But even those of you down to spend can't do every meal as a tasting menu. Luckily, there are plenty of places in Napa Valley to eat on the cheap, or comparatively cheap.
Kenji and I recently ate our way around Napa (thanks to the folks of Ford Escape) in search of tacos, sandwiches, and dinners that don't require a month's advance reservation and an Amex Black card. Here are our picks.
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Model Bakery, St. Helena and Napa »
La Condesa, St. Helena »
Redd Wood, Yountville »
Tacos Garcia, Yountville and Napa »
Oxbow Market, Napa »
Bouchon Bakery, Yountville »
Sunshine Foods, St. Helena »
Gott's Roadside, St. Helena»
Goose & Gander, St. Helena »
What are your favorite eats around Napa?