2013 Food Trends: Our top predictions for the New Year

Here are our top food, wine and beer trends for the new year and where to find them in our Sierra foothills: 1. ARTISAN FOOD Hand-crafted food sales are booming. Food lovers crave artisan cheese, crusty bread and dry-cured meats. New laws, such as California’s Homemade Food Act, will spur further growth. • Smokey Ridge […]

Fia’s Bistro: Food from a Farm

FOR YEARS, SCHEIDEL’S OLD EUROPEAN Restaurant was a stalwart at the entrance to Alta Sierra in Grass Valley on Hwy. 49, drawing locals and visitors. Now Fia’s Bistro has opened at the same location and is building a loyal following. With a motto “food from a farm,” Fia’s serves authentic bistro fare with fresh, local […]