Known for its dry-jack cheeses (made here since the 1930s), Vella also makes good Mezzo Secco with cocoa powder–dusted rind. Staff will vacuum-pack for shipping.
Sample fine chocolates of varying degrees of cacao.
Figone's presses its own extra-virgin olive oil, and infuses some with flavors like Meyer lemon, all free to sample.
Vintage five-and-dime, with classic, mid-20th-century toys.
Kitchen-gadget freaks: make a beeline to this indie cookware store.
France meets Sonoma in one-of-a-kind gifts and arty home decor.