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Saturday, January 8, 2011

GREAT NEWS!!! - Humble Pie will be back as the Blue Label at The Belvedere

GREAT NEWS! I am so happy to announce that the formerly Humble Pie Restaurant will be back as The Blue Label at The Belvedere. The Belvedere is like an old mansion that has been around forever in Santa Rosa. My mom told me that when she turned 13 years old, her parents took her there and that is when she first had escargot.

I am really excited to give this a try. The folks of Humble Pie are awesome chefs and one of their kids go's to my school. The food is homegrown and really, really good. I hope that they are able to fit their famous cinnamon rolls on the menu somewhere.


The address is:

727 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa.

Here's Heather Irwin's blog on the restaurant from the BiteClub - Press Democrat:

The crew of Humble Pie are back! Frontman Josh Norwitt, along with his chef-fiancee Miriam Donaldson have been named as opening staff for a new Santa Rosa restaurant, Blue Label at the Belvedere. The restaurant will officially open December 29, 2010.
It’s a speedy return for the new parents (along with their brother-in-law Dan), who closed their own restaurant in late October. On the heels of the closure, Josh was hired to help re-open the restaurant in the historic Victorian in downtown Santa Rosa.
Miriam and Dan will head the kitchen, focusing on Sonoma County “Farm Food”. The Belvedere’s previous restaurant struggled in recent months and shuttered in November. The Belvedere is also the home of longtime bar, Gary’s at the Belvedere, which occupies the downstairs.
“Once again we find ourselves in a funky old building (the Belvedere) atatched to a funky bar (Gary’s at the Belvedere)! It isn’t the Humble Pie, but the dining room is a little bigger (there is even a FIREPLACE!!!) and the kitchen is a little badder (we have a box roaster/smoker that will hold a whole suckling pig!!!), so come on by and check us out,” says Norwitt.
Blue Label will be open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to 10pm, beginning on the 29th. A Grand Opening is slated for New Year’s Eve and will include:
Slow Roasted Whole Suckling Pig, Apple in mouth and all….
Grilled Rosemary Quail
Many Delicious Sides and Tasty Bites Galore
Devine Chocolate Truffles for Dessert
A Glass of Sparkling for the Midnight Hurrah
$50 per person, (707) 542-8705 for Recommended Reservations. Full bar available.
Blue Label at the Belvedere, 727 Mendocino Ave., 542-8705.


  1. Good to know that everyone's favorite will soon be back. Thanks for the good news. By the way, if you like something new and exciting to the taste, try some of the best dishes from different restaurants just near you. Thanks and happy eating!

  2. Is it true that they closed down? Humble Pie, then now Blue Label. They've had excellent reviews, I wonder what made them withdraw their spatulas.

  3. It's good to know that the facilities in the diner are upgraded. This will make it easier to prepare delicious meals.

  4. At last Humble Pie resurrects again in the form of the Blue Label at The Belvedere. I missed that restaurant and Its great that they are back.