The Couple Behind Hit Bakery Quail & Condor Is Opening Another Restaurant in Healdsburg


Big news for a small wine country town with a growing collection of excellent restaurants: the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the couple behind Quail & Condor bakery and Troubadour restaurant will take over beloved Healdsburg Italian restaurant Campo Fina, which closed after a decade in business last fall. Sean McGaughey and Melissa Yanc will flip the space into Molti Amici but tell the Chronicle they hope to preserve some of what the community loved about the previous restaurant. There will be Neopolitan-style pizzas, which will still cost about $20, plus pasta, wood-fired entrees, cocktails, beer, and lots of Italian and European wines.

Those familiar with the bustling Healdsburg dining scene should already be familiar with the couple’s work. Before opening Quail & Condor the couple worked at Michelin-starred and James Beard Award-nominated Healdsburg restaurant SingleThread. They further expanded their footprint in the quaint wine country town with Troubadour, a sandwich shop by day and a French bistro by night that’s located not far from Healdsburg’s central square. Both businesses have since become destinations for anyone visiting the area.

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