Birthday Treats: Oysters, Chocolate Souffle and Healdsburg’s New H2 Hotel

The view of Tomales Bay from Hog Island Oyster Farm.

Wednesday was my birthday, and as hard as I tried to ignore it, I ended up enjoying it so much that I’ve given in to the idea of a wholly unproductive Birth Week.  It all started with an indulgent weekday surprise planned by my husband: a barbecue picnic near Tomales Bay at the picturesque Hog Island Oyster Farm followed by a lovely overnight stay at the new H2 Hotel in Healdsburg.

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