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Exclusive: Popular Las Katarinas restaurant to reopen in Alta Sierra

Exclusive: Popular Las Katarinas restaurant to reopen in Alta Sierra

Las Katarinas Mexican restaurant, a fixture in Nevada City for the past 10 years, is reopening at the entrance to Alta Sierra in Grass Valley on Hwy. 49, where Schiedel’s Old European restaurant had once stood, our magazine has learned. Owner Dave Francis and his wife, Delia Gutierrez, who live in Grass Valley, expect the...

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Homewood Ski Resort for lakefront skiing at Tahoe

Homewood Ski Resort for lakefront skiing at Tahoe

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, LAKE TAHOE’S West Shore is “the place” for skiers seeking a more relaxed vibe, unspoiled scenic beauty, lakeside views, the solitude of cross-country skiing and awesome tree skiing—all at an affordable price. Sugar Pine Point State Park was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics cross-country skiing and biathlon events....

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Celebrities praise Nevada County restaurants

Celebrities praise Nevada County restaurants

WHEN HE WAS GOVERNOR THE FIRST time, Jerry Brown and singer Linda Ronstadt would eat at The Willo Steakhouse, a Nevada County institution on historic Hwy. 49. The Willo has served more than 1 million choice New York steaks, carefully aged and cut daily. Comedian Andy Samberg also is a regular diner in our region....

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A night out in Auburn: Carpe Vino and Auburn Symphony

A night out in Auburn: Carpe Vino and Auburn Symphony

WHEN YOU THINK OF DINING at a four-star restaurant, going to the symphony and strolling amid festive holiday displays, a “big city” experience comes to mind. But look no further than Auburn, which has all of the above. CARPE VINO RESTAURANT Under Chef Eric Alexander, Carpe Vino has been honored with some of the nation’s most...

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Soups and Stews in Grass Valley and Nevada City restaurants

Soups and Stews in Grass Valley and Nevada City restaurants

GRASS VALLEY’S NOTABLE residents include retired actor Clint Walker, best known for his cowboy role as “Cheyenne Bodie” in the TV series Cheyenne. We visited with Cliff earlier this year at Grass Valley’s Gold Rush Days and, among other topics, talked about the local restaurant scene. Clint confirmed what we’d heard: He’s a fan of the...

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FoodWineArt magazine dines out in New York

FoodWineArt magazine dines out in New York

FoodWineArt magazine sampled the dining scene in New York City for Thanksgiving week. We enjoyed longtime favorites, such as Gramercy Tavern, as well as trying new restaurants for us, such as Saxon + Parole. The food was delicious an eclectic: from a lamb burger at The Breslin Bar & Dining Room, to the lunch tasting...

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Specialty Coffee Week includes full slate of events starting today

Specialty Coffee Week includes full slate of events starting today

Sacramento’s coffee culture has been on the rise in recent years. Now we have the inaugural Coffee Week to celebrate great coffee, educate and entertain with coffee-themed events.


Specialty Coffee Week starts today and includes a long list of events, everything from coffee cocktails to a talk about the city’s...

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A trio of books takes foodies and sippers on tour

A trio of books takes foodies and sippers on tour

Three new food- and drink-related books open vistas for the cocktail and dining crowds

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Join our taste-testers for two kinds of chips

Join our taste-testers for two kinds of chips

Taste-testers sample two styles of chips from two companies. Multigrain chips in five flavors from Lundberg Family Farms. Two flavors of chips from Indianlife.

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Modern Mixologist brings vodka tour to Citrus Heights

Modern Mixologist brings vodka tour to Citrus Heights

Learn how to make creative cocktails with pioneering mixologist and author Tony Abou-Ganim on Saturday afternoon at BevMo! Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim will share some of his secrets to memorable cocktails during an appearance in Citrus Heights.

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