With the scent of wood smoke hanging in the air, it seems impossible to resist ordering the day’s offering hot off the rotisserie. Those smoked prime ribs or pomegranate-glazed pork ribs do not disappoint either. But the oak-roasted chicken is a perennial favorite and deserves a visit on its own. Succulent auburn skin, seasoned flesh, heirloom carrots, smashed fingerling potatoes and crisped pancetta render this dish a thing of beauty. End your meal over baby lettuces with Point Reyes blue cheese and candied walnuts; or butterscotch pudding for lip-smacking comfort food—Monti’s-style.
Set within Santa Rosa’s Montgomery Village, this is your quintessential wine country hangout, dressed with rustic tables and centered around a roaring fireplace—natch.- Gli ispettori della guida MICHELIN