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  • 5 Things / Taste the Rainbow

    July 1, 2019

    Frozen Treats to Cool Down Your Summer Go ahead—taste the rainbow. San Joaquin County is brimming with options for cool, colorful treats. At hotspots throughout the region, patrons can grab goodies to go, or stay and enjoy. From alcoholic wine slushies to over-the-top ice cream […]

    Dine at Arroyo’s Café

    July 1, 2019

    Authentic Mexican cuisine in the portside city Step into Arroyo’s Café, the place where everyone just might know your name. Serving up classic Mexican dishes at its Quail Lakes location (where the restaurant has been since 1999), the menu is focused on authentic, homemade Mexican […]

    3 Wine to Try

    July 1, 2019

    Red, White, and Blue to Celebrate 4th of July RED 2015 USA Cabernet This wine is your wine! The perfect bottle to uncork on the Fourth of July. It’s big, bold, and smooth with aromas of blackberry and black currant. Retail $17.76. Purchase at www.usacabernet.com […]

    Sweet Summertime Strawberries

    July 1, 2019

    Recipes by the Fine Foodie Philanthropist   Nothing says summertime like the arrival of farm fresh strawberries to San Joaquin County. These beautifully bright berries are sweet, juicy, and delicious. And while you can find strawberries in the store all year long, now is the […]

    SJ City Guide

    All in the Family | West Oak Nosh

    July 1, 2019

    West Oak Nosh, which celebrated their one-year anniversary in April, is one of Lodi’s brightest additions to the food scene. Serving up authentic and tasty German-inspired cuisine with a seasonal flair, West Oak Nosh is family friendly, convivial, and downright delicious.  But what you may […]

    Fired Pizza

    July 1, 2019

    Get Fired Up! Husband-wife team bring brick-oven pizza to you Looking for a simple pie made from the freshest ingredients? At Fired Pizza, the focus is on authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas from Italy, made in a wood oven with ingredients imported from Italy. “These pizzas are […]

    Drink to This!

    July 1, 2019

    Bernie’s Mixology serves fun in San Joaquin County Every time her family hosted an event, Bernadette Pimentel had a specific job. Family barbecues found her not manning the grill, but instead mixing up drinks for everyone to enjoy. “Before you know it someone had approached […]

    What’s Happening—Local Food and Wine Scene

    July 1, 2019

    Wine News Wilson Family Vineyards In 1993, there were a mere 6 wineries in Lodi Wine Country. In 2006, the region hit a little more than 60. Fast forward to 2019 and there are over 90 wineries to try in the region, and more opening […]

    At Home Mag

    5 Favorites / Bubble Tea Round Up

    July 1, 2019

    Milk, Tea, & Tapioca This Taiwanese tea treat is taking over. Invented in Tainan and Taichung in the 1980s, its popularity has swelled in San Joaquin County over the last decade, spawning several tea-centric businesses in the area, including several that opened in the last […]

    Meal Prep 101

    May 28, 2019

    Not in the habit of planning ahead? That may be a recipe for disaster. Ever fantasize about how much easier life would be if you didn’t constantly have to find recipes, buy groceries, prep and cook ingredients, and clean up a messy kitchen. Sounds amazing, […]

    100 Years of Root Beer

    May 28, 2019

    A&W Celebrates 100 Years in Business The first ever A&W Restaurant opened as a drink stand on Pine St. in Lodi. Since then the restaurant chain has undergone many changes—and a lot of expansion reaching over 1,000 stores globally—much of which has happened right here […]

    In the Mood for Seafood

    May 28, 2019

    As it makes its journey from the depths of churning waters, to our local kitchens, and finally, to the plate, seafood is often as fresh a meal as one can get, even if you’re in city that isn’t close to the coast. But seafood is […]

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