Food & Wine

Boneshaker chefs break through Rocklin's chains

Only a few wooden skeletons remain from Rocklin’s breakneck life as a quarry town, but walking into Boneshaker Brewery on Granite Drive, the weathered lumber and naked barn p ...

Dragas Brewing opens in Rocklin

Rocklin’s growing craft beer industry added another player last month as Dragas Brewing, locally owned and operated by a family of home-brew hobbyists, opened its doors Feb. ...

Rocklin’s Anatolian Table continues to bridge far-off traditions

Turkey is a land where intriguing conversations and warm hospitality reign supreme, and a couple who grew up with that way of life have been sharing it with Rocklin through cuisine ...

Roseville’s Cibo 7 breaks the ‘stay away’ factor on fine dining

For food lovers unfamiliar with the term “rustic fine dining,” the new Cibo 7 is hoping to burn those words into the region’s culinary consciousness.   ...

Lucille’s smokes up some southern magic

A mere glance into lobby of Lucille’s Smokehouse Barb-B-Que may not reveal its unique, storied character. The decades-long tradition is not something that will be seen, but e ...

Shining brass and broken glasses in New Orleans

The Crescent City nocturnal — horns crying under baroque handrails, statue shadows looming in the lamplight. It’s not difficult to see why strangers are drawn to New O ...

Flame on! Roseville’s Brazilian steakhouses opens international doorway

The churrascarias cooking tradition is steeped in hard-won wisdom — a culinary way of life born over centuries in the campfires of Portuguese homesteaders driving cattle acro ...

Rocklin helps wine trail hit a red and white resurgence

Sometimes local traditions can rise from the ashes, and in the case of Placer County’s wine heritage, a way of life once crushed by Prohibition is now finding new energy more ...

For wine lovers, a taste of Wheatland

Varietals are the spice of life for the Farinha brothers, who brought their lifelong hobby of winemaking to Rocklin in November with the opening of a new tasting room. They had be ...

BurgerQuest Week 11: The Club Car

A year from now, we may forget what the burgers tasted like during our search for the best Placer burger. But what we will remember is the feeling we had at each of the venues we v ...

BurgerQuest Week 10: Valencia Club

The Valencia Club in Penryn is one of those places you drive by often, thinking, “someday I need to check it out,” but you never do. Until a few BurgerQuest readers tol ...

The Dutch are here

Rocklin welcomed its first Dutch Bros. Coffee last week, with lines snaking around the block as thirsty java enthusiasts waited to check out the Sunset Boulevard location. Througho ...

BurgerQuest Week 8: Pete's Brewhouse

One of the newest additions to the restaurant scene in South Placer County is Pete's Brewhouse on Sunset Boulevard in Rocklin. Pete’s restaurants have been around for a w ...

The Dutch are coming

On Friday, Nov. 15, Dutch Bros. Coffee will open its first Rocklin location at 3450 Sunset Blvd., and all 16-ounce drinks will cost $1, with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting Rock ...

BurgerQuest Week 7: Bar 101

The night started quietly at Bar101 in Old Town Roseville, but by 7 p.m. every spot in this sports bar was taken. Turns out Monday night is Trivia Night, and word is getting out. W ...