In January, The Graduate opened its doors for the Stone Beer Festival, an afternoon-long tasting of 19 beers from Stone Brewing Co. of San Diego County. Beers were three for $5 and ran the gamut from ales to porters to IPA and even included a few barley wines. It is rumored that Stone founders, Greg […]
If you shop once at the Yolo Fruit Stand, more than likely you’ll shop there again. Altim Shquti – Tim for short – manager of the Yolo Fruit Stand knows just what it takes to keep customers coming back for more; farm fresh family produce accompanied by a genuine smile. That’s just what you’ll find […]
Winter weather always seems to usher in a craving for classic comfort food – heaping portions of pot roast, prime rib, chicken fried steak, cheeseburgers and chili. One Davis restaurant to satisfy these Yuletide yearnings is none other than Black Bear Diner.
I love making soup. Generally, it only involves throwing various vegetables and/or meat into a pot with some liquid and leaving it alone, while it simmers to combine its flavors. This particular recipe has one more step, involving a blender, but is absolutely worth the extra five minutes. This soup is a staple in my […]
The Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science (RMI) has been operational on the UC Davis campus for just over year, but the complex isn’t done growing. On Oct. 10, 2008, RMI opened to record crowds of students, faculty, staff and the business community celebrating what is quickly growing UC Davis’ already stellar reputation […]
Randii MacNear, the executive director and market manager for the Davis Farmers Market, has served in the position for 31 years, with the exception of a four-year break in the early 1980s to raise her children. “The market started in 1976,” Randii said. “We had three sellers on the sidewalk, no tables and the produce […]