Food & Wine

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 ...

Turkey hunt promises a nosh on the wild side for Thanksgiving

  It’s game on in prime California turkey habitat -- like the foothills around Auburn -- as Thanksgiving approaches and hunters have the opportunity to add a wild turke ...

Penryn’s landmark Ground Cow eatery grinds to a halt

PENRYN -- It started in Penryn in 1963 as the Ground Cow, a landmark restaurant stop promising thick, creamy 40-cent milkshakes, charbroiled burgers for six bits and ice-cold 40-ce ...

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 ...

Placer County wine on the way to China?

A couple sharing sweet nothings and a bottle of Wise Villa Winery wine in a Beijing restaurant? A Mumbai family sitting down to dinner with a bottle of wine made in Placer County ...

BurgerQuest Week 6: Dingus McGee’s

Every place the BurgerQuest team visits has character. But Dingus McGee's, on the east side of Auburn, is oozing with character. Or maybe we should say characters. Not only is ...

Raise a glass to Rocklin schools

Rocklin Police Chief Ron Lawrence served up homemade baked beans, former Superintendent of Schools Kevin Brown pleased yet again with his mouthwatering pulled pork and high school ...

Pete’s paternal pizza maker reopens for business

Rocklin residents Noel and Tammy Walker are not strangers to the restaurant business, and arguably less so to their customers. That is why they’ve returned to it. The Walker ...

Wind-swept wandering in the Mediterranean

Sometime around 850 B.C., the Greek poet Homer first mused about the seduction of a “wine dark sea,” forever linking Dionysian vines to the flaming colors of a Mediterr ...