Food & Wine

New shop serving doughnut lovers

Early risers can now enjoy a fresh-baked doughnut and premium coffee in Folsom – and after trying one, customers may become addicted. The Doughnut Addict opened in early Dec ...

Brewing is family business in El Dorado Hills

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Once Mike Mraz realized he could home brew quality beer and“it didn’t take some black magic or a big brewery to do it,” he was ready to open ...

Chanukah Wonderland returns to Folsom

Community members can come together for the 7th Annual Chanukah Wonderland. The Chanukah celebration that will serve as a preparation to the actual holiday, from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, ...

Turkey hunt promises a nosh on the wild side for Thanksgiving

  It’s game on in prime California turkey habitat -- like the foothills around Auburn -- as Thanksgiving approaches and hunters have the opportunity to add a wild turke ...

Penryn’s landmark Ground Cow eatery grinds to a halt

PENRYN -- It started in Penryn in 1963 as the Ground Cow, a landmark restaurant stop promising thick, creamy 40-cent milkshakes, charbroiled burgers for six bits and ice-cold 40-ce ...

Sports theme pub and grill hits homerun

A new family-owned restaurant blends fresh flavors, ice-cold brews and sports paraphernalia, to make Folsom’s Buck Shorts Dugout Sports Grill and Pub. Brent Neville, of Fols ...

Placer County wine on the way to China?

A couple sharing sweet nothings and a bottle of Wise Villa Winery wine in a Beijing restaurant? A Mumbai family sitting down to dinner with a bottle of wine made in Placer County ...

Wind-swept wandering in the Mediterranean

Sometime around 850 B.C., the Greek poet Homer first mused about the seduction of a “wine dark sea,” forever linking Dionysian vines to the flaming colors of a Mediterr ...

Taste of Home Cooking School comes to the Gold Country Fairgrounds

Taste of Home, publisher of four national magazines and more than 40 special interest recipe collections, is bringing its Taste of Home Cooking School show to the Gold Country Fair ...