Food & Wine

Grape Days of Summer offer taste of Placer wineries

Wine lovers have an easy way this weekend to sample offerings from 19 area wineries, while enjoying vineyard tours, live music, PlacerGROWN food,  appetizer pairings and barre ...

Lincoln businesses serve up frozen treats in hot summer

Summer time is here and you need something to keep you cool? With apologies to David Lee Roth, it’s time to see the ice cream man. Lincoln residents are able to try a diffe ...

Downtown Lincoln Farmers’ Market update

The Farmers’ Market in downtown  on Thursday nights is midway through its summer session.   We farmers are delighted with the weekly turnouts, in spite of the not ...

Farmers' Market update

The Farmers’ Market in downtown Lincoln on Thursday nights is midway through its summer session.  We farmers are delighted with the weekly turnouts, in spite of the not ...

Hundreds join in the summer Farmers’ Market

Downtown Lincoln’s summer signature event, the Farmers’ Market and Summer Nights, attracts hundreds of visitors who want to buy fresh produce; meet friends; hear area b ...

Lincoln Wine Fest draws a happy crowd

Approximately 700 wine and downtown fans made the fourth annual Lincoln Wine Fest “a huge success,” according to the event’s chairwoman Joann Hilton. Attendance ...

Lincoln Wine Fest to take over downtown May 2

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual Lincoln Wine Fest that will feature 19 wineries on May 2. By press time Wednesday, about 150 tickets were sold, according to Lincoln ...

Food trucks provide dinner options this Tuesday

Food trucks return to downtown Lincoln from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday as part of the monthly “Food Truck Pop Up! Celebrate” event. The event is sponsored by Downtown Lin ...

Help Glen Edwards students by attending Wednesday’s food-truck event

The next monthly “Food Truck Pop Up! Celebrate Lincoln” event not only enables visitors to enjoy downtown this Wednesday (May 7) but it benefits the Glen Edwards Middle ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lincoln Showcase returns Sept. 28

The Lincoln Showcase, one of the most anticipated downtown Lincoln events of the year, is on Sept. 28. Hosted by the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, the event is from 6:30 to 10 ...

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 ...