Restaurant

Downtown Auburn hatches new restaurant

  Melissa Vidal and Juan Guzman put plans for opening their own restaurant on the front burner after visiting a Lincoln Way location that appeared perfect for what they had i ...

Brothel or bar? ‘Bunny Ranch’ billboard now gaining second looks in Colfax

What’s in a name? From Jim Kish’s vantage point below the giant billboard looming over his vintage used-car business on Canyon Way in Colfax, not a lot. The bright pi ...

Reader Input: Devil able to sow discord with ease

A guy named Joe walks into a friendly family-type restaurant. It was a warm hangout where the prices were decent, the waitresses knew and liked their regulars and the food was deli ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn community offering help to those in the Philippines and longtime Penryn restaurant closes its doors

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As the tragedy in the Philippines continues after Typhoon Haiyan decimated the island nation, people are coming forward to help out those in need. That ...

Eateries call it quits

Auburn lost three restaurants over the weekend.    Downtown’s Flying Pig BBQ and D’Lish on Bowman Road closed. Also downtown, Cabe’s 9.5.8&rs ...

Historic eatery had other, earlier roles

We know it as Mary Belle’s, and it’s been Mary Belle’s since 1962 when Mary Belle Medin moved her operation from the old Koffee Kup on Lincoln Way to what had bee ...

Truckee chef, Cool native, says national honor creates buzz

  Jacob Burton of Cool said it didn’t surprise him to learn that he did not come out on top of the voting for The People’s Best New Chef in the country, an award ...

Cool native Jacob Burton up for Food & Wine top new chef award

Being a top chef in Truckee comes with some challenges for Cool native Jacob Burton. Apparently, getting national exposure is not one of them. Burton, 29, is one of 100 chefs nat ...

Reader Input: It’s a great place to call home

Tonight, my two oldest grandchildren took me out to dinner, and my granddaughter accidentally left her purse on top of the car before we left. We drove off and we didn’t no ...

Reader Input: Give those dirty booths the boot

I am sad to write this letter, but I am asking (a local restaurant) to replace all their soiled booth seats! The backs will get your white T-shirt dirty if it’s a hot day a ...