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Davis Vanguard
Why is Council Now Exempting Restaurants from Paper Bag Fee?

Apr 18, 2014
Why is Council Now Exempting Restaurants from Paper Bag Fee?

When the Davis City Council eventually passed its single use bag ordinance, it had the option to exclude restaurants, but based in part on the issue of fairness, decided to include restaurants. As the city notes, “All stores and restaurants located within the limits of the City of Davis that sell perishable or non-perishable...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Sac Beer & Chili Festival is on Saturday

Apr 17, 2014

Have a hankering for chili? Or looking for a unique activity to do while the family's in town for Easter? How about the 3rd Annual Beer & Chili Festival at Fremont Park (16th & Q) on Saturday from 1 to...

Sac Foodies
Seasons 52 Spring Menu

Apr 17, 2014
Seasons 52 Spring Menu

I just love the transformation of spring–warm evenings, sweet scents and blooming greenery. With all these sensory pleasures, the only thing left to crave is the taste of the season. At Seasons 52, my craving was fulfilled. Known for their seasonally-inspired menu, Seasons 52 introduces colorful flavors and textures that capture the best of...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
New video: Campo Chef-Owner Mark Estee shares his “whole hog” culinary philosophy

New video: Campo Chef-Owner Mark Estee shares his “whole hog” culinary philosophy

Mark Estee is driven by a love for authentic ingredients that create true connections between land, farmer, food and diner. Whether it is hand-choosing his restaurant’s produce or meat from a local organic farm or developing new dishes based on his “Whole Hog Philosophy,” Estee believes in building full-flavored food using every portion...

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Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Free Grass Valley wine tasting event on May 2 features new releases

Free Grass Valley wine tasting event on May 2 features new releases

It’s time for another Friday Wine Event in downtown Grass Valley on Friday, May 2, from 4-7p.m. All four of the winery’s downtown tasting rooms will be releasing a new wine for you to taste: •Sierra Starr will be releasing our first ever Syrah. This 2011 vintage is full of rich ripe fruit. •Smith will be...

Guava Rose
Strawberries and Cream Cups

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Apr 17, 2014
Strawberries and Cream Cups

DSC_0070I wanted some pretty strawberry parfait cups for my daughter’s tea party, and kept trying to think of what kinds of cake, cream, and sauces I wanted to layer in the glasses. As there were already going to be quite a few cakes, cookies, and treats for the tea, I...

FOX40
Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival

Apr 17, 2014

Bethany Crouch mixing it up with restaurants taking part in the Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival.

The 3rd annual event will be held Saturday, April 19 at Fremont Park in Sacramento. The event raises money for art programs that assist …


Appetizers
Bidwell Street Bistro to become Bacchus House

Bidwell Street Bistro to become Bacchus House

Bidwell Street Bistro in Folsom is changing ownership again. The new proprietor is Eric Adams, owner of Bacchus Elegant Events catering and event-planning of Sacramento. Here’s how it’s playing out:


Typical lunch fare at Bidwell Street Bistro is an Angus burger and a grilled portobello sandwich. The menu will change...

Appetizers
Bring an intellectual appetite to Michael Pollan appearance

Bring an intellectual appetite to Michael Pollan appearance

Michael Pollan has been called many things, including “liberal foodie intellectual.” by the New York Times. True, but add to that “journalist, author, activist, university professor.” Pollan has helped raise the nation’s food-culture awareness through his lectures, essays and best-selling books, which include “The Omnivore's Dilemma,” “In Defense of Food,” “Food Rules” and “Cooked.”

Appetizers
Darrell Corti has the answers to 10 questions

Darrell Corti has the answers to 10 questions

Intentionally known food and wine authority Darrell Corti — who insists on calling himself a “grocer” — holds a roomful of awards and honors bestowed on him during a long career. He also sits on various boards in advisory capacities.


Darrell Corti tends the wine in his legendary market in...



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