Partake Opening in Healdsburg, Featuring Cabernet Fries

Cab Fries.

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]