Partake Opening in Healdsburg, Featuring Cabernet Fries

Cab Fries.
Cab Fries. Photo: BiteClub

You may recall how the space in downtown Healdsburg formerly occupied by Douglas Keane’s Shimo (241 Healdsburg Avenue) was being taken over by Kendall-Jackson Winery. The proposed name, K-J Cafe, has been jettisoned in favor of Partake, which they’re calling an “un-tasting room” and which should be opening within weeks, as BiteClub reports. On the menu will be a variety of bites to accompany the tasting experience, including a celery root salad, beet “tartare” with black sesame, and something we’ve never seen before: Cabernet Fries. Those would be French fries that are marinated in red wine before frying, giving them a dark purple look, kind of like beets. [BiteClub, Earlier]