Food & Wine

Foodies preach benefits of eating Placer County grown

Way before the general public gave deeper thought to the source of their food and began modifying their consumer habits accordingly, Joanne Neft was touting the benefits of local f ...

Dining View: Grandma inspires Granite Bay diner

I’ve been hearing some “word on the street” about a relative newcomer to the Granite Bay restaurant scene, Grandma’s Kitchen, and I recently decided to give ...

Roseville Community Development Corporation trying to figure out Sammy’s Rockin' Island Bar & Grill

To protect its financial interests in a defunct downtown business, the Roseville Community Development Corporation is moving forward on the foreclosure process for the shuttered Sa ...

Dining View: Source Global Tapas is social dining at its best

I’m not high-maintenance. But if you are anything like me and you enjoy dining out, you might enjoy what I call the “social dining experience.” What I mean is, ...

Newcastle Produce rides the farm-to-fork wave

As customers walk through the front doors of the bustling Newcastle Produce on a cold winter day, strong aromas hit them with welcomed warmth, and their exclamation is always the s ...

Back and Forth: Granite Bay’s Anthony Brown knows his beer

Anthony Brown likes to talk about beer. Why shouldn’t he? He is, after all, co-owner of one of south Placer County’s newest breweries, Out of Bounds Brewing in Rocklin ...

Sweet memories: Owners say Icing on the Cupcake will close Jan. 19

After seven years of business in and around Rocklin, custom confection-maker Icing on the Cupcake is expected to close its doors for good on Sunday. The company announced it would ...

Dining View: Try Paul Martin's for your next special occasion

When my wife had her birthday last month, I wanted to take her out somewhere special to celebrate. I’ve been to Hawks, and I’ve been to Source Global Tapas, both of wh ...

What’s next for Sammy’s in Roseville?

Sammy’s Rockin’ Island Bar and Grill in Roseville remains closed more than a month after the disappearance and death of co-owner Steve Pease, and the groups involved in ...

Mandarin growers move to save crop from freeze

  A cold snap has mandarin growers in the foothills of Placer County looting closets for sheet and cranking up irrigation systems to protect orchards and the tangy treats han ...