Food, Glorious Food: What’s new in our region

PINE STREET BURGERS This all-natural burger restaurant has opened in Grass Valley, and it’s one of the best burgers in the region. (We eat them all: at Burger Me in Truckee and Reno, Lefty’s Grill, Ike’s and Matteo’s Public in Nevada City, and Dine N Dash Cafe in Colfax, among others). Pine Street Burgers are […]

“Farm-to scoop” edibles abound

You’ve heard about farm-to-table and farm-to-fork dining. Now a “farm-to-scoop” movement is underway—referring to desserts that are made from fresh, natural or organic ingredients. Summer is the best time to make the natural treats because of all the fruits and veggies growing in the foothills. Think rhubarb ice cream or ice pops, for example. The […]