Jernigan’s Autumn Beer and Food Pairing

Jernigan’s Tap House and Grill is hosting a food and beer event on October 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. Highlighting locally grown food and focusing on Nevada City’s newest brewery, Three Forks Bakery & Brewing, this is bound to be a memorable evening.
Mitzi Garnett, Jernigan’s Head Chef and Dave Cowie, brewmaster at Three Forks, [...]

Grass Valley’s eclectic dining scene

THE DINING SCENE IN GRASS VALLEY is among the most vibrant in the Sierra foothills. Restaurants offer a wide range of fare—pizza, pasta, steaks, chicken, sushi and fresh, local food—all at affordable prices.
The ambiance of the restaurants is memorable, ranging from the open kitchen at Kane’s Family Restaurant to the carved cherry wood bar at the [...]

Fresh food teams in the Sierra Foothills

“FROM OUR COUNTY TO YOUR TABLE” is the theme of the California State Fair in July. It is well suited to our region, where chefs specialize in using fresh, local ingredients, including fruits and veggies, meats and poultry, and grains.
Examples include Ike’s Quarter Cafe in Nevada City; Newcastle Produce; Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli and [...]

Real Food Chefs who are revitalizing Sierra Foothills dining

Meet the chefs, restaurateurs & caterers in the Sierra Foothills who are revitalizing dining in our Sierra FoodWineArt special report:
Ike Frazee
Ike is the chef and owner, along with his wife, Adrienne, of Ike’s Quarter Cafe in Nevada City. Now in its 11th year, Ike’s is a favorite for New Orleans-style cuisine, made with [...]

Nevada City Farmers Market: Local farms for this year

The Nevada City Farmers Market begins on June 16 (Father’s Day weekend) and runs until November 17, 2012 (Weekend Before Thanksgiving). Here’s a list of the farms for this year:
Boxcar Farm
Based in Nevada City, California, Boxcar Farm sits among rolling hills and family vineyards on lush pastureland enriched by decades of happy grazing cows. By [...]