food

Consider slimming down those Super Bowl Sunday snacks

Forget the football and the commercials — Super Bowl Sunday is all about the snacks.Whether you’re rooting for the Steelers or the Cardinals, or neither team for that matter, a ...

Media Life: Gold Rush grub with a twist of Lyme

Today’s California cuisine is a long way from a Hangtown fry or other Gold Rush grub but it traces its roots to mining communities like Auburn and Coloma (and Deadwood and Murder ...

Salvation Army struggles to keep up

Some have part-time jobs. Some have no jobs, but they all have been coming to The Salvation Army in record numbers to get food. Carpenter Michael Fecteau has been out of work for t ...

Gold Country Fair offers endless buffet of food, drinks

Templeton the Rat from the animated version of “Charlotte’s Web” was right — a fair is a veritable smorgasbord. The Gold Country Fair, setting up shop Sept. 4-7 at Auburn ...

Al fresco a fantastic way to dine during warmer weather

Sometimes the smell of fresh air trumps even the most fabulously fragrant of dining rooms. As the weather warms up, area eateries are welcoming patrons to take their pick between ...

Slaughterhouse conditions should not come as surprise

The Chino, Calif., slaughterhouse atrocities wouldn't have been a blip on the radar had not the meat been slated for school kids' lunch programs. But these abuses (and far worse) ...

Table for Two Restaurant Review

If you're looking for a way to kill some time while waiting out Presidents' Day traffic, Auburn's Bo Bo Café isn't the place for you. I invited Chris, my boyfriend, up to Aubu ...
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