Dining View

Dining View: Abbondonza!

There aren’t any good restaurants in Granite Bay. Anyone who reads this column regularly will obviously know that the above statement is simply not true. Regardless, I have ...

Crossroads Cafe is fresh from the farm, easy on the wallet

There are two things I tend to avoid when it comes to eating — cafeterias and buffets. Maybe I am a bit spoiled, or maybe it’s because I have too many bad memories of ...

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, ...

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 ...

Dining View: More cheese? Yes, please

Sometimes — most times I suppose — I think it is much simpler to explain something for what it is and not pass judgment. With that in mind, I offer this review of the ...

Dining View: Drewski’s food truck fans rejoice

One of my favorite food trucks around town is Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen. Owner Andrew Blaskovich was one of the first in the region to offer gourmet food out of a truck, and ...

Dining View: Go for the beer, stay for the food

If ever there was a beverage seemingly as old as time itself, it would have to be beer. Historians have traced the roots of brewing back thousands of years to ancient African, Sum ...

Dining View: Muy Bueno

If you follow this column religiously, you might remember I wrote a review on Cabos Mexican Restaurant in Granite Bay a little more than one year ago. I recently decided to pay th ...

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 ...

La Huaca brings the tastes of Peru to Granite Bay

When it comes to restaurants, I am always on the lookout for hidden gems. You know the place — your favorite restaurant, the dive down the street, the one that nobody knows ...