Food & Wine

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Combine your love of pinot and paws; raise funds for Placer SPCA

Tickets are on sale now for the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ grand prize drawing of a free-standing wine refrigerator, fully stocked with 50 bottl ...

Local amateur baker makes TV appearance

Chris Luna was convinced he could do it. He had watched plenty of reality television cooking shows, and prides himself on being adept at jumping into something new and figuring it ...

Placer supes OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...

The Saturday Skinny: Forget the weight loss ads and focus on yourself to make positive lifestyle changes

I’m sure you’ve received an e-mail or seen an advertisement claiming you can lose inches and pounds with little or no effort. The old saying, “If it sounds too go ...