When someone mentions wine-country dining in Northern California, what comes to mind are the big-deal restaurants in Napa Valley. But things are looking up on the Sonoma side of the mountains, particularly in Healdsburg, whose several good dining spots include star chef Charlie Palmer's 4-year-old Dry Creek Kitchen and newcomer Cyrus.
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