Known for its jacks (made here since the 1930s), Vella specializes in dry-jack with a cocoa-powder-dusted rind. Also try Mezzo Secco, a cheese you can only find here. Staff will vacuum-pack for shipping.
Figone's presses its own extra-virgin olive oil and infuses some with flavors such as Meyer lemon, all free to sample.
France meets Sonoma in one-of-a-kind gifts and arty home-decor store, which recently relocated to Cornerstone Sonoma.
Kitchen-gadget freaks: make a beeline to this indie cookware store.
Vintage five-and-dime, with classic mid-20th-century toys.