Food & Wine

Lunch at the Flower Farm Café

It’s not often the words “dining” and “lunch” are used in the same sentence, especially in this column. But just off Auburn Folsom Road, on the outsk ...

Sierra College event offers taste of the area’s finest

What are they eating on Downtown Abbey these days? Crumpets and mash? Whatever it is, it’s probably no match for the fine foods to be had at Sierra College this Saturday, a ...

UCCE launches ‘Eat Local’ website

The University of California Cooperative Extension, through a Specialty Crop Block Grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture, has launched a new website that wil ...

Mexican made simple

One of my new favorite sayings is, “It is what it is.” How can you argue with that? The saying is especially apropos when it comes to hole-in-the-wall restaurants, mos ...

Pete’s expands to provide classic pub-style entertainment

Many people define their form of entertainment as hanging out at a bar, enjoying a craft microbrew, watching some sports with a few good friends. With the intent to accommodate su ...

Combine your love of pinot and paws; raise funds for Placer SPCA

Tickets are on sale now for the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ grand prize drawing of a free-standing wine refrigerator, fully stocked with 50 bottl ...

Local amateur baker makes TV appearance

Chris Luna was convinced he could do it. He had watched plenty of reality television cooking shows, and prides himself on being adept at jumping into something new and figuring it ...

Placer Care Coalition hosts wine and food tasting in Roseville

The Placer Care Coalition will host its wine- and food-tasting event April 28, at Morgan Creek Golf & Country Club. “Raising Spirits” raises funds for four local n ...