Healdsburg has a delicious and exciting restaurant scene with new dining establishments opening up all the time. Almost everywhere you choose to eat will have a long list of local wines, ciders, and beer to choose from, and you can be sure that the food is perfectly paired. Healdsburg has been nationally recognized for their restaurants in the past, namely when well-known chefs have chosen to open up shop in the town. In 2002, Charlie Palmer opened the Dry Creek Kitchen, which was a very exciting addition to Healdsburg and is now one of the local favorite places to go for fine-dining and a nice glass of wine. The cuisine in town has great variety, as well. Tapas, Italian, pizza, Mexican food, the best burgers, delicious bratwurst, and everything in between. Healdsburg is known as one of the key dining towns in all of Sonoma County.