Soups & Stews: Where to find comfort by the spoonful

Soups & Stews: Where to find comfort by the spoonful in the foothills and Sierra: Gumbo Not the traditional roux thickened gumbo. It is a hearty soup topped with gingered greens and served with cornbread. Changes daily. Ike’s has been “keeping it Creole” for a decade. Ike’s Quarter Cafe 401 Commercial St., NC, 265-6138 IkesQuarterCafe.com […]

Smith Vineyard, SummerThyme’s to open in downtown GV

Smith Vineyard plans to open its tasting room on Mill Street in downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, while SummerThyme’s Bakery & Deli will open at Book Town Books a week from Friday. Smith will open its tasting room at 142 Mill Street, where Bunce’s Place was located. The winery has renovated a building that dates […]