Food & Wine

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 ...

Strikes bowls diners over with new Halftime menu

Bryan Peterson, executive chef of the Halftime Bar & Grill at Strikes Unlimited, holds up a tray of seared ahi, just part of the restaurant’s new menu. Strikes owner Kari ...

Rocklin church hosts barbecue fundraiser

St. Augustine Episcopal Church in Rocklin will holds its annual barbecue fundraiser from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at 1800 Wildcat Blvd., by the Maria Montessori Charter Ac ...

Get glitzy with your glamorous girlfriends

Sip wine, sample delectable bites, enjoy boutique-style shopping and indulge in auctions and an eye-popping fashion show at the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Glitz, Glamou ...

Beer connoisseurs tap Rocklin for new business

A new business is brewing in Rocklin. Inspired by a love of craft beers and a gap in the local market, a pair of ale enthusiasts has teamed with an experienced Oregon brewer to st ...

National Lemonade Days fundraiser comes to Rocklin

Local volunteers will bring a national lemonade-selling operation to Rocklin to help raise $1 million for childhood cancer research. With the help of a few relatives, Rocklin ...

Brewfest returns to Rocklin June 8

One of South Placer’s leading events is coming soon to Rocklin. On June 8, the South Placer Rotary Club will hold its fifth annual Brewfest, an entertaining event where atte ...

Food and wine gala benefits Sierra College

The Sierra College Foundation will present the ninth annual “A Taste of Excellence,” a food and wine tasting gala featuring some of the finest wineries and restaurants ...

Seeing green at Rocklin Kiwanis St. Patrick's event

Rocklin Kiwanis rang in St. Patrick's Day with the 18th annual Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner at the Community Center Saturday. "We're raising money to provide scho ...

Rocklin/Loomis Basin Rotary gets crabby at annual feed

On Feb. 23, the Rotary Club of Rocklin/Loomis Basin held its 20th annual Feast for Rotary Crab Feed. The event was a near sellout again this year; and the participants left happy ...

Murder on the menu at new Rocklin venue

The brand-new venue, Famous Mo’s Coffee House & Theater, announces a performance of the popular interactive comedy murder mystery production based on the Roman Empire tit ...

It’s time to get crackin’ at local crab feeds

There are two types of crab eaters out there. We’ll call them the “picker” and the “piler.” The picker will stick their tiny fork into a piece of cr ...

Rocklin cook wins blue ribbon for Italian recipe

Just in time for the Super Bow l, Rocklin home cook Joni Hilton's Italian Torta Sandwiches, a hearty meat dish, have been awarded a blue ribbon at Just A Pinch Recipes, a recip ...