food

Councilman trip concerned local topics

A recent meeting in Washington, D.C. included talks of Auburn issues. Councilman Mike Holmes said Wednesday he had several reasons for making the trip. “There were two reasons, ...

Fall full of tastebud-friendly festivities

Fall is working its way into the foothills, bringing with it a feast of fairs and festivals where food and beverages are the focus. Grab a snack and start marking your calendar w ...

Media Life: Auburn’s State Theater rolling out classic film series

It turns out this weekend’s showing of “Food, Inc.” is just a sampling of the tasty film fare being cooked up for the State Theater in the coming year. The stately Downtown ...

Locally Yours: Wow mom with a simple, special holiday menu

I love the first two weeks of May. First we celebrate May Day with May poles and flowers and then we celebrate Mother’s Day with good food and lots of fun. When I was a child in ...

Locally Yours: Finding ways to spice up day-to-day cooking experience

I love to cook and I have trained myself to cook to sooth myself, and to meditate while I cook. The thornier the problem the more complex the recipe I choose to prepare. I need to ...

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 ...