Cozy Up with Hot Cocoa

Is there a better way to take the chill out of a cold winter’s day than with a piping hot cup of hot cocoa? We think not. Hot chocolate is the quintessential sip on a blistery night, and it pairs perfectly with family movie or […]

Health Benefits of a Hot Toddy

If you’ve ever been offered a cocktail when you are feeling under the weather, there may actually be some benefit to sipping one in particular. The Hot Toddy, a hot beverage made with lemon, honey, and whiskey, is known to alleviate a sore throat and […]

‘Tis the season for indulging in warm and savory dishes

Honey Acorn Squash Soup Ruby’s Bakery and Café Craving French gourmet quality and comfort in a cup? Head over to Ruby’s Bakery and Café for a cup of Honey Acorn Squash Soup, garnished with a toasty green pesto and served with their famous sourdough bread. […]

Jan. 1 is National Bloody Mary Day

If you went all out for New Years, then January 1 may call for some hair of the dog—that’s why the first day of the New Year is dubbed National Bloody Mary Day here in America. With alcohol to relieve headaches and body pain, salt […]

SJ City Guide

The catering company serves Sundays at Riaza Winery

Your ultimate excuse to indulge in a Sunday Funday is here—look no further than brunch with Ignis Provisions. The husband-and-wife duo of Daniel and Bri Cortez are serving up a brilliant brunch at Riaza Winery in Lodi, and you do not want to miss these […]

Holiday Entertaining with Calivirgin Olive Oil

For this monthly feature, we typically highlight the seasonal bounty available in San Joaquin County. But we think NOW is the time to celebrate the award-winning olive oils and balsamic vinegars of one of the nation’s finest olive oil producers. After all, this is the […]

Ring in the New Year in Style

Just in time to celebrate the New Year, we’re letting you in on a food and wine pairing that will blow your mind! Lodi’s award-winning sparkling wines served alongside a freshly popped bowl of gourmet popcorn. Can you think of a more festive pairing? Whether […]

Stocking Stuffer Wines

Santa wants to know if you’ve been naughty or nice this year? Either way, everyone could use a bottle of wine in their stocking to help take the edge off during the craziness of the season! We’ve rounded up five, award-winning, affordable Lodi wines to […]

On the Town

Eggnog specials throughout SJC

Ice Cream – If sweet and creamy is what you are in the mood for, visit FrostedLUV for eggnog ice-cream, brought to you by Sacramento’s famous Gunther’s Ice-Cream. 4027 E. Morada Ln., Ste. 120 Stockton Coffee – Get your daily dose of joe blended with […]

Sip into the holiday spirit

Not to be confused with tequila, mezcal is a smokey liquor used to create cocktails with many flavors, from earthy to floral to fruit-forward. And while many think of mezcal as a type of tequila, it’s actually the other way around. Not all mezcals are […]

Celebrate Mexico’s Christmas culture with traditional dishes

Everyone knows about tamales, but if you haven’t grown up around these traditions, many of the other popular Mexican Christmas dishes might be less familiar. Whether you’re looking to reconnect with your heritage or expand your cultural horizons this holiday season, you can’t go wrong […]

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