Food & Wine

Local chefs passionate about senior nutrition

It’s no secret that Auburn has a burgeoning senior population, and three local chefs have made a career out of keeping their elderly clients happy by serving them an endless ...

Newcastle Produce rides the farm-to-fork wave

As customers walk through the front doors of the bustling Newcastle Produce on a cold winter day, strong aromas hit them with welcomed warmth, and their exclamation is always the s ...

Sweetheart Sock Hop offers variety of ’50s fun

The Auburn Recreation District will be hosting its first-ever Sweetheart Sock Hop on Feb. 15, complete with 24-hour “weddings” officiated by Placer County Supervisor Je ...

Auburn brewery rolls out first batch of bottled beer

Knee Deep Brewing Co. produced the first batch of its award-winning Hoptologist Double IPA blend Wednesday at its production center and tasting room in Auburn. All 450 cases, comp ...

Come out a winner in the hunger games

We’re a week into the new year. How many of you are still eating healthy? For many who resolve to better their diet, it’s one thing to come up with — and stick ...

BurgerQuest: Surprises, winners and final thoughts

The idea of searching for the best burger in Placer County started without any plans and without any expectations of what was about to unfold. It was to be a fun, whimsical challen ...

Cozy up to the classic custom right here in Auburn

There’s nothing like a cup of English breakfast in the morning and chamomile in the evening. But when do you fit in the orange brulee oolong and the razzleberry mint? If it ...

Mandarin growers move to save crop from freeze

  A cold snap has mandarin growers in the foothills of Placer County looting closets for sheet and cranking up irrigation systems to protect orchards and the tangy treats han ...

BurgerQuest Week 9: Bunz Sports Pub and Grub

Maybe it was the time of year that put us in the mood, but the word for the evening at Bunz Sports Pub and Grub in Roseville was “festive.” The feeling started before w ...

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 ...