chowder coming soon.