Catherine Warmerdam


Going Whole Hog

Apr 8, 2013


Barley Legal Beer Club offers monthly meetups for beer lovers

Jan 29, 2013
Barley Legal Beer Club offers monthly meetups for beer lovers

Photography by Roy Wilcox "Basically, we like beer, we brew it, we like all aspects of it, and we just try to have a good time and surround ourselves with people who have the same mindset.” That’s how Carl Beermann (yes, that really is his surname) sums up the beer club he co-founded with...

The Menu Whisperer

Jan 15, 2013


We are what we build: Central Valley Region Architecture Festival Oct. 12–28

Oct 13, 2012
We are what we build: Central Valley Region Architecture Festival Oct. 12–28

Maria OgrydziakPHOTOGRAPHY BY MICAH ALBERT Architects on Architecture By Catherine Warmerdam We are what we build. That theme is at the heart of the upcoming Central Valley Region Architecture Festival (Oct. 12–28). Through project tours, public forums, film screenings, lectures and family programs to be held at venues across the city, organizers hope to...

On the Right Track

Apr 23, 2012


Beyond chicken tenders: Four restaurants kids and their parents will enjoy

Oct 4, 2011
Beyond chicken tenders: Four restaurants kids and their parents will enjoy

Even some of the most imaginative restaurants sate their youngest diners with the same old same old: uninspired grilled cheese or been-there pasta with red sauce.

Restaurants Opting for One-of-a-Kind Wines and Spirits

Jul 5, 2011

Foodies who expect a can’t-get-this-anywhere-but-here experience from their favorite Sacramento restaurant kitchens now have something to cheer about from the bar, too: Custom-blended wines and one-of-a-kind spirits are popping up on menus around...

Picnic Pours

Jul 5, 2011

Summertime is prime picnicking season, so we asked Beth Sogaard, owner of Beth Sogaard Catering and Amador Vintage Market in Plymouth, to come up with some tasty picnic menus for wine lovers. Whether you’re gathering with neighbors at a concert in th...

Enotria’s Wine Guy

Jul 5, 2011

Since being named wine director at Enotria Restaurant and Wine Bar this spring, Sacramento native Jeremiah Morehouse has been busy putting his fingerprints on one of the city’s most esteemed wine lists.

Beer Is His Life

May 27, 2011

At 41, Erik Schmid has been brewing beer for more than half his life. He’s one of those enviable few whose livelihood also is his passion. Schmid owns The Brewmeister, a retailer of home-brewing and winemaking supplies in Folsom.



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