“When you're on TV, you never get to see the light smiling in people's eyes when they eat.” That's how television host/cookbook author/vintner/retailer Michael Chiarello explained his decision to get back into the restaurant game after a decade of chasing (and living) other dreams. In 2008 he opened Bottega, a 90-seat California-Italian place, in Yountville, near his flagship NapaStyle cooking and home furnishings store. Chiarello, whose seminal Tra Vigne helped put ...
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