Food & Wine

BurgerQuest team gets a challenge

Word of the hunt for the Best Placer Burger has spread outside the area, bringing both a challenge and an offer. The challenge comes from Grass Valley, where a team who ran their ...

BurgerQuest Week 5: Woody’s Grill and Bar

With a surfing/Hawaiian theme, the atmosphere at Woody's Grill & Bar on Lonetree Boulevard in Rocklin is lively and fun. First stop — the drink menu. The draft beers ...

Taste of Home Cooking School comes to the Gold Country Fairgrounds

Taste of Home, publisher of four national magazines and more than 40 special interest recipe collections, is bringing its Taste of Home Cooking School show to the Gold Country Fair ...

BurgerQuest Week 4: Primo's Pizza Burger & Brew

If there was a “People's Choice” award in the hunt for Placer's Best Burger, it would go to Primo's Pizza, Burger & Brew — by a wide margin. Votes ...

Dinner at the movies for new Rocklin multiplex

Instead of dinner and a movie, how about dinner at the movies? A proposed multiplex at the new Rocklin Commons shopping center on Granite Drive off Sierra College Boulevard is expe ...

BurgerQuest Week 3: The Boxing Donkey

Walking into the Boxing Donkey in Roseville, your first impression is not one of a place to find great food. But this Monday-night edition of the search for the best burger was ful ...

BurgerQuest Week Two: Auburn Alehouse

Our hunt for the perfect hamburger took us to Auburn, where we settled in at the Auburn Alehouse. The atmosphere was modern-rustic, lots of warm colors and just the right amount of ...

California Food Literacy Center launches kids’ recipe contest

Kids across the region are invited to create healthy recipes using the Veggie of the Year, the sweet potato, for California Food Literacy Center’s Kids’ Recipe Contest. ...

BurgerQuest Week One: BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

We started our hunt for the best burger with a visit to BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse in Roseville. BJ’s offers a selection of nine standard burgers, including a jalapeno ...

Buddhist Food Bazaar returns for 49th year

The Placer Buddhist Church expects more than 12,000 people at its 49th Annual Food Bazaar the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29, in Penryn.  “Our church started in old town Pe ...