Snail of Approval Press

Locavortex – 2018 Snail of Approval Winners

“2018 Snail of Approval Winners” Made Local Magazine,  March/April, 2019

Lowell Sheldon (right) and Natalie Goble (center) won the Slow Food Snail of Approval for two of their restaurants: Lowell's and Handline.

“Slowing down for good food” Sonoma West & Times,  February 12, 2019

Snail of Approval – Adieu to Sebastopol’s Pâtisserie Angelica

“Adieu to Sebastopol’s Pâtisserie Angelica” Sonoma West & Times, April 6, 2018

Snail of Approval restaurant Healdsburg SHED with owners Cindy Daniel and Doug Lipton

“Best farm-to-table restaurants seek Snail of Approval certification in Sonoma County” North Bay Business Journal,  February 12, 2018

“How “farm-to-table” is your restaurant? A new program in Sonoma County aims to judge,” by Tara Duggan. San Francisco Chonicle, January 17, 2018.

Sonoma Spotlight is daily five-minute interview about events, issues, activities and people in and around Sonoma County. Hosted by Roland Jacopetti for KRCB.

Harry Duke, sitting in for Roland Jacopetti, interviews Snail of Approval board member Carol Diaz for KRCB Sonoma Spotlight
Sonoma Spotlight,  November 27, 2017

Healdsburg SHED

“Restaurants earn ‘Snail of Approval’”
The Press Democrat,  November 22, 2017

The Sonoma County chapter of Slow Food International recently awarded the Estero Café a “Snail or Approval” which means that it’s “good, fair and clean.”

“Bagels, Lox, Biscuits & Gravy: An Ex-New Yorker Adapts to northern California”
HuffPost, November 21, 2017

Snail of Approval – SHED Blog – Notes From the Field

Slow Food In Sonoma County: Snail of Approval
SHED Blog – Notes From the Field, November 20, 2017

Sonoma County Tourism

“Slow Food in Sonoma County awards Snail of Approval”
Sonoma County Tourism, November 19, 2017

Dino Bugica, chef/owner of Diavola, grilling vegetables

“Sonoma County’s Seven Slowest Restaurants”
Sonoma Magazine, November 14, 2017

Marianna Gardenhire and Daniel Kedan, owners of Backyard

“Slow Food in Sonoma County launches ‘Snail of Approval’”
Sonoma West & Times, November 10, 2017

Michele Anna Jordan hosts "Mouthful, the Wine Country's Most Delicious Hour" - Sunday nights at 6pm. Michele is a chef, teacher and author of more than 20 books, and columnist for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat for 17+ years.

“KRCB Mouthful’s host Michele Anna Jordan, explores the new Snail of Approval’”
KRCB, October 29, 2017
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Healdsburg SHED is one of the recipients of the 2017 Snail of Approval from Slow Food in Sonoma County

“No Hurry – Slow Food seals its approval at its own pace with first four restaurant awards”
North Bay Bohemian, October 24, 2017