Food & Wine

Detour Before Dark: Enjoying Gordian knots at Yianni’s Greek Diner

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of Granite Bay and Roseville.  The ...

Media Life: Dusty Baker manages baseball’s Nationals, Placer County vineyard

For one famous Placer County vintner, the release of that first sweet, fruity syrah was the precursor of a much bigger splash. When your name is Dusty Baker and you’re hired ...

Detour Before Dark: A true homecoming at de Vere’s Irish Pub

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of Granite Bay and Roseville.  The ...

Drinking to Life: Rebels, death and beauty in the Irish Republic

William Butler Yeats called it “the Celtic Twilight,” a push to save Ireland’s wandering, hearthside storytellers of the past, oracles casting spells of the imagi ...

Newcastle dining house offers Sicilian sensations

You may not have had an opportunity to visit the historic Fruit Packing Shed in downtown Newcastle.  But if you are seeking an authentic Italian experience, it’s certain ...

Detour Before Dark: Tipping a glass at the Old Sugar Mill

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of Granite Bay and Roseville.  When ...

Holman Ranch a place of weddings, retreats and its own wines

It’s tucked away but not off-grid. Fairly dripping with the nostalgia of Old California but embracing all that’s good about the new. The place is Holman Ranch. Growing ...

Detour Before Dark: Carnivore Indominus at The Buckhorn Steakhouse

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of Granite Bay and Roseville.  Unde ...

Detour Before Dark: Jazz Night at Aioli Bodega Espanola

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of Granite Bay and Roseville.  In t ...

Folsom’s tavern of times remembered

Folsom’s Sutter Street is a clean Gilded Age corridor that runs between the American River and the Gothic, stone turrets of Old Folsom Prison. While its boardwalks are lined ...

Shining brass and broken glasses in New Orleans

The Crescent City nocturnal — horns crying under baroque handrails, statue shadows looming in the lamplight. It’s not difficult to see why strangers are drawn to New O ...

Flame on! Roseville’s Brazilian steakhouses opens international doorway

The churrascarias cooking tradition is steeped in hard-won wisdom — a culinary way of life born over centuries in the campfires of Portuguese homesteaders driving cattle acro ...