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Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

Still haven’t figured out how you’re going to feed yourself this Zoomgiving? You really are a last-minute planner, aren’t you? To help you out of your...

When Takeout Bites

Is there a wrong way to do takeout? Some restaurateurs say yes. The issue involves third-party apps—think Postmates, Grubhub, DoorDash and the like—that provide convenience to customers but...
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Pip Pip Hooray!

Amy Grabish was in high school when she learned that a friend’s mom called her a pip—not exactly a term of endearment as far as...
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Drink Up!

LOVE CHILD, the new eatery from the owner of LowBrau, is all about plant-based options, with a menu that includes a vegan version of In-N-Out’s...

It’s Tempranillo Time!

This weekend, Lodi welcomes wine lovers with its fifth annual Tour of Tempranillo.Tempranillo is a red grape varietal of Spanish origin and the fourth most widely planted wine grape in the world (behind cabernet sauvignon, merlot and airen). Known...
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Restaurateurs to Diners: Behave!

The pandemic is getting to all of us. Local bars and restaurants, in particular, are struggling as customers act out in response to masking orders and the state requirement that...
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DP’s Taste of Heaven

For Damion Price, the passion for cooking started when he was 8 years old, after his mom said the barbecue chicken he made her was the best she ever had.After...
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Explore Carson Valley

Suburban sprawl surrounds Highway 395 around Carson City, Nev., enough to prompt anyone to move onward, north or south. Countless times, it has done so to...
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Have It Your Way

Longtime Sacramento chef Adam Pechal has revived the ATOM BURGER from his now-defunct Tuli Bistro. Choice is the name of the game: You pick...
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On Wine: Mini Lincoln Wine Fest this Weekend

In the age of COVID, most large wine events have been cancelled or postponed. The community of Lincoln, however, is making lemonade out of...