Cello Chocolate, ol’ Republic Brewery pairing @Matteo’s Public

We wrote about beer and food pairings in our magazine’s current issue, including a link to a beer and food pairing chart. This is a growing trend.
Some people say lager is like white wine, and ale is like red. “When matching beer and food, the most important thing to look for is balance,” says Garrett [...]

Ol’ Republic beer now at Matteo’s Public in Nevada City

We headed to Matteo’s Public for dinner on Tuesday night — a regular hangout in our ‘hood — and to watch ol’ Republic tap their first keg (a Scottish-style Ale) outside of the brewery at Matt and Michelle Margulies’ restaurant and pub on Commercial Street in Nevada City.
The restaurant has made its mark in our [...]

Local food: A hallmark of Nevada County

AN HOUR FROM SACRAMENTO ON “the road less traveled,” Nevada County is blessed with an abundance of ranchland and farmland. There are more than 80 farmers and ranchers selling their products, most of them belonging to Nevada County Grown.
From grass-fed beef to organic vegetables, the county supports a well-rounded local harvest. The produce is sold [...]