Food & Wine

Romance to be found close to home

Couples near and far can take advantage of a romantic weekend package in Folsom. With Valentine’s Day falling on a Friday this year, the Folsom Tourism Bureau is promoting a ...

Street food flair infused into new Japanese bistro in El Dorado Hills

EL DORADO HILLS, CA -“We’re not a sushi restaurant,” emphasized Nick Dedier, managing partner and co-owner of Aji Japanese Restaurant, which recently opened in To ...

Fat’s celebrates the Chinese New Year

For those born in January or February, Fat’s Asia Bistro wants to help you celebrate the Chinese New Year which welcomes 2014 as the Year of the Horse. According to Jerry Fa ...

January is the month for crab feeds

January is crab feed month for Folsom and Orangevale, and Jan. 25 is crab feed day. Folsom Lake Lions Club is putting on their 12th annual crab feed at the Folsom Community Center ...

Port proves it's more than a dessert wine

Mark Merritt of Karmère Vineyards and Winery in Plymouth is one of the best known wine gurus in the Sierra Foothills. He can tell you all about the history of a varietal and ...

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 ...

El Dorado Hills Fire Association presents ‘Wine, Cheese and Brew Grand Finale’

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department will celebrate 50 years of service at their last Wine, Cheese and Brew event this weekend. The Wine, Cheese and Brew Grand Finale, presented by ...