Food & Wine

Placer County agriculture basks in the spotlight

Coming on the heels of Sacramento’s “Farm to Fork Week” might seem like “PlacerGROWN Week” is riding the coattails of a larger, more established and w ...

Fold it and hold it – this food is fun

Hard or soft? Flour or corn? Chicken or beef? These are the tough choices the taco enthusiast is faced with at every turn. From the tried and true Taco Bell crunchy classic to th ...

BurgerQuest Week 3: The Boxing Donkey

Walking into the Boxing Donkey in Roseville, your first impression is not one of a place to find great food. But this Monday-night edition of the search for the best burger was ful ...

Veggie burgers let everyone in on the bun

With National Cheeseburger Day barely behind us and our own BurgerQuest kicking off this week, it’s time we gave the vegetarians among us some equal time. The “veggie ...

BurgerQuest Week Two: Auburn Alehouse

Our hunt for the perfect hamburger took us to Auburn, where we settled in at the Auburn Alehouse. The atmosphere was modern-rustic, lots of warm colors and just the right amount of ...

California Food Literacy Center launches kids’ recipe contest

Kids across the region are invited to create healthy recipes using the Veggie of the Year, the sweet potato, for California Food Literacy Center’s Kids’ Recipe Contest. ...

BurgerQuest Week One: BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

We started our hunt for the best burger with a visit to BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse in Roseville. BJ’s offers a selection of nine standard burgers, including a jalapeno ...

Buddhist Food Bazaar returns for 49th year

The Placer Buddhist Church expects more than 12,000 people at its 49th Annual Food Bazaar the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29, in Penryn.  “Our church started in old town Pe ...

The rise of coffee culture

Across the nation, the “Third Wave” coffee movement keeps evolving into a quiet lifestyle revolution, offering people culinary art in a cup while fostering unique gathe ...

Zorro’s Villa Rosa opens in Rocklin

It’s been 13 years since the last time Loomis resident Zarco Rozic opened a restaurant in a new location, and this month he will return to work with a new business in Rocklin ...