Grass Valley: What’s new in this gold-rush town

GRASS VALLEY REFLECTS THE RESURGENCE of small towns all across America. It has beauti- fully restored buildings, an historic downtown, festivals, top-notch dining and shopping—and world-class hiking, biking and kayaking nearby. Grass Valley also boasts The Center for the Arts, which hosts big-city talent such as Lily Tomlin and Kris Kristofferson. The historic Holbrooke Hotel […]

Simplicity Bistro: Fresh, local fare in Grass Valley

I LEARNED SOMETHING FROM OUR three meals at Simplicity Bistro over the past week: I learned that I have a burgundy beef need that can apparently only be satisfied by recurring dinners at Simplicity Bistro. I’m a bit worried, though, because yesterday at lunch I also discovered that I likely have an addiction to the […]