Food & Wine

New taproom in Granite Bay sets tone for modern breweries

There’s a new taphouse in Granite Bay creating a lot of buzz for craft beer lovers in the area. New Glory Brewing located on 5540 Douglas Blvd. opened last month and is boomi ...

Kitten Central to host inaugural Halloween fundraiser for adults

Kitten Central of Placer County is one of the few neonatal rescue/treatment centers for bottle dependant kittens in the region. Its’ mission statement is to “reduce e ...

Gander Taphouse set to open end of the year in Loomis

The Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis will be greeted with another waterfowl mascot when the Gander Taphouse opens its doors the end of this year. The Gander Taphouse will be at 35 ...

Loomis Basin Brewery Gastropub expands downtown

The Loomis Basin Brewery Gastropub is adding an extension on the corner of Taylor and Horseshoe Bar roads in Loomis by the end of the year, according to owner Kenny Gowan.  ...

Winery planned for Newcastle’s Indian Hill Road

A winery and housing development is being proposed for a 37.9-acre parcel on Indian Hill Road south of Auburn. Located about a mile east of the Newcastle Road-Interstate 80 exit, ...

Vegan berry tea cookies

One of my favorites things to do as a little girl was get out my plastic tea set, arrange it on the floor of my bedroom and invite a select few of my very favorite stuffed animals ...

Sit, stay and drink at Dueling Dogs Brewing Co.

After years of preparation and groundwork, the dogs are finally ready to duel. Dueling Dogs Brewing Company is Lincoln’s newest brewery, meadery, cidery and farm stand, owne ...

Local coffeehouse plays host to regional coffee art competition

What does a tulip and the mythical creature pegasus have in common? Aside from their admirable beauty, well, not a whole lot. Except when they are both poured as lactic art express ...

Mezcalito brings new culinary twist to Rocklin

Mezcalito Oaxacan Cuisine in Rocklin is not your ordinary Mexican style restaurant. Opening last Dec. 4, this Oaxaca-style Mexican restaurant is creating a lot of buzz around town. ...

Cool off at two local frozen yogurt shops this summer

The summer heat is almost here. What is better on a hot summer day than sweet, cool treat? Frozen yogurt will satisfy a sweet tooth without ruining a diet. Just where will Granite ...

Rocklin Brewfest returns June 2

The 10th annual Rocklin Brewfest is ready to take you on a tour of over 40 breweries and seven wineries, all in one location. This event has grown immensely over the past decade a ...

Squeeze Burger has it, Squeeze Burger will make it.

Growing up in the Sacramento area, enjoying the classic cheese skirt burger at the original Squeeze Inn location and working together at Skate Town, it is easy to see why Keith Len ...

Inside the Loomis Basin Brewing Company

Tucked away off Swetzer Road is one of Placer County’s prized breweries: the Loomis Basin Brewing Company, which has been serving people since 2010. The brewery, owned by f ...

Swiss chard in springtime

Swiss chard has to be one of the most beautiful vegetables I have ever seen. Its large, green leaves are ribbed with veins of pink, purple or red that run down to the pearly white ...

Get to know your leafy greens

How well do you know your leafy greens? Bundled on shelves at the farmers’ market or grocery store, they may look similar. But each kind has a distinct flavor. Pick one, som ...