Style Magazine March 2021

I’ve always been a morning person. Something about the dawn of a new day—sitting in stillness while consuming a cup (OK, cups) of fresh-brewed coffee as the sun slowly rises—fills me with peace and positivity. But my favorite part of waking up has always been breakfast. Though some people are satisfied with a smoothie or skipping it altogether, I can’t imagine starting the day any other way. Whether it’s waffles piled high with peanut butter, a stack of syrup-drenched pancakes, overnight oats swirled with cinnamon, or a protein-packed burrito, I don’t discriminate—so long as it’s hot, hearty, and (mostly) healthy. This month’s feature, “Rise & Dine,” is a tribute to the morning meal. Turn to page 53 to read about over 30 of our favorite breakfast locales with recommendations on what to eat and drink at each. From sweet to savory, and the classics done right to more obscure offerings like Angel Food French Toast that’s as heavenly as it sounds, there’s something everyone will want to dig into. We also share the secret to making fluffy flapjacks and perfect scrambled eggs in “Ask a Chef,” and 7 breakfast in bed must-haves so you can create a memorable meal at home. And though I fully support sipping on a mimosa or Bloody Mary before noon, I’m also all about bending the rules—like enjoying a coffee-infused beer for breakfast. Check out Sip on This (page 88) for 5 recommendations that are really good...and really strong, including French Press, a dark, malty ale from Hillenbrand Farmhaus Brewery that’s made using Sacramento-based Chocolate Fish coffee. In other food news, have you hopped on the charcuterie, aka grazing board, bandwagon yet? They’re all over the Internet and have become particularly popular since the pandemic. These wondrous works of edible art are typically styled with an array of cheeses, cured meats, pickled veg, fresh or dried fruit, and other accoutrements; and are perfect for a picnic in the park, date night, or girls’ gathering. For 7 local companies crafting them, turn to “Say Cheese!” on page 78. Another reason to smile this month? Behind the Cellar Door—a wine-filled weekend in Amador County featuring tastings, food pairings, and educational opportunities—is back! Find more details on page 15. Just remember: Wine tasting on an empty stomach never ends well (trust me), so be sure to fuel up with a big breakfast beforehand. Cheers! —Megan megan@stylemg.com @meggoeggowaffle

I’ve always been a morning person. Something about the dawn of a new day—sitting in stillness while consuming a cup (OK, cups) of fresh-brewed coffee as the sun slowly rises—fills me with peace and positivity. But my favorite part of waking up has always been breakfast. Though some people are satisfied with a smoothie or skipping it altogether, I can’t imagine starting the day any other way. Whether it’s waffles piled high with peanut butter, a stack of syrup-drenched pancakes, overnight oats swirled with cinnamon, or a protein-packed burrito, I don’t discriminate—so long as it’s hot, hearty, and (mostly) healthy.
This month’s feature, “Rise & Dine,” is a tribute to the morning meal. Turn to page 53 to read about over 30 of our favorite breakfast locales with recommendations on what to eat and drink at each. From sweet to savory, and the classics done right to more obscure offerings like Angel Food French Toast that’s as heavenly as it sounds, there’s something everyone will want to dig into. We also share the secret to making fluffy flapjacks and perfect scrambled eggs in “Ask a Chef,” and 7 breakfast in bed must-haves so you can create a memorable meal at home.
And though I fully support sipping on a mimosa or Bloody Mary before noon, I’m also all about bending the rules—like enjoying a coffee-infused beer for breakfast. Check out Sip on This (page 88) for 5 recommendations that are really good...and really strong, including French Press, a dark, malty ale from Hillenbrand Farmhaus Brewery that’s made using Sacramento-based Chocolate Fish coffee.
In other food news, have you hopped on the charcuterie, aka grazing board, bandwagon yet? They’re all over the Internet and have become particularly popular since the pandemic. These wondrous works of edible art are typically styled with an array of cheeses, cured meats, pickled veg, fresh or dried fruit, and other accoutrements; and are perfect for a picnic in the park, date night, or girls’ gathering. For 7 local companies crafting them, turn to “Say Cheese!” on page 78.
Another reason to smile this month? Behind the Cellar Door—a wine-filled weekend in Amador County featuring tastings, food pairings, and educational opportunities—is back! Find more details on page 15. Just remember: Wine tasting on an empty stomach never ends well (trust me), so be sure to fuel up with a big breakfast beforehand. Cheers!


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76<br />


12 ONLINE<br />

14 COMMUNITY<br />


WHAT'S UP<br />

News Around Town<br />

18 GET TO KNOW<br />

4 Wonder Women<br />

22 THE 10 SPOT<br />

Must-See Flower Fields<br />

26 ARTS & CULTURE<br />

Plein Air Painters<br />


DIY Mental Health Checkup<br />

34 TAKE A HIKE<br />

Hardrock and Osborn Hills<br />

Loop Trail<br />

42 KEEP IT LOCAL<br />


12 Green Things<br />


Q&A with Local Companies<br />


48 HOME & GARDEN<br />

8 Hot Home Trends<br />

53 FEATURE<br />

30+ Best Breakfasts<br />

72 TRAVEL<br />

Northern vs.<br />

Southern California<br />



76 EAT & DRINK<br />


Oki Sushi<br />

78 TASTE<br />

Gorgeous Grazing Boards<br />

87 FOODIE FIND<br />

Mom & Pop Chicken Shop<br />

88 SIP ON THIS<br />

5 Best Coffee Brews<br />


98 LAST LOOK<br />

Where We Live<br />

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| editor’s letter |<br />

I’ve always been a morning person.<br />

Something about the dawn of a<br />

new day—sitting in stillness while<br />

consuming a cup (OK, cups) of freshbrewed<br />

coffee as the sun slowly<br />

rises—fills me with peace and<br />

positivity. But my favorite part of<br />

waking up has always been breakfast. Though<br />

some people are satisfied with a smoothie or<br />

skipping it altogether, I can’t imagine starting<br />

the day any other way. Whether it’s waffles<br />

piled high with peanut butter, a stack of syrupdrenched<br />

pancakes, overnight oats swirled<br />

with cinnamon, or a protein-packed burrito, I<br />

don’t discriminate—so long as it’s hot, hearty,<br />

and (mostly) healthy.<br />

This month’s feature, “Rise & Dine,” is a<br />

tribute to the morning meal. Turn to page 53<br />

to read about over 30 of our favorite breakfast<br />

locales with recommendations on what to eat<br />

and drink at each. From sweet to savory, and<br />

the classics done right to more obscure offerings like Angel Food French Toast that’s as<br />

heavenly as it sounds, there’s something everyone will want to dig into. We also share the<br />

secret to making fluffy flapjacks and perfect scrambled eggs in “Ask a Chef,” and 7 breakfast<br />

in bed must-haves so you can create a memorable meal at home.<br />

And though I fully support sipping on a mimosa or<br />

Bloody Mary before noon, I’m also all about bending the<br />

“I know family rules—like enjoying a coffee-infused beer for breakfast.<br />

Check out Sip on This (page 88) for 5 recommendations<br />

comes first but<br />

that are really good...and really strong, including French<br />

Press, a dark, malty ale from Hillenbrand Farmhaus<br />

doesn’t that<br />

Brewery that’s made using Sacramento-based Chocolate<br />

mean after Fish coffee.<br />

In other food news, have you hopped on the charcuterie,<br />

breakfast?” aka grazing board, bandwagon yet? They’re all over the<br />

Internet and have become particularly popular since<br />

—Jeff Lindsay<br />

the pandemic. These wondrous works of edible art are<br />

typically styled with an array of cheeses, cured meats,<br />

pickled veg, fresh or dried fruit, and other accoutrements;<br />

and are perfect for a picnic in the park, date night, or girls’ gathering. For 7 local companies<br />

crafting them, turn to “Say Cheese!” on page 78.<br />

Finally, march into spring with “Super Blooms” on page 22, where we highlight 10<br />

flower fields awash with color that are open and available for your viewing and, in one<br />

case, u-pick pleasure. It’s a cheery way to welcome the season and all the beauty it brings.<br />

Another reason to smile this month? Behind the Cellar Door—a wine-filled weekend<br />

in Amador County featuring tastings, food pairings, and educational opportunities—is<br />

back! Find more details on page 15. Just remember: Wine tasting on an empty stomach<br />

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journeys across the state with her<br />

family discovering under-the-radar<br />

people, places, and things, including<br />

“Reiff’s Gas Station House,” which<br />

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Folsom-based singersongwriter<br />

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signed, nine-song<br />

album, On the Other<br />

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The Folsom Historic District<br />

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decades of service by Roger and Gail Zittel<br />

to the Folsom community. The family name<br />

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development of the city’s General Plan.<br />

Pathways Project—a partnership<br />

between the El Dorado Community<br />

Foundation, Upper Room Dining Hall,<br />

Housing El Dorado, Marshall Medical<br />

Center, and El Dorado County Sheriff ’s<br />

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a cohort of 20 homeless individuals<br />

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Kaiser Permanente Roseville completed<br />

a 6,000-square-foot expansion of their<br />

neonatal intensive care unit, which increases<br />

access to highly specialized care for<br />

newborns in a comforting environment. The<br />

updated space features seven new private<br />

rooms, two negative pressure isolation<br />

rooms, and a triple room with three<br />

bassinets for families with multiples, among<br />

other amenities. Last year, the medical<br />

center was recognized in Newsweek<br />

magazine’s “Best Maternity Hospitals 2020”<br />

report for providing exceptional care.<br />

Placerville Public House<br />

(placervillepublichouse.com) is relocating<br />

to the historic Hangman Saloon and<br />

Herrick Buildings at 301 and 305 Main<br />

Street in Placerville. The new, larger<br />

location will allow the restaurant to expand<br />

their current vision while offering more<br />

hospitable accommodations to customers.<br />

Congrats to Marshall Medical Center<br />

for being awarded an “A” in the Fall 2020<br />

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a<br />

national distinction based on the hospital’s<br />

performance in preventing medical<br />

errors, injuries, accidents, infections, and<br />

other harms to patients in their care.<br />

Studio Movie Grill<br />

(studiomoviegrill.com)<br />

in Rocklin launched its<br />

own brand, 540 Pizza &<br />

Calzones, for delivery on<br />

Grubhub last month.<br />

Made using fresh ingredients, each<br />

affordably priced pie or calzone ($10-$13)<br />

is made to order in a 540-degree oven.<br />

Favorites include the Salsiccia (marinara,<br />

pepperoni, sausage, diced Roma tomatoes,<br />

mozzarella, and oregano) and Pesto Alfredo<br />

Calzone. For more info, follow them on<br />

Instagram or Facebook @540pizza.<br />

Zittel Family Amphitheater photo by Chris Shepard, City of Folsom. Other photos courtesy of their respective companies or organizations.<br />

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Expect an exciting evening of engaging games, auction items, inspiring stories, and<br />

entertainment. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit touchofunderstanding.org.<br />

Help bring some festive Easter fun to Placer County families in need. On <strong>March</strong><br />

30-31 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., reps from KidsFirst (kidsfirstnow.org) will be outside<br />

their Roseville office (124 Main Street) collecting donated Easter baskets full<br />

of candy, small games and toys, and other springtime family fun.<br />

Photo courtesy of the STUDIO. Elsa Rady (American, 1943-2011). YK1BVPID, 1985. Glazed porcelain, 7 x 11 (diam.) in. Crocker Art Museum, gift of Jane Rady Lynes. Behind the Cellar Door photo courtesy of Amador Vintners Association.<br />

Congrats to the three ninjas from<br />

THE STUDIO Martial Arts & Fitness<br />

(trainatthestudio.com)—Francisco<br />

Barajas, Brian Montagnese, and José<br />

Gomez—who were selected to be on<br />

Season 13 of American Ninja Warrior.<br />

Due to the pandemic and unprecedented<br />

need for adolescent therapy in our<br />

community, the Relationship Therapy<br />

Center, with locations in Roseville and<br />

Fair Oaks, created a play/sand therapy<br />

room for kids and teens to help work<br />

through trauma as they play out their<br />

troubles in a safe space. For more info, visit<br />

therelationshiptherapycenter.com/children.<br />


<br />

The Edge of Elegance:<br />

Porcelains by Elsa Rady—an<br />

exhibition of the late American<br />

artist’s objects of geometric<br />

simplicity and beauty—is<br />

opening <strong>March</strong> 21 at the Crocker Art Museum<br />

(crockerart.org). The intimate, focused survey of<br />

the graceful sculptural vessels made in Rady’s<br />

Southern California studio between 1967-1995<br />

will be on display through November 1.<br />

A Touch of Understanding is hosting their<br />

third annual An Evening of Insight on<br />

<strong>March</strong> 25 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The virtual<br />

fundraiser—which also celebrates ATOU's<br />

25th anniversary—will be hosted by Freddie<br />

Silveria of FSA Auctions and Kellie DeMarco<br />

of Kellie DeMarco Communications.<br />

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Behind the Cellar Door, a weekend filled with world-class Amador wine<br />

tastings, delectable food pairings, barrel samples, hard-to-find vintages, and<br />

wine education in an intimate setting, is scheduled for <strong>March</strong> 26-28. For safety<br />

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makes party favors and does live cotton<br />

candy spinning. For more info, follow @<br />

sugarhouse.cc on Instagram and Facebook.<br />

Zero-waste shop, Village General<br />

Store, is slated to open at 500 Vernon<br />

Street in Roseville this spring. Expect<br />

quality kitchen and household staples,<br />

alongside a bring-your-own container<br />

refill section. For updates, follow them<br />

on Instagram @villagegeneralstore.co.<br />

Carniceria Hernandez, which will offer<br />

an assortment of marinated grilled meats,<br />

grocery items, and prepared foods like<br />

burritos and tacos, is coming soon to<br />

199 Cirby Way, Suite 1, in Roseville.<br />

Be on the lookout for Urban Sips +<br />

Sweets NorCal—a farmhouse-style trailer<br />

selling specialty sodas with an assortment<br />

of flavors and syrups—in Placer County<br />

this spring. For opening updates, follow<br />

them on Instagram @urbansips_norcal.<br />

lumpia—is opening at 195 Placerville<br />

Road, Suite 100, in Folsom.<br />

There’s a new sushi restaurant in<br />

town! BF Miyabi (bfmiyabiroseville.<br />

com) opened in Roseville (1900 Douglas<br />

Boulevard, Suite G) and offers specialty<br />

rolls, sashimi, and other sushi favorites,<br />

plus oysters, donburi, ramen, and more.<br />

Locally owned BAD Bakers (badbakers.<br />

com)—beloved for their fresh-baked<br />

donuts with eclectic toppings, “Staxx”<br />

bread, and savory treats like<br />

Enjoy freshly spun cotton candy in both<br />

traditional and gourmet flavors with fun<br />

toppings at Placerville-based Sugarhouse<br />

Cotton Candy. The owner of the<br />

mobile business is available for private<br />

parties and corporate events; she also<br />

Award-winning cookie franchise,<br />

Crumbl (crumblcookies.com), which<br />

serves over 120 specialty flavors that<br />

rotate weekly, including circus animal<br />

and caramel cheesecake (pictured), plus<br />

constant classics like milk chocolate<br />

chip and chilled sugar, is opening a<br />

location at the Folsom Pointe shopping<br />

center (195 Placerville Road, Suite 120).<br />

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Lexi Williams<br />

4 Wonder Women<br />


<strong>March</strong> 8 marks International Women’s Day—a global day celebrating<br />

the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of<br />

females. Locally, we have some incredibly inspiring, hard-working<br />

women who wear multiple hats. Keep reading to learn how they<br />

overcame obstacles, achieved success, and are making the region<br />

where they reside a more positive place.<br />

Kimberly Marie Morphis<br />

Folsom, Realtor & Business Advocate<br />

Kimberly Morphis rose to small-town<br />

fame when she devised 95630 BINGO—<br />

an innovative game that benefited Twin<br />

Lakes Food Bank and 24 small businesses<br />

in Folsom. Patrons who made donations<br />

to the food bank received a bingo card<br />

that encouraged them to shop at local<br />

restaurants and retailers. Whoever checked<br />

off all 25 squares first would win $1,000. It<br />

was a novel ideal, intended to highlight the<br />

plight of struggling small businesses and<br />

rally a community together—a community<br />

that ultimately didn’t disappoint.<br />

In the end, money went to the food<br />

bank and businesses, but the cherry on<br />

top was when generous winner, Evangeline<br />

Scott, donated her entire earnings back to<br />

the community. It was a complete “winwin-win,”<br />

says Morphis, proud of the place<br />

she calls home.<br />

Folsom has been “home” to Morphis<br />

for 23 years. She grew up with a strong<br />

mother who taught her and her sister the<br />

importance of hard work, positive thinking,<br />

gratitude, and giving back. From babysitting<br />

to running a mobile bartending business,<br />

she’s come a long way, and credits her<br />

strong work ethic and family bonds for<br />

giving her the confidence to get through life.<br />

“While bartending one night, I told my first<br />

employer in commercial real estate that he<br />

was going to hire me, even though I had no<br />

clue [about the industry],” she says. Seven<br />

years later and she’s a successful realtor,<br />

championing the cause of small businesses.<br />

“Being responsive, knowledgeable of my<br />

markets, and having a very firm handshake<br />

have all helped get me to where I am today!”<br />

Q&A<br />


I’m the proud mother to an amazing son,<br />

Kamden James, and am motivated to show<br />

him that hard work, determination, and<br />

being of service will reward him with a<br />

fulfilling life.<br />


To create a life for my son and myself where<br />

we can have a loving and structured home,<br />

be able to travel the world, learn something<br />

new each day, and give back to those in need.<br />


Keep moving forward.<br />

Lexi Williams<br />

Shingle Springs, Owner of Theory Dance<br />

A professional dancer with a colorful<br />

career, Lexi Williams has performed with<br />

David Garibaldi and Zendaya, and been<br />

featured at the Festival United in the Czech<br />

Republic and at NFL halftime shows. The<br />

bubbly dancer now owns Theory Dance<br />

(theorydance.org) in Folsom and teaches<br />

hip hop to kids, in the hope that they—<br />

especially young girls—will build their<br />

confidence while learning some moves.<br />

“I’m proud of following my dream and<br />

showing these kids that anything they set<br />

their mind to can become a reality with<br />

hard work and consistency. Taking that<br />

first step is key!” she says.<br />

Always in step with her goals, Williams<br />

found herself in a tough place when the<br />

pandemic hit. Amidst preparing to teach<br />

at Russell Ranch Elementary School and<br />

planning her dream wedding, life came to a<br />

screeching halt. “I had a choice: I could wait<br />

and see what the world would do, and be<br />

sad that all my hard work went in the trash,<br />

or I could adapt to the current state of the<br />

world,” she says, choosing the latter and<br />

moving her whole dance program online<br />

in just two days. “Trying to bring joy to<br />

these kids who had everything taken away<br />

from them was my motivation.”<br />

Williams has made great strides since<br />

opening her studio in 2018. Today, she<br />

teaches 70 kids locally and even more on<br />

TikTok (her “Laffy Taffy” dance went viral last<br />

summer). Now, she’s working toward a big<br />

Covid-friendly video production. “I figured it<br />

gives the kids something to work toward.”<br />

Q&A<br />


I love seeing the dancers accomplish their<br />

goals and getting over their fears. I want to<br />

create a safe environment for kids and teens<br />

[where they can] support each other when<br />

they don't believe in themselves.<br />


Just keep moving and stop stressing over the<br />

Kimberly Marie Morphis photo by Dante Fontana. Other photo courtesy of its respective company or organization.<br />

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Failing is part of the journey and making<br />

decisions is very difficult. But moving<br />

forward, regardless of the result, is always<br />

better than playing it safe. Also, having a<br />

supportive family is special.<br />

Cristina Mendonsa<br />

Folsom, Host of KFBK Morning News &<br />

Owner of Mendonsa Media<br />

Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awardwinning<br />

journalist and local celebrity,<br />

Cristina Mendonsa, has many feathers<br />

in her cap. Not only is she a veteran<br />

television and radio journalist, and<br />

host of KFBK Morning News (kfbk.<br />

iheart.com/featured/the-morning-news),<br />

but she’s also a female and minority<br />

business owner of Mendonsa Media<br />

(cristinamendonsa.com).<br />

The talented storyteller has contributed<br />

to the world of journalism for the past 25<br />

years and has garnered a reputation for<br />

being as direct as she is warm. Illustrious<br />

professional career aside, she’s also been<br />

an advocate for community initiatives<br />

on mental health, cancer research, and<br />

veteran services, thereby significantly<br />

impacting the community.<br />

Always the goal-getter, she’s ticked<br />

them all off one by one. “When I started<br />

my broadcast career, my goal was to be<br />

a top 20 market anchor and I’ve spent<br />

three decades doing that. My next goal<br />

was to finish my master’s degree and I did<br />

that,” she says nonchalantly. As effortless<br />

as she makes it sound, it wasn’t always<br />

smooth sailing. “It took me a long time<br />

to get through college because I was<br />

paying my own way, which also built my<br />

determination. I started a business in<br />

college to help pay tuition and learned<br />

a lot,” she shares, not discounting the<br />

support of family. “I had really good parents<br />

who encouraged me a lot. Not only did<br />

they celebrate my wins but they helped me<br />

understand my disappointments and put<br />

them into perspective.”<br />

Q&A<br />


I’ve always been a storyteller but<br />

more recently, I found what I really<br />

am is a connector. I get a charge out<br />

of connecting people to stories or<br />

customers to brands.<br />


The United States Marine Corps slogan:<br />

improvise, adapt, and overcome.<br />



The days are long, but the years are<br />

short; don’t dress rehearse tragedy; there<br />

is always time, energy, and space for a<br />

transformation; you’re not working for a<br />

boss but for an older version of yourself.<br />

Tara Taylor<br />

Roseville, Founder & Executive Director at<br />

Single Mom Strong<br />

Getting divorced at a young age lit a fire<br />

in Tara Taylor. “I vowed to ensure that my<br />

daughter had the same opportunities as a<br />

child from a two-parent home,” she says.<br />

Taylor started her first company at age 29<br />

to support her family and says, “while I<br />

was able to achieve professional success<br />

and raise a child who blossomed into<br />

a pretty incredible individual, it wasn't<br />

without its challenges, and I made note<br />

of those challenges along the way.”<br />

Enter Single Mom Strong<br />

(singlemomstrong.org), a nonprofit<br />

Taylor started after her daughter left for<br />

college with the mission to empower<br />

single mothers and their children<br />

through enrichment, encouragement,<br />

and educational programs. Taylor<br />

insists that this at-risk population needs<br />

more done for them. “Despite mothers’<br />

best efforts, statistics show that these<br />

children suffer in a variety of ways from<br />

educational deficiencies to having lower<br />

occupational status and income as<br />

adults. Single mothers are also plagued<br />

by feelings of guilt and inadequacy and<br />

are often living in poverty,” she says,<br />

stating that a single mother can be a<br />

professional success and a great parent,<br />

and not be limited by circumstances. To<br />

date, the organization has served over<br />

800 local single mothers and children,<br />

and Taylor’s been the recipient of many<br />

local awards and accolades, including<br />

special congressional recognition and<br />

community service awards.<br />

Now, she wants to duplicate her efforts<br />

in other cities. “Being a single parent is<br />

difficult and lonely but having others in<br />

similar situations to share concerns and<br />

celebrate wins with is powerful.”<br />

Q&A<br />


Each time I see a woman recognize her<br />

own strength or watch a child learn,<br />

grow, or feel part of a larger community,<br />

I’m inspired. Also, the opportunity to<br />

bring dignity and respect to our cause,<br />

and make my daughter proud, ensuring<br />

she sees our story being told in a way<br />

that benefits others.<br />


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Believe and achieve. We’re all capable of<br />

anything we put our minds to. Also, fear<br />

and worry give life to the outcome you<br />

don’t want.<br />



Risk is required. Always playing it safe<br />

allows no room for growth. [I’ve also<br />

learned to be] a notorious "asker!” The<br />

worst that can happen when you ask is a<br />

negative response but the best that can<br />

happen is limitless.<br />

Cristina Mendonsa photo by Shelly Lange Photography (1). Tara Taylor photo courtesy of Tara Taylor.<br />

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It’s not always rainbows and butterflies—unless it’s<br />

spring. Then it’s also sunshine, birds, and lots and<br />

lots of flowers. Slow down and savor the season at the<br />

places below.<br />

The California State Capitol World<br />

Peace Rose Garden in<br />

Sacramento was voted<br />

“7th Best Public Rose<br />

Garden in the USA” by<br />

the All-American Rose<br />

Selections—and for good<br />

reason. The Victoriandesigned<br />

garden features<br />

about 650 roses in over 140<br />

colors and fragrances. Enjoy<br />

the courtyard and fountain or catch<br />

glimpses of the Veterans Memorial Hall<br />

and the State Capitol. Additionally, 44<br />

Inspirational Messages of Peace have<br />

been engraved on plaques throughout<br />

the garden. Open daily from sunrise to<br />

sunset. worldpeacerosegardens.org<br />

The delightful<br />

flower, Sweet<br />

Dreams Coreopsis,<br />

was discovered at<br />

Flower Farm in<br />

Loomis. Peruse<br />

their nursery<br />

for unusual<br />

perennials and<br />

The Sherwood Demonstration<br />

Garden in Placerville is teeming<br />

with flowers and all kinds of foliage,<br />

and you can saunter through<br />

16 individual gardens for a truly<br />

unforgettable experience. From the<br />

Butterfly, Shade, and Cottage Gardens<br />

to the Mediterranean, Native, and<br />

Rose Gardens, there’s much to see<br />

and experience. mgeldorado.ucanr.edu/<br />

demonstration_garden<br />

UC Davis Arboretum’s Gateway<br />

Garden is full of vibrant poppies,<br />

gilia, goldfields, and yellow tarweeds come<br />

springtime. Near the teaching nursery is<br />

the Hummingbird Garden; Storer Garden<br />

has flowering shrubs, succulents, and<br />

roses; while the South African collection<br />

features unique and often strange<br />

flowers. arboretum.ucdavis.edu<br />

Amador Flower Farm in<br />

Plymouth boasts over 1,200<br />

daylily varieties—hardy,<br />

evergreen plants known for their<br />

attractive flowers that come in<br />

all shapes, colors, sizes, and bloom<br />

cycles. Open daily from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.<br />

amadorflowerfarm.com<br />

UC Davis California Poppy photo courtesy of Ryan Deering. World Peace Garden-peace plaza photo courtesy of TJ David. Amador Flower Farm photo by @sweetvirginia1209. Other photos courtesy of their<br />

respective companies or organizations.<br />

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Knowledge is Power.<br />

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With Daffodil Hill’s permanent closure,<br />

you might be wondering where to<br />

catch these beautiful blooms. Fear not—<br />

thousands of daffodils grace the hamlet<br />

of Sutter Creek in spring, and many<br />

thousands more will bloom throughout<br />

Amador County through mid-April. You<br />

can also catch a glimpse of them at<br />

Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys. While<br />

you’re there, savor some food and wine<br />

or enjoy a picnic on the lush grounds.<br />

ironstonevineyards.com<br />

High Sierra Iris & Wedding<br />

Gardens in Camino is a hillside of irises—<br />

also called the “Grand Ladies of the<br />

Garden.” There are over 2,000 varieties<br />

of colorful irises in the garden plus<br />

hundreds of daylilies, blooming shrubs,<br />

and trees. The gardens are free and open<br />

seven days a week (only in May) from 9:30<br />

a.m.-4:30 p.m. weddingsnflowers.com<br />

The Charles C. Jensen Botanical<br />

Gardens in Carmichael exhibit flora<br />

including camellias, dogwoods, azaleas,<br />

and rhododendrons. One of the jewels<br />

of Carmichael, they also have varieties<br />

of magnolias and dogwoods, Japanese<br />

maples, and thousands of tulips. The<br />

botanical garden has a Nature Path<br />

for the Blind where visually impaired<br />

and disabled visitors can feel different<br />

textures and experience unique<br />

fragrances of various plants. Open daily<br />

from sunrise to sunset. carmichaelpark.<br />

com/jensen-botanical-garden<br />

The Cosumnes River<br />

Preserve in Galt has<br />

magnificent vernal<br />

pools that exist<br />

only in California’s<br />

Mediterranean climate<br />

and support flora and<br />

fauna found nowhere<br />

else in the world. Walk through open<br />

grasslands where wildflowers carpet the<br />

landscapes and discover 230 varieties of<br />

plant species in the form of trees, shrubs,<br />

vines, perennials, annuals, and more.<br />

cosumnes.org<br />

Nearby Apple Hill is not only<br />

abundant in fall fruits but also<br />

fragrant flowers. 24Carrot Farm<br />

offers u-pick flower bouquets<br />

24Carrot Farms<br />

(think sunflower, zinnia, and marigold)<br />

during the early summer season.<br />

Bluestone Meadow hosts their Lavender<br />

Blue Festival in June (19-20 and 26-27)<br />

from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. where you’ll get<br />

to make your own lavender bouquet,<br />

wreath or wand; walk the lavender<br />

labyrinth; chat with the “Lavender<br />

Answer Guy”; and purchase lavender<br />

products. You can also visit with the<br />

alpacas and llamas! 24carrotfarms.com;<br />

bluestonemeadow.com<br />

Jensen Botanical Garden photo by Melanie Saechao, @mellies_capture. Cosumnes River Preserve photo by Tatyana Thompson @taty_thompson. 24Carrot Farm photo by Lisette Davis. Other photos courtesy<br />

or their respective companies or organizations.<br />

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4 Plein Air Painters<br />


Plein air painting encourages artists to step into nature and utilize the<br />

beauty they observe amongst the landscape’s ever-changing light.<br />

The technique has been around for centuries but was made famous by<br />

French impressionists and the invention of transportable paint tubes and<br />

box easels. Those innovations, along with the desire to paint changing light,<br />

allowed people to paint en plein air, the French expression for “in the open<br />

air.” Here, we introduce you to four of our region’s finest plein air painters.<br />

Victoria Brooks<br />

Loomis, vbrooks.com<br />

What attracts you to plein air<br />

painting? It’s a way to connect<br />

directly with nature. When<br />

I’m inspired to paint a scene,<br />

I try to capture the emotional<br />

aspects I’m feeling and share<br />

those with the viewer. The<br />

challenge of “chasing the light”<br />

is exhilarating; you usually<br />

only have about two hours<br />

before your light has changed.<br />

How did you develop your<br />

artistic skills? Growing up in Portland,<br />

Oregon, there were many rainy days. My<br />

parents bought art supplies to keep [my<br />

siblings and me] busy, and I always loved to<br />

draw and paint. I went to college in Portland,<br />

received my degree in graphic design,<br />

and then had a 14-year career as a graphic<br />

designer and art director in television.<br />

I went back to school at the California<br />

Art Institute in Los Angeles and studied<br />

painting for an additional four years and<br />

have been painting full-time ever since.<br />

What is your most notable achievement?<br />

In 2005, I won first place in a show called<br />

“Plein Air Painting in Sherwood Forest”<br />

in Chico. I’ve also achieved signature<br />

status in the American Impressionist<br />

Society (AIS) and the National Oil and<br />

Acrylic Painter of America (NOAPS).<br />

Mendocino Cove<br />

Faynette Island<br />

What advice<br />

do you have for<br />

someone just<br />

starting out? Draw and paint as much<br />

as possible and take workshops from<br />

artists you admire. I learned discipline<br />

as a graphic designer, which I apply now.<br />

I never ask myself if I’m “in the mood<br />

to paint”; it’s my job, so I just do it.<br />

Where is your favorite spot to paint?<br />

Auburn at the confluence, all of Gold<br />

Country, Lake Tahoe, Hope Valley, wine<br />

country, and the Monterey Peninsula.<br />

Where can your art be found? By<br />

appointment at my Loomis studio;<br />

the Patris Studio and Art Gallery in<br />

Sacramento; Fairweather House &<br />

Gallery in Seaside, Oregon; and Wild<br />

Moon Gallery in Tillamook, Oregon.<br />

Alpenglow<br />

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Noble<br />

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What attracts<br />

you to plein<br />

air painting? I was attracted to plein<br />

air painting while living in Irvine and<br />

taking a community college course<br />

with artist Jeff Horn. Also Drawing<br />

on the Right Side of the Brain had<br />

become my favorite book and I wanted<br />

to practice the medium as much as<br />

possible. I developed a sketchbook<br />

habit and then was introduced to<br />

Urban Sketchers. Plein air drawing<br />

and painting really clears and focuses<br />

your mind and makes you more<br />

sensitive to your surroundings.<br />

How did you develop your artistic<br />

skills? For many years I painted<br />

outdoors in oil, but the equipment<br />

became too heavy for me. Now I go out<br />

with a light sketchbook, micron pen,<br />

watercolor set, camera, and folding<br />

chair. I relax and enjoy the scene and<br />

complete oil paintings in my studio<br />

from my sketches and photos.<br />

What is your most notable<br />

achievement? Nine months of the<br />

year, I sketch once a month with the<br />

Yolo Art & Ag Project, which schedules<br />

artist visits at private ranches in Yolo<br />

County. At their annual Harvest Festival,<br />

I won the Farmers Pick Award as well<br />

as numerous top 10 recognitions.<br />

What advice do you have for someone<br />

just starting out? Develop a sketchbook<br />

habit and watch your skills grow!<br />

Where is your favorite spot to paint?<br />

I love to sketch the Napa Valley and<br />

while on European vacations.<br />

Where can your art be found?<br />

Online at dailypaintworks.com<br />

Barno<br />

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A Dreamy Afternoon<br />

Sedona Colors<br />

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What attracts you to<br />

plein air painting?<br />

My love of the great outdoors, specifically our<br />

fantastic National Parks and breathtaking Western<br />

landscape. I’ve always enjoyed travelling and<br />

hiking, and plein air painting gives me an outlet<br />

during my travels to record the beauty I’ve seen<br />

through my own eyes and painting ability.<br />

How did you develop your artistic skills? From<br />

a lot of hard work and perseverance, including<br />

practice and study with numerous master artists.<br />

What is your most notable achievement? Having<br />

an article written about my plein air paintings using<br />

a palette knife in Plein Air magazine in 2013 and<br />

being selected to show my plein air paintings in<br />

numerous prestigious galleries, art museums, and<br />

other special venues throughout the U.S., such as the<br />

Kolb Studio on the South rim of the Grand Canyon.<br />

What advice do you have for someone just starting<br />

out? Study, study, study and remember that artistic<br />

endeavors aren’t necessarily achieved by God-given<br />

talent but by hard work, perseverance, and your<br />

own desire to record a tiny bit of human history!<br />

Where is your favorite spot to paint? The<br />

Sierra Nevada Mountains south of Lake Tahoe<br />

and the California coast above Big Sur.<br />

Where can your art be found? My art<br />

is currently being shown exclusively at<br />

the New Masters Gallery in Carmel.<br />

Tung Barn<br />

Morning After First Snow<br />

Mike Bagdonas<br />

El Dorado Hills,<br />

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Dahlia Garden<br />

What attracts you to plein<br />

air painting? Painting<br />

outside helps train my eyes<br />

to observe the effect of<br />

sunlight on a landscape. As I<br />

Barbie Smith<br />

Orangevale,<br />

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observe the scene and quickly work to mix the colors as they<br />

appear, the result is a harmonious painting. Because the light<br />

changes quickly, I’m forced to stay focused, work quickly, and<br />

trust my instincts. Being surrounded by nature also allows me<br />

to experience a scene with all my senses. I especially enjoy<br />

locations that are quiet and peaceful—except for the sound<br />

of birds singing or leaves rustling. Mornings are my favorite<br />

time because the day is fresh and new; evenings are also<br />

nice because the sun casts a beautiful warm glow over the<br />

landscape; even gray days can produce a beautiful scene where<br />

colors appear more saturated in the [dreary] atmosphere.<br />

How did you develop your artistic skills? Through instruction,<br />

consistent practice, and a desire to grow as an artist. I’ve studied<br />

under a number of professional artists, taken advantage<br />

of many videos and blogs available, and have a growing<br />

collection of books that teach and inspire. These resources—<br />

along with the practice of daily<br />

painting—have helped me to<br />

increase my abilities as an artist.<br />

What is your most notable<br />

achievement? Several years<br />

ago, I applied to participate in a<br />

[prestigious] Los Gatos plein air<br />

event and was honored to be<br />

included alongside nationally<br />

known artists from all over the<br />

U.S. It was both challenging and<br />

rewarding, but I’m glad that I<br />

didn’t let fear hold me back.<br />

What advice do you have for<br />

someone just starting out? Find<br />

a group of painters who organize<br />

regular paint outs in your area.<br />

Beyond the Rocks<br />

Plan ahead and have your gear<br />

loaded the night before so you’re<br />

not scrambling for materials at the last<br />

minute and wasting precious morning<br />

light. Don’t pressure yourself to produce<br />

a finished work of art; you can use your<br />

study back in the studio to develop another<br />

painting at a later time. Also, the glaring light makes<br />

it difficult to judge color correctly, so I find it helpful<br />

to use an umbrella or stand in a shaded area.<br />

Rainbow Bridge Reflections<br />

Rock Formations Lake Natoma<br />

Where is your favorite spot to paint?<br />

Some of my favorite local areas to<br />

paint are the rocks underneath the<br />

Rainbow Bridge, along the American<br />

River, or even my own backyard!<br />

Where can your art be found?<br />

My work is shown locally at the<br />

Gold Country Artists Gallery and<br />

Auburn Old Town Gallery.<br />

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Though we often keep tabs on our physical wellbeing,<br />

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is one of the greatest gifts you can give<br />

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What self-care activity will I<br />

schedule in my day today?<br />

We often start our day jumping out of<br />

bed to the alarm, grabbing coffee, and<br />

checking emails. We forget to center<br />

ourselves and become mindful of<br />

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us. Try to start with just a few minutes<br />

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in your day you can fit in a 10-minute<br />

meditation, a walk outside, a phone<br />

call to a friend, or planning something<br />

to look forward to over the weekend.<br />

If you're spiritual, start the morning<br />

with a centering prayer. Watch your<br />

mood lift.— Nancy Ryan, MA, LMFT,<br />

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news: Your child is failing a class; the<br />

car repair is twice as much as expected.<br />

Rather than ending your day with "all<br />

that's wrong," make it a habit to focus<br />

on what went right. If you can list three<br />

things, your mood will shift to be more<br />

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What impact does social media<br />

have on my life?<br />

As more people watch The Social<br />

Dilemma it becomes apparent how<br />

social media controls our thoughts<br />

and sucks up time that could be better<br />

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and strengthening relationships. Do the<br />

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technology. Now, imagine replacing that<br />

time with a hobby you’re passionate about<br />

and think how much you’d improve at<br />

it by the year’s end.—Christopher Taylor,<br />

MFT, christaylormft.com<br />

How am I taking care of my mind?<br />

Check in on the "landscape upstairs."<br />

Are you tuning out? Overly glued to the<br />

news, social media, or something else?<br />

Regular investment in mindful practices<br />

like meditation can help keep an eye on<br />

mental burnout and distraction. Taking<br />

up some "growth" practices—reading<br />

about new things, enrolling in an online<br />

class, or learning a language, art form, or<br />

musical instrument—can make fruitful<br />

use of tough times.—Greg Sazima, MD,<br />

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Do I really need to say "yes"<br />

to this?<br />

We often have many things in our lives<br />

that we have to do, and because of this we<br />

often lump everything into the "necessary"<br />

pile without assessing it first. Before you<br />

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or action, check in with yourself and<br />

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yourself: “Do I want to say yes?” Learning<br />

to protect your time and boundaries<br />

Am I actively engaging<br />

negative thoughts and what<br />

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Cognitive behavioral therapy is the<br />

gold standard in treating almost every<br />

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how they feed negative emotions. Once<br />

awareness is gained then you can create<br />

replacement thoughts, which, over time,<br />

will create more automatic positive<br />

thought patterns.— Christopher Taylor,<br />

MFT, christaylormft.com<br />

How am I taking care of my<br />

connections to the world?<br />

We often overlook—especially in times<br />

like a pandemic—the care and feeding<br />

of our connections to the world and<br />

relationships outside of us: family,<br />

friends, community, and beyond. Tuning<br />

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you overcome loneliness, isolation, and<br />

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some ways to be of compassionate help:<br />

make phone calls to those in need,<br />

send letters to relatives, and Zoom into<br />

volunteer groups and meetings.—Greg<br />

Sazima, MD, gregsazimamd.com<br />

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4901 Golden Foothill Pkwy. // El Dorado Hills // 916-941-9860<br />

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1240 High St., Ste. 105 // Auburn // 530-988-5878<br />

www.goldenfoothillsoralsurgery.com<br />

Golden Foothills Oral & Facial Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art facility<br />

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and completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Indiana University<br />

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Reserve, and has participated in free clinics through the state and international<br />

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Dr. Song received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania and<br />

completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical<br />

Center. Dr. Song is fluent in Korean and Spanish and has participated in medical<br />

missions throughout South America.<br />

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1263 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Ste. 150 // Roseville<br />

916-784-2002 // www.dental-designs.com<br />

Dr. Nassif, along with his team at Dental Designs of<br />

Roseville, would like to take this opportunity to personally<br />

express our sincere gratitude for the trust you have placed<br />

in us when it comes to your dental care. The loyalty and<br />

support of our patients who have been with us for decades means so<br />

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Dr. Nassif brings extensive experience to advanced restorative and<br />

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and knowledge to assure that our patients receive the best and most<br />

Dental Designs<br />

Of Roseville<br />

current and compassionate care possible.<br />

We are proud to say that our team is made up of some of the most<br />

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of people who commit to not only the patients but the practice, having<br />

been working with Dr. Nassif between 5-23 years which provides our<br />

patients with the consistency and comfort of knowing what to expect<br />

every time they walk through the door. The Dental Design team is<br />

blessed to have the trust and the confidence you put in us to refer your<br />

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That same philosophy of care applies to giving back to the community,<br />

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In 2019, Dr Nassif was awarded “Man of the Year” for The Leukemia<br />

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AMAR PAWAR, D.D.S.<br />

1568 Creekside Dr., Ste. 202 // Folsom<br />

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3168 Turner St., Ste. 300 // Placerville<br />

530-622-5640 // www.goldengrovedental.com<br />


This past year has been tough for a lot of us—the<br />

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overwhelming at times. It hasn't been much different for Dr.<br />

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for cleaning and sterilizing all patient contact areas and equipment;<br />

post COVID-19, they have reaffirmed their commitment and are<br />

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have both received their vaccinations and are ready to take care of<br />

their community's dental needs right away.<br />

Dr. Mathew Delgadillo and Dr. Alice Chun, a<br />

husband-and-wife team practicing in the community<br />

of Placerville. They recently took over the offices of<br />

Dr. Stadler and Dr. Sohi. At Golden Grove Dental,<br />

you can expect the highest level of care with modern dental<br />

technology. They are a family practice open to adults and<br />

children with services offered that include cleanings, fillings,<br />

crowns, implants, dentures, whitening, and Invisilign. The office<br />

is located in Placerville, near Marshall Hospital, and is open<br />

Monday through Friday. Dr. Mat and Dr. Alice invite you to<br />

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1421 Secret Ravine Pkwy. #121 // Roseville // 916-786-9282<br />

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have over 60 years of orthodontic experience<br />

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smiles and transformations every day! Some of the<br />

smile care we offer includes braces and Invisalign® for<br />

anyone ages 7 and up. Holt Orthodontics has earned<br />

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shorter treatment times at Holt Orthodontics.<br />

Not only are we celebrating 30 years in practice in<br />

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we have opened a new office in Rocklin to better serve<br />

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While we ensure treatment is started at the right<br />

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2371 Iron Point Road, Suite 140 // Folsom<br />

916-461-5465 // DrLucasOrthodontics.com<br />

Doctor Lucas is a board-certified orthodontist<br />

who takes pride in his work and loves what he<br />

does…making people smile. He was born and<br />

raised in Northern California and is happy to<br />

still call it his home. Doctor Lucas attended the distinguished<br />

University of California San Francisco, where he earned his<br />

Doctorate of Dental Surgery and also completed his specialty<br />

training in orthodontics. Treating some of the most complex<br />

orthodontic cases in the Bay Area, he was motivated by<br />

the way orthodontics could truly transform a person’s selfconfidence.<br />

Doctor Lucas is experienced in treating a wide variety of<br />

orthodontic conditions in both children and adults and uses<br />

the most current methods of treatment. He is committed to<br />

offering genuine, conservative and affordable orthodontic<br />

treatment for his patients in the community. Our office is a<br />

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every visit and get the attention, care and results you deserve.<br />

Our office is conveniently located in Folsom right off<br />

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2180 E. Bidwell St., Ste. 150 // Folsom<br />

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At Ryan Higgins, DDS, we strive to<br />

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We have the latest equipment, utilize cutting edge<br />

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we provide comprehensive treatment planning and<br />

use preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry<br />

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Our team takes great pride in our work and<br />

we stay current on the latest advancements in<br />

dentistry with constant continuing education<br />

courses in all facets of dentistry. Your health is of<br />

utmost importance to us, so we meticulously follow<br />

all recommended and required infection control<br />

procedures necessary to keep you safe during this<br />

ever-changing pandemic.<br />

Thank you for your support over the years.<br />

It is a pleasure to treat and serve a community in<br />

which we love.<br />

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gut is often referred to as “the second<br />

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of neurotransmitters, like serotonin—<br />

chemicals responsible for regulating sleep,<br />

appetite, and mood—are located. There’s<br />

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your gut bacteria actually influences food<br />

cravings, metabolism, and how many<br />

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| home & garden |<br />

The New Norm<br />

8 Hot Home Trends<br />


We’ve all been there—interrupted Zoom meetings,<br />

daydreaming of our next home renovation, and<br />

shamelessly posting our latest culinary creation. Last<br />

year changed the way we live in and outside our homes.<br />

As we rethink our home's functionality, features we<br />

never knew we needed—such as a home gym or notouch<br />

appliances—are becoming more important than<br />

ever. The trends that follow won’t only add comfort but<br />

extra value to your home, too.<br />

1<br />


As people continue to receive<br />

more clarity from their employers<br />

about the ability to telecommute<br />

long-term, it’s triggering a move to<br />

homes with more space. And, as<br />

people tire of working from a kitchen<br />

table, they want a more permanent—<br />

and quiet—solution for their at-home<br />

office.<br />

2<br />


With lots of time and nowhere<br />

to go, homeowners are coming up<br />

with creative solutions to create<br />

vacation vibes at home. While pools<br />

are top of discussion, homeowners<br />

are also seeking big and small ways<br />

to create a luxury experience from<br />

the comfort of their crib, including<br />

upgrading bathroom furnishings<br />

to include spa-like soaking tubs or<br />

relaxing rain showers.<br />

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5<br />


It’s more vital than ever that our homes<br />

stay as germ-free as possible, and smart-home<br />

technology has come to save the day, with<br />

products like touchless appliances, selfcleaning<br />

toilets, and bidets. And while a lot<br />

of these products are niche right now, they<br />

will evolve to become the standard in home<br />

design. As homeowners can start welcoming<br />

guests back inside, they’ll increasingly<br />

seek out creative solutions to keep their<br />

spaces as sanitary as possible by including<br />

voice-activated faucets, robotic vacuums,<br />

and electronic-assistant controlled lights.<br />

These features update the traditional tasks<br />

of cooking and cleaning by incorporating<br />

thoughtful innovation into home products.<br />

6<br />


People across the country quickly<br />

adapted to rapidly changing restrictions,<br />

creating fitness clubs and even massage<br />

rooms in their homes. But it’s not just<br />

physical health homeowners are prioritizing.<br />

The isolation from social activities and loved<br />

ones has increased the need for more—<br />

think “feng shui” areas—private spaces for<br />

reflection and meditation to stay mentally<br />

fit, as well.<br />

Gourmet Kitchens and Health & Wellness photos by Lindsey King Photography.<br />

3<br />


The pandemic inspired people to break out of their old<br />

baking habits and start new hobbies in the kitchen, and in <strong>2021</strong>,<br />

homeowners want to level-up from their sourdough obsession to<br />

create other mouthwatering masterpieces. Requests for gourmet<br />

kitchens with bigger cabinets, island additions, and "dirty"<br />

pantries that house functional items all offer the space needed to<br />

cook gourmet meals.<br />

4<br />

Gourmet Kitchens<br />


Safe and functional yards have taken on renewed importance,<br />

especially with social distancing recommendations. Fire pits,<br />

outdoor kitchens, and alfresco lighting are all easy upgrades that<br />

make backyards a relaxing oasis the whole family can enjoy.<br />

7<br />


The flexibility of remote work has given<br />

many people the opportunity to be home<br />

all day, and in turn, made it easier to add a<br />

new best friend to their family. As people<br />

welcome more furry family members,<br />

there will be a continued demand for<br />

performance fabrics, indoor-outdoor rugs,<br />

and alfresco lounge areas.<br />

8<br />


Traffic for new construction homes has<br />

increased significantly, signaling an uptick<br />

of shoppers interested in personalizing<br />

their home’s features and living in a<br />

new, clean space. Buyers considering a<br />

newly constructed home are doing so<br />

to customize features, while others are<br />

choosing to do so to ensure everything in<br />

the home is brand new.<br />

Kerrie L. Kelly, FASID, NKBA, CAPS, is an award-winning interior designer, creative director, author,<br />

product developer, and multimedia consultant helping brands reach the interior design community. She’s<br />

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Design National Spokesperson, and National Board Chair for the American Society of Interior Designers<br />

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Pancakes at Mexquite<br />

Mexquite offers both American and<br />

south-of-the-border creations,<br />

and their version of eggs<br />

benedict, Molletes, is<br />

a satisfying option<br />

for those who can’t<br />

choose. Sourdough<br />

toast is topped with<br />

refried beans, cheese,<br />

over-medium eggs,<br />

pico de gallo, green<br />

onions, queso fresco, and<br />

Molletes<br />

sour cream. But if you’re in<br />

need of something simple, nothing<br />

screams breakfast like Pancakes. Go full stack<br />

with three (or short with two); whichever you<br />

choose, they’re served with fruit and sweet<br />

maple syrup. Accompany your meal with a<br />

Mimosa and you’ll be satisfied till supper.<br />

25095 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom, 916-984-<br />

8607, mexquite.com<br />

Mexquite photos by Ray Burgess. Milestone photos courtesy of Milestone.<br />

Rise & Dine<br />

3 0+ Best Breakfasts<br />


Breakfast may be the most important—and<br />

dare we say delicious—meal of the day. But<br />

it’s also one of the most social. Something<br />

about sitting around a table savoring fluffy<br />

flapjacks smothered in syrup with your<br />

nearest and dearest makes for a memorable<br />

morning. Next time you find yourself awake<br />

and hungry for something off the beaten<br />

breakfast path, turn to this list for our top<br />

picks of where to go and what to order.<br />

Milestone in El<br />

Dorado Hills knows<br />

their stuff. They deliver<br />

creative offerings and<br />

exceptional quality.<br />

Everything is made inhouse,<br />

too, particularly<br />

their silky, delicate<br />

lemon hollandaise<br />

that brightens up their<br />

Classic Benedict. If you’re<br />

looking for something<br />

less traditional, we<br />

suggest exploring the<br />

Chorizo Rice (spicy<br />

chorizo, Spanish rice,<br />

scrambled eggs, Cubano<br />

sauce, and pico de gallo)<br />

and seasonal Pozole<br />

(spiced pork broth,<br />

braised pork shoulder,<br />

hominy, and fixings).<br />

Whatever you do, don’t<br />

skip their over-the-top<br />

Grilled Prawn Bloody<br />

Mary that’s as good as<br />

an entire meal! 4359<br />

Town Center Boulevard,<br />

Suite 116, El Dorado<br />

Hills, 916-934-0790,<br />

milestoneedh.com<br />

Classic<br />

Benedict<br />

Chorizo<br />

Rice<br />

Grilled<br />

Prawn<br />

Bloody<br />

Mary<br />

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Eggs Benedict<br />

Flower Farm Café<br />

in Loomis is home to six<br />

acres of mandarins, a halfacre<br />

of Malbec grapes, a<br />

variety of fruit trees, large<br />

vegetable gardens, and a<br />

cutting flower bed. Add Breakfast Burrito<br />

to it a café full of delicacies<br />

Avocado Toast<br />

and you’ve got the perfect<br />

hangout in springtime.<br />

Dig into their Breakfast<br />

Burrito (spinach tortilla<br />

stuffed with country-style<br />

potatoes, scrambled<br />

eggs, chicken apple sausage, pico de gallo, avocado,<br />

and cheese), Flower Farm French Toast (Cinnamon<br />

Frosted Flakes-encrusted Texas toast with whipped<br />

cream and powdered sugar, with a side of fresh fruit or<br />

country-style potatoes), or Avocado Toast (gluten-free<br />

option available) while enjoying the soothing environs.<br />

4150 Auburn-Folsom Road, Loomis, 916-652-5661,<br />

flowerfarminn.com<br />

Sienna has always had creative<br />

offerings for their weekend brunch<br />

menu. Elegant flavor combos, tasteful<br />

décor, and gracious servers make<br />

for a fine dining experience at this El<br />

Dorado Hills and Roseville favorite.<br />

From Prime Rib Benedict (shaved<br />

prime rib, cremini mushrooms,<br />

poached egg, and cracked pepper<br />

hollandaise with breakfast potatoes)<br />

to Very Berry French Toast (cinnamon<br />

bread, brown sugar and butter<br />

sautéed berries, whipped cream,<br />

and your choice of bacon or sausage),<br />

you’ll be treated to an endless array<br />

of fresh and well-treated food. Sip<br />

on Bottomless Mimosas and dig into<br />

deliciousness, all while seated on the<br />

picturesque patio. 3909 Park Drive,<br />

El Dorado Hills, 916-941-9694; 1480<br />

Eureka Road, Roseville, 916-771-4700,<br />

siennarestaurants.com<br />

Looking to spruce up your home and<br />

simultaneously grab a bite to eat?<br />

Pottery World Café in Rocklin has you<br />

covered. Once you’re done ogling at their<br />

decadent décor, feast on the Asparagus<br />

Frittata, Brioche French Toast, or Sweet<br />

Cream Pancakes. Their comforting Eggs<br />

Benedict comes atop smoked ham and<br />

a toasted English muffin smothered in<br />

creamy hollandaise, served alongside crispy<br />

grilled potatoes. Equally indulgent is their<br />

Latte, Mocha, and Hot Chocolate. Dine<br />

on their elegant patio complete with lush<br />

greenery to round out a relaxing weekend.<br />

4419 Granite Drive, Rocklin, 916-624-8080,<br />

potteryworld.com<br />

Where do we start with Placerville breakfast<br />

staple, Sweetie Pie’s? They’ve got every<br />

option you can think of and then some. From<br />

a traditional four-egg Omelet (choose from<br />

smoked turkey and asparagus, green chile,<br />

or bacon and spinach) to the not-so-common<br />

Tofu Scramble and Chile Relleno Casserole<br />

(an egg soufflé with cheese, green chiles, and<br />

mild salsa), the options are endless. If you’re all<br />

egged out, try their Cheese Blintz (crêpes filled<br />

with cottage and ricotta cheese, served with<br />

sour cream, blueberries, and olallieberries)<br />

or Health Nut Pancakes (buttermilk batter<br />

studded with oats, walnuts, and cinnamon). And<br />

after you’ve decided which delicacy to devour,<br />

make sure to grab one of their umpteen baked<br />

goods for the road. 577 Main Street, Placerville,<br />

530-642-0128, sweetiepiesrestaurant.com<br />

Very Berry French Toast<br />

Pottery World Café photo by Dante Fontana. Sienna photo by Ray Burgess. Flower Farm Café photos courtesy of Flower Farm Café.<br />

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Annie's Mimosas photos by Ray Burgess. Other<br />

photos courtesy of their respective companies<br />

or organizations.<br />

Fast for an entire day before visiting Venita<br />

Rhea’s in Rocklin because you’ll need your<br />

appetite! And when you visit, make a beeline<br />

for the Chicken Fried Steak. It comes with<br />

three eggs, hash browns, and toast, as well<br />

as a hearty steak and yummy gravy. If you<br />

enjoy some good country home cooking, this<br />

is the place for you. Extra-large portions,<br />

made-from-scratch recipes, and friendly<br />

service make for a satisfying experience.<br />

Doesn’t hurt that they offer unlimited<br />

Mimosas, too. Try their bevy of benedicts<br />

or griddle goodies (giant Gluten-Free<br />

Pancakes, anyone?), all within a quaint, cozy<br />

atmosphere. 4415 Granite Drive, Suite 1500,<br />

Rocklin, 916-624-2697<br />

Visit Annie’s<br />

Mimosas in<br />

Placerville for the<br />

mimosas and stay<br />

for the Mexicaninspired<br />

breakfast<br />

menu—or the other<br />

way around. Either<br />

way, just visit.<br />

You’ll be treated to<br />

creative sips, like<br />

a Sunset Mimosa<br />

with fresh OJ and<br />

grenadine, and<br />

mouthwatering<br />

plates of Breakfast<br />

Fajitas (flat-iron<br />

steak, peppers,<br />

onions, eggs,<br />

Breakfast Fajitas avocado, cheese,<br />

salsa, and<br />

potatoes), Steak<br />

Ranchero Omelet<br />

(steak, onions,<br />

tomatoes,<br />

jalapeños, salsa<br />

ranchero sauce,<br />

avocado, and sour<br />

cream), Chilaquiles<br />

(crispy corn<br />

tortillas, green<br />

salsa, eggs, queso fresco, onions, sour<br />

cream, avocado, and beans), and so much<br />

more. As if that wasn’t enough, they also<br />

have regular breakfast staples as well as<br />

spins on favorites, like Hawaiian French<br />

Toast (topped with pineapple, bananas,<br />

coconut, and whipped cream). 384<br />

Placerville Drive, Suite A, Placerville, 530-<br />

344-7402, facebook.com/anniesmimosas<br />

Sunset Mimosa<br />

Steak Ranchero Omelet<br />

Avocado Toast<br />

Under normal circumstances, Reset:<br />

Café by Day in Folsom feels like a<br />

Victorian coffeehouse by day and a stylish<br />

bar at night. However, with the pandemic,<br />

they’re currently operating as a coffeehouse<br />

and bakery with hopes of reopening soon.<br />

Their current offerings include freshbaked<br />

seasonal Scones, Coffee Cake (on<br />

Saturdays), and a signature Morning Cookie<br />

(sun-dried apricots with warm spices,<br />

finished with white chocolate drizzle and<br />

pistachios). And once things resume, you<br />

can (eagerly) look forward to heartier,<br />

savory bites like Avocado Toast (mashed<br />

avocado, olive tapenade, red pepper,<br />

pickled onions, goat cheese, microgreens,<br />

and tuxedo sesame seeds) or B’s Knee’s<br />

Toast (almond butter, banana, wild honey,<br />

bacon crumbles, finished with a cinnamonsugar<br />

brûlée), along with Murphy’s Irish<br />

Coffee and Beermosas. 727b Sutter Street,<br />

Folsom, 916-358-9162, resetfolsom.com<br />

You can almost<br />

smell the freshbaked<br />

goodness<br />

as you approach<br />

Apple Bistro<br />

in Placerville.<br />

This glutenlover’s<br />

paradise<br />

Apple Strudel<br />

hooks you with<br />

Build-Your-Own<br />

Cinnamon Rolls, Omelet<br />

Marionberry<br />

Turnovers,<br />

steaming<br />

Hoagie Rolls,<br />

and best of all,<br />

melt-in-your-mouth Apple Strudel. Break<br />

your overnight fast with their Country<br />

Benedict (poached eggs and patty sausage<br />

on a buttermilk biscuit with country gravy),<br />

Garden Skillet (spinach, mushrooms,<br />

tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and cheese<br />

with scrambled eggs and grilled potatoes),<br />

or the Build-Your-Own Omelet. With glutenfree,<br />

vegetarian, and some vegan options,<br />

this place dishes out the good stuff and<br />

has a great view of the mountains to boot.<br />

2740 Hwy 50, Placerville, 530-363-6670,<br />

applebistro.com<br />

Breakfast in Bed:<br />

7 Must-Haves<br />

Breakfast: The Cookbook by Emily<br />

Elyse Miller, $49.95 at Face in a Book,<br />

4359 Town Center Boulevard, Suite<br />

113, El Dorado Hills, 916-941-9401,<br />

getyourfaceinabook.com<br />

Stray away from cereal for the umpteenth<br />

time with this collection of hundreds of<br />

home-cooking recipes from across the<br />

globe. Accessible and straightforward, each recipe comes<br />

with notes offering cultural context and culinary insight.<br />

Runamok Cinnamon + Vanilla Infused<br />

Maple Syrup, $19.99 at Newcastle Produce,<br />

9230 Cypress Street, Newcastle, 916-663-<br />

2016, newcastleproduce.com<br />

Swirl this crowd-pleasing syrup—infused with<br />

warm, spicy cinnamon and fragrant vanilla—on<br />

top of pancakes, waffles, or even into a glass of<br />

milk for a morning meal worth waking up for.<br />

Bacon Cooker Set, $39.99 at<br />

Not Too Shabby, 729 Sutter<br />

Street, Folsom, 916-985-8979,<br />

nottooshabbyshop.com<br />

Microwave your bacon in this<br />

ceramic cooker that features debossed<br />

sentiments and a joined saucer for<br />

grease collection. It’s a less messy and more whimsical<br />

way to enjoy everyone’s favorite a.m. protein!<br />

Tarantas Sparkling Rosé, $10.99 at<br />

Placerville Food Co-op, 535 Placerville<br />

Drive, Placerville, 530-621-3663,<br />

placervillefood.coop<br />

What’s breakfast without bubbles? Made with<br />

organically grown grapes, this bottle boasts a<br />

bright ruby hue with aromas of berry and cherry,<br />

bubblegum, pressed linen, and lemon zest.<br />

North Fork Chai Granola, $12.50 at<br />

Terra Cottage, 722 Sutter Street,<br />

Folsom, 916-294-7923; 426 Vernon<br />

Street, Roseville, 916-899-6721,<br />

terracottageshop.com<br />

A delicious small-batch granola (made<br />

locally in Newcastle) flavored like your<br />

favorite spicy and sweet craft chai; enjoy it plain or mixed<br />

into a bowl with berries and yogurt.<br />

Cuisinart Breakfast Central, $99.99<br />

at Placerville Hardware, 441 Main<br />

Street, Placerville, 530-622-1151,<br />

placervillehardwareinc.com<br />

Pancakes or waffles? With this<br />

gadget, you don’t have to decide. It<br />

includes a set of four-slice Belgian waffle plates and a<br />

four-slot pancake plate that also doubles as a sausage,<br />

egg, or Canadian bacon cooker.<br />

Pamela’s Baking & Pancake Mix, $7.99<br />

at Nugget Markets, 4500 Post Street, El<br />

Dorado Hills, 916-933-1433; 771 Pleasant<br />

Grove Boulevard, Roseville, 916-746-7799;<br />

*1509 Blue Oaks Boulevard, Roseville,<br />

916-918-1900, nuggetmarket.com<br />

(*Opening <strong>March</strong> 4)<br />

Gluten-free and whole-grain, this mix makes perfect<br />

pancakes (or waffles!) every time—and only<br />

requires water, oil, and an egg.<br />

Martinelli’s Sparkling Blush, $3.49 at<br />

Raley’s, locations vary, raleys.com<br />

Kiddos—and adults, too!—will go crazy for<br />

this refreshing, sophisticated sip that’s made<br />

of fresh apples and a hint of raspberry juice.<br />

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Tater-Tada and<br />

Golden Pineapple Kombucha Mimosa<br />

If you've put BarnBurner on the backburner,<br />

now's the time to bring it to the<br />

front. They've got a menu full of delicious<br />

eats like the Tater-Tada, which features<br />

a tater tot and egg tortilla layered with<br />

cilantro lime-spiked black bean spread,<br />

salsa verde, pico de gallo, guac, lettuce,<br />

jalapeños, and sour cream. And if you<br />

thought French toast couldn't get any<br />

more creative, you have to try the Angel<br />

Food French Toast featuring the lowishcalorie,<br />

light-as-a-cloud cake dipped in<br />

vanilla custard, then grilled and topped<br />

with fresh strawberries, blueberries, and<br />

whipped cream; truly a heavenly treat.<br />

Before you chow down, sip on a Golden<br />

Pineapple Kombucha Mimosa to ready<br />

your gut for a filling breakfast. 4800<br />

Granite Drive, Suite 1B, Rocklin, 916-259-1751,<br />

barnburnercafe.com<br />

Savor European classics at CT European<br />

Cafe & Grill in Shingle Springs, including<br />

the Beef Burgundy Crêpe: braised beef<br />

with mushrooms, veggies, and spices. Or<br />

go sweet with the Lemon Delight Crêpe,<br />

which features sweet ricotta cheese, lemon<br />

sauce, whipping cream, and a dusting of<br />

powdered sugar. If you're looking for a more<br />

American-esque plate, you have to try the<br />

Nutella Bacon French Toast. With Bellini in<br />

hand, you'll have satisfied your European<br />

wanderlust. 4064 Mother Lode Drive, Shingle<br />

Springs, 530-677-5993, crepetowncafe.com<br />

At Granite Rock Grill, they're "a little<br />

bit country and a little bit Rocklin roll" so we<br />

recommend perusing the “Rocklin's Favorites”<br />

section of their menu where you'll find Country<br />

Fried Steak with gravy and two eggs. On the<br />

flip side, Rosa's Stuffed French Toast is sure to<br />

satisfy your sweet tooth, as it's stuffed with<br />

cream cheese and your choice of blueberries or<br />

marmalade (don't forget to ask for a dollop of<br />

whipped cream, too). Speaking of, go ahead and<br />

order a Hot Chocolate—it’s piled high with the<br />

sweet stuff. 5140 Pacific Street, Rocklin, 916-625-<br />

9252, graniterockgrill.net<br />

Quaint and cozy Greenhouse Café is the<br />

perfect spot for a quality and no-fuss breakfast.<br />

Try their original recipe French Toast or Biscuits<br />

and Gravy; both speak for themselves and<br />

are made with fresh ingredients and, most<br />

importantly, lots of love. Pair either with a<br />

refreshing glass of homemade Iced Tea and<br />

prepare to be pleased. 2864 Ray Lawyer Drive,<br />

Suite 106, Placerville, 530-626-4081, facebook.<br />

com/greenhousecafeplacerville<br />

Swedish Crêpes<br />

Window Box Café serves classic<br />

American breakfasts but steps outside the<br />

(window) box with the Big Mess: home<br />

fries topped with scrambled eggs, ham,<br />

bacon, Polish sausage, country sausage,<br />

onions, bell peppers, and cheddar and<br />

jack cheeses…yeah, you’ll need a napkin or<br />

two. Or try their Swedish Crêpes topped<br />

with lingonberry sauce, fresh blueberries,<br />

and a dusting of powdered sugar. Just<br />

don't forget your Mimosa! Try mango,<br />

passionfruit or even pomegranate. 6835<br />

Five Star Boulevard, Rocklin, 916-259-2114,<br />

windowboxcafe.com<br />

Nutritious and<br />

delicious is the<br />

name of the game at<br />

Nèkter Juice Bar.<br />

Whether you wake<br />

up with the aptly<br />

named Immunity Bowl<br />

Immunity Bowl<br />

(dragon fruit, acerola<br />

cherry, strawberries,<br />

bananas, agave,<br />

house-made cashew<br />

milk, vanilla chia, and<br />

hempseed granola)<br />

or the peanut buttery<br />

Protein Power Bowl<br />

Protein Power Bowl,<br />

you’ll be ready to<br />

dive into the day. For<br />

some liquid fuel, the<br />

electric-hued Pink<br />

Flamingo—a smoothie<br />

blended with pitaya,<br />

strawberries,<br />

Pink Flamingo<br />

pineapple, agave<br />

nectar, and coconut water—is a primo, and<br />

pretty, pick. 1410 East Roseville Parkway,<br />

Suite 110, Roseville, 916-771-0428; 900 East<br />

Bidwell Street,Suite A400, Folsom, 916-790-<br />

8420; 5442 Hazel Avenue, Suite 502, Fair<br />

Oaks, 916-903-7038, nekterjuicebar.com<br />

Remember the days when we travelled abroad<br />

and marveled at how beautiful breakfasts<br />

around the world were? Us too. Thankfully, at<br />

Pho Mimi, you can get a taste of Vietnam<br />

close to home. From Mimi’s Signature Breakfast<br />

(beef, eggs, sausages, meatballs, pâté, and<br />

cilantro) to a bowl of steaming Pho (the<br />

Southeast Asian nation's preferred breakfast),<br />

there’s something for all adventurous eaters—<br />

just don’t forget to order the sweet and super<br />

strong Vietnamese Ice Condensed Milk Coffee.<br />

25004 Blue Ravine Road, Suite 121, Folsom, 916-<br />

542-7913, phomimi.com<br />

Diners, such as Train Station Coffee<br />

Shop, are perfect when you’re hungry for<br />

nostalgia with a side of warm, welcoming<br />

service. This Cameron Park mainstay is<br />

known for many things, but sweet cravings<br />

are certain to be satisfied after indulging<br />

in the Blueberry Cream Cheese French<br />

Toast. For something on the savory side, try<br />

the Southern Scramble (two biscuits, two<br />

sausage patties, and scrambled eggs with<br />

gravy—all served up in a skillet). Wear your<br />

stretchiest pants and start your day on the<br />

right track! 4274 Mother Lode Drive, Shingle<br />

Springs, 530-677-6287, train-shop.edan.io<br />

BarnBurner and Window Box Café photos by Dante Fontana. Nèkter Juice Bar photos courtesy of Nèkter Juice Bar.<br />

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Coffee Republic is a community staple that<br />

offers an assortment of breakfast foods, which—<br />

luckily for late risers—is served all day long.<br />

We recommend the Bistro Breakfast BLT with<br />

eggs, dill Havarti cheese, avocado, and housemade<br />

bistro sauce (in addition to the namesake<br />

ingredients) all on toasted sourdough.<br />

For those meatless munchers, we suggest<br />

the Veggie Burrito: eggs, avocado, tomatoes,<br />

potatoes, spinach, mushrooms, hummus,<br />

and salsa all wrapped cozily in a tortilla.<br />

Don’t forget to pair your sustenance with a<br />

specialty coffee or tea; the Honey Bee Latte will<br />

have you buzzing all day long. 6610 Folsom-<br />

Auburn Road, Suite 2, Folsom, 916-987-8001,<br />

coffeerepublicfolsom.com<br />

With a varied menu<br />

and weekend brunch,<br />

Iron Horse Tavern<br />

has been a welcomed<br />

addition to Folsom’s<br />

Palladio. Their Breakfast<br />

Board—featuring egg,<br />

Bennett's Kitchen Bar Market photos by Dante Fontana. Iron Horse Taven photos courtesy of Iron Horse Tavern.<br />

Corned Beef Hash, Stuffed French Toast,<br />

and Ramos Fizz<br />

Bennett’s Kitchen Bar Market<br />

has certainly made a name for itself in its<br />

relatively short time in business and for<br />

good reason: their brunch menu is a popular<br />

weekend treat. We suggest Corned Beef<br />

Hash—house-braised corned beef, smashed<br />

potatoes, red bell peppers, and onions with<br />

poached eggs. If you have a morning sweet<br />

tooth, go for the Stuffed French Toast—filled<br />

with decadent orange marmalade and<br />

cream cheese. Either option pairs well with<br />

their Ramos Fizz: a hand-shaken gin cocktail<br />

with egg whites and sweetened cream.<br />

Prepare for a full (and happy) stomach.<br />

1595 Eureka Road, Roseville, 916-750-5150,<br />

bennettskitchen.com<br />

Escape to Mario’s Early Toast and<br />

pretend you’re waking up surf-side with<br />

an order of their Maui French Toast. Thick<br />

slices of bread are dipped in a vanilla creamcinnamon<br />

egg batter then griddled to<br />

golden perfection and topped with bananas,<br />

coconut, and macadamia nuts before being<br />

bathed in warm, sticky caramel syrup. For<br />

those hungry for something healthier, the<br />

Crossfit Skillet promises to please without<br />

weighing you down (pun intended). Wash it<br />

all down with one of their myriad mimosas—<br />

our favorite is the Gummy Worm featuring<br />

mango purée and fruit punch. 8425 Sierra<br />

College Boulevard, Roseville, 916-771-2173,<br />

mariosearlytoast.com<br />

A new and welcome addition to Folsom is<br />

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters. The<br />

beloved Sacramento-based café serves up a<br />

variety of espresso drinks (we recommend<br />

the White Mocha, though the hard-tofind<br />

Flat White is tasty too), fresh-roasted<br />

coffee beans, tea, and specialty toasts. The<br />

Almond Butter Toast (ask for it with “The<br />

Works”) features sourdough toast loaded<br />

with almond butter, cocoa nibs, bananas,<br />

and honey; and the Smashed Avo Toast (also<br />

with “The Works”) comes with avocado,<br />

lemon, radish, sprouts and nut dukkah on<br />

sourdough. They almost look too pretty to<br />

eat…almost. 25055 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom,<br />

916-358-9950, chocolatefishcoffee.com<br />

fruit, bacon, peanut Breakfast Board<br />

butter, toasted crostini,<br />

Tavern<br />

and Greek yogurt—is<br />

Fried<br />

a hands-on, build-yourown<br />

bite that’s truly a<br />

Chicken 'n<br />

Pancakes<br />

feast for the eyes! The<br />

Tavern Fried Chicken<br />

‘n Pancakes includes<br />

fluffy flapjacks covered<br />

in bourbon-jalapeño<br />

syrup and pecan butter.<br />

Or, you can drink your<br />

breakfast and fill up<br />

Iron Horse Tavern<br />

with an Iron Horse Bloody Mary<br />

Tavern Bloody Mary<br />

(Ketel One vodka, pepperoncini, olive, pickled<br />

onion and green bean, lemon, lime, and Tajin).<br />

460 Palladio Parkway, Folsom, 916-618-4322,<br />

ironhorsetavern.net<br />

Can’t decide between land or ocean for<br />

breakfast? Land Ocean has you covered<br />

with their weekend brunch. Go for the<br />

Country Fried Steak and Eggs, served<br />

with sausage gravy and a side of country<br />

potatoes, or the Crab Cake Benedict (crab<br />

cakes topped with poached eggs, mango<br />

hollandaise, and sweet pepper relish; served<br />

with country potatoes). But first, start off<br />

with Bottomless Mimosas…someone’s<br />

gotta find that bottom! 2720 East Bidwell<br />

Street, Folsom, 916-983-7000; 1151 Galleria<br />

Boulevard, Suite 241, Roseville, 916-407-5640,<br />

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Before you even ask, no, you can’t have just<br />

mimosas for breakfast, but the extensive menu<br />

at Friends with Benedicts Mimosa<br />

House offers plenty of options. Spice things<br />

up with their You’re the “Juan” Skillet, which tops<br />

country potatoes with three eggs scrambled<br />

alongside chorizo, jalapeños, onions, tomatoes,<br />

pepper jack cheese, sour cream, and a side of<br />

crispy chips and salsa roja. If you think puns are<br />

fun, order The Folsom “Dam” It’s Big Benedict:<br />

a toasted English muffin topped with bacon,<br />

sausage, ham, jack and cheddar cheeses, two<br />

poached eggs, and house-made hollandaise.<br />

And with a name like that, you’re bound to<br />

order a Blushing Mimosa: a blend of orange<br />

juice, pineapple, and grenadine. 2201 Francisco<br />

Drive, Suite 100, El Dorado Hills, 916-936-4830,<br />

friendswithbenedictsinc.com<br />

House-made syrups and chai, smooth espresso,<br />

and ethically sourced coffee are just a sampling<br />

of the reasons Totem Coffee is a beloved<br />

breakfast pick. Locals love the Lavender Latte<br />

and Vegan Donuts (flavors change daily), but the<br />

Tofu Bahn Mi Bagel (loaded with sriracha cream<br />

cheese, smoky marinated tofu, pickled onions<br />

and carrots, sprouts, and cilantro) is equally<br />

enticing, as are the Granola Cups (organic<br />

vanilla yogurt and fresh organic berries) and<br />

fresh-baked, gluten-free Pastries. Grab a seat on<br />

their gorgeous patio and while the day away. 312<br />

Main Street, Suite 104, Placerville, 530-903-3280,<br />

totemcoffeeroasters.com<br />

Head to Goose Port Public House<br />

on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-2<br />

p.m. for a delicious brunch featuring familiar<br />

favorites like Chilaquiles Rojo. Heat up with<br />

this traditional Mexican breakfast of tortilla<br />

chips simmered in red sauce with shredded<br />

chicken, cheddar and jack cheeses, two eggs,<br />

cotija cheese, and serrano chiles. Perhaps<br />

the Boston-<strong>Style</strong> Bacon & Egg Sandwich<br />

is more your style where two eggs, crispy<br />

bacon, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, and<br />

mayo are perfectly “sandwiched” between<br />

sourdough toasts. With a cocktail in hand (try<br />

Phil’s Greyhound), your weekend is bound<br />

to be wonderful. 316<br />

Vernon Street,<br />

Roseville,<br />

916-886-5080,<br />

gooseport.<br />

com<br />

Boston-<strong>Style</strong> Bacon & Egg Sandwich,<br />

Chilaquiles Rojo, and Phil's Greyhound<br />

KBC Breakfast Biscuit<br />

Fresh OJ<br />

The Sunny Tart<br />

Karen’s Bakery & Café has served our<br />

area for over 20 years with high-quality,<br />

hearty meals like the KBC Breakfast<br />

Biscuit. Pork loin, a sunny-side-up egg,<br />

tomatoes, arugula, and browned-butter<br />

aioli top a whole grain chive biscuit—and<br />

top our list as a favorite breakfast sammy.<br />

Another great option is The Sunny Tart: a<br />

puff pastry with Gruyere cheese and crème<br />

fraîche, a sunny-side-up egg, bacon, and<br />

fresh chives. Both dishes are served with<br />

fresh fruit and pair perfectly with a glass<br />

of Fresh OJ. 705 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom,<br />

916-985-2665, karensbakery.com<br />

Don’t waffle on The Waffle Experience.<br />

They’ve got palate-pleasing options for<br />

all, like Praise the Lard—a lardon-studded<br />

herb waffle with house-braised pork belly,<br />

a fried egg, arugula, roasted tomatoes,<br />

ricotta, and cracked pepper agave syrup.<br />

And for dessert (or your main course, we<br />

won’t tell) try Smor’Tella, which tops a cacao<br />

liege waffle with Nutella, bananas, toasted<br />

marshmallows, graham cracker crumble,<br />

Nutella rum sauce, bananas foster sauce, plus<br />

a sprinkle of powdered sugar. If that’s not<br />

enough for you, opt for their Bloody Mary<br />

Bar where you can add a BLT slider (among<br />

other things) to your cocktail. 13405 Folsom<br />

Boulevard, Suite 950, Folsom, 916-805-5938,<br />

thewaffleexperience.com<br />

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If you’re looking for a classic breakfast, Gold Miner Café will<br />

hit the spot! On the sweet side, we recommend the Cesar’s: a warm<br />

homemade cinnamon roll with raisins, walnuts, frosting, and butter.<br />

If you’re looking for something savory, try J&J’s Taco Omelet: spicy<br />

ground beef, tomatoes, onions, olives, jack and cheddar cheeses,<br />

salsa, sour cream, guacamole, and tortilla strips. You’ll hit a gold mine<br />

with either option, especially when paired with a Hibiscus (cranberry<br />

juice and Champagne). 426 East Bidwell Street, Folsom, 916-984-4181,<br />

goldminercafe.net<br />

Ask a Chef<br />

How can I take advantage of leftover bacon fat?<br />

Keep a ceramic bowl next to your stovetop to collect it. I<br />

like the little bacon bits in it, but you can strain them out if<br />

you want it to last longer (refrigerating it also extends the<br />

shelf life). Use it when cooking eggs or sautéing vegetables<br />

(either alone or when starting a stew or soup) and meats like<br />

pork chops. It adds a delicious layer of flavor to just about<br />

everything!<br />

—Stephanie Hibbert, Chef, Founder, Consultant<br />

chef-stephanie.com, @chefstephanieh<br />

Do you have any tips and tricks to making perfect<br />

scrambled eggs?<br />

The trick to perfect scrambled eggs is to whip them<br />

thoroughly before cooking and not to add salt, as it will<br />

toughen them. You can also add a teaspoon of milk per<br />

egg. Cook them in a Teflon pan with a little butter over<br />

medium heat, and stir them constantly; it incorporates air<br />

and creates a nice curd. Cook till 3/4 done and remove from<br />

heat (they will keep cooking). Lastly, stir in a dollop of grassfed<br />

butter and sprinkle with a touch of kosher salt and black<br />

pepper if desired.<br />

—Syd Bailey, Chef, Dinner Parties, Group Classes, Private Lessons<br />

chefsydbailey.com, @chefsydbailey<br />

What’s the secret to fluffy flapjacks?<br />

The secret is simple! Separate your egg whites from the rest<br />

of the mixture. Whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form.<br />

Gently fold the egg whites into the rest of the mixture as<br />

your last step before dropping them onto the skillet. This tip<br />

works great for both pancake and waffle batter.<br />

—Spencer Shapton, Chef<br />

Silver Spork Events & Catering, silversporkevents.com,<br />

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La Provence photos by Dante Fontana. Hard-boiled egg photo by Megan Kessenich.<br />

Croque Madame,<br />

Breakfast Skillet, and<br />

Pear Bellini<br />

You don’t have to travel to France to try authentic French cuisine. La<br />

Provence Restaurant & Terrace offers a brunch menu filled<br />

with French-inspired cooking, like a classic Croque Madame where ham,<br />

melted brie, and Mornay sauce fill toasted brioche with a fried egg on<br />

top (you can also go sans egg and order the Croque Monsieur). If an<br />

American breakfast is more your speed, go for the Breakfast Skillet,<br />

which includes your choice of bacon, pork sausage or ham, two eggs any<br />

style, breakfast potatoes, and cheese. For that sweet balance, sip on a<br />

Pear Bellini…or three. 110 Diamond Creek Place, Roseville, 916-789-2002,<br />

laprovenceroseville.com<br />

Great crêpes (and croissants…and cookies!) await at Julian’s<br />

Pâtisserie and Café. On the savory side, try the Crêpe California<br />

featuring chicken, bacon, mozzarella, avocado, and tomato. If a sweet<br />

treat is calling, the Crêpe Forest Berries—stuffed with vanilla pastry<br />

cream, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries—can’t be missed.<br />

Both pair well with a Latte (hot or iced) and while you’re at it, grab<br />

a few fresh pastries for the road; their Almond Croissant is always a<br />

crowd-pleaser. 6610 Folsom-Auburn Road, Suite 7, Folsom, 916-936-<br />

4735, julianscafe.com<br />

What are some hardboiled<br />

egg hacks?<br />

Start with room temperature<br />

eggs and a pot of water with<br />

1-2 tbsp. (or a heavy splash) of<br />

white vinegar. Bring the water<br />

to a simmer and gently lower in<br />

each egg, one at a time. Once<br />

in the pot, the water should just<br />

cover the eggs and continue<br />

to simmer (but not boil) as<br />

to avoid any egg-knocking or<br />

cracking. Set your timer for<br />

desired doneness (8-12 minutes). Once time is up, drain your<br />

eggs and place directly into an ice water bath. When the<br />

eggs have cooled completely, begin peeling. Chilling the<br />

eggs will make peeling a breeze so the colder they get, the<br />

easier it will be!<br />

—Megan Kessenich, Recipe Creator, Private Dinners,<br />

Cooking Demos<br />

Making Meggs, makingmeggs.com, @makingmeggs<br />

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The breakfast world is your oyster at<br />

Scott’s Seafood Roundhouse in<br />

Historic Folsom where, yes, you can order<br />

Smoked Oysters or Rockefeller Oysters. From<br />

an Apple Hill Compote Belgian Waffle with<br />

Woodford Reserve bourbon salted caramel<br />

and fresh whipped cream, to a Fresh Bay<br />

Crab Louis Salad, and a Three-Egg Fresh<br />

Dungeness Crab Omelet, there’s a creative,<br />

well-executed offering for all. Stop by<br />

weekends from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. to get your<br />

fill of the aforementioned plates, plus many<br />

more! 824 Sutter Street, Folsom, 916-989-6711,<br />

scottsseafoodroundhouse.com<br />

Breakfast Shot<br />

Chicken & Waffles<br />

House of Oliver offers an extensive wine<br />

list and dinner menu, but did you know their<br />

bistro (located next door) offers breakfast<br />

and lunch to go? The Kickin’ Granola Bowl<br />

(rolled oats, slivered almonds, walnuts, and<br />

toasted coconut served over a bed of berries<br />

and honey yogurt) is a healthy but still<br />

hearty way to greet the day; or treat yourself<br />

(we approve!) to a Croissant Sticky Sando,<br />

where the flaky pastry is filled with Nutella,<br />

house-made granola, honey, and bananas.<br />

Don’t forget to grab a Sweet Latte for an<br />

extra tasty morning buzz. 3992 Douglas<br />

Boulevard, Suite 140, Roseville, 916-773-9463,<br />

houseofoliver.com<br />

Breakfast Pizza<br />

Pizza for breakfast? Count us in! Wally’s Pizza<br />

Bar—which serves brunch on weekends—goes<br />

The Purple Place may be El Dorado<br />

Hills’ original roadhouse, but this family-<br />

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Granola<br />

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Croissant<br />

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Sando, and<br />

Sweet Latte<br />

beyond goes beyond the basics with their<br />

Breakfast Pizza that loads house-made salsa<br />

verde, linguiça, four cheeses, red onions, Roma<br />

tomatoes, and three scrambled eggs atop Truckee<br />

pizza dough. Baked and topped with cilantro and<br />

avocado, you’ll have a hard time sharing a slice.<br />

If a classic breakfast is more your style, try the<br />

Chicken & Waffles drizzled with real maple syrup.<br />

But before you get to chowing down, cheers with<br />

a Breakfast Shot: Crown Royal and orange juice<br />

with a bacon chaser. Yep, we’ll drink to that! 4079<br />

Cameron Park Lane, Cameron Park, 530-677-5205,<br />

wallyspizzabar.com<br />

Mornings (or afternoons; breakfast is served till 4<br />

p.m.!) are made brighter at Diamond Springs<br />

Hotel. Built back in 1916, the historic hotel has since<br />

closed, but the restaurant remains open—serving up<br />

everything from a stick-to-your-ribs Lobster Benedict,<br />

to the fluffiest Stack of Flapjacks in (dare we say) all<br />

of El Dorado County. Charming with generously<br />

portioned plates, we have one piece of advice: Bring<br />

your appetite! 545 Pleasant Valley Road, Diamond<br />

Springs, 530-621-1730, diamondsprings-hotel.com<br />

friendly favorite serves up delicious<br />

eats all day long. Go all out with the<br />

Chef ’s Mess, which loads three eggs,<br />

fresh biscuits smothered in sausage<br />

gravy, and country potatoes all onto<br />

one plate. Or go classic with the eggscellent<br />

El Dorado Omelet: bacon, onions,<br />

mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach, and jack<br />

cheese (with a side of country potatoes,<br />

of course). And don’t forget to grab The<br />

Purp’s Bloody Mary (Tahoe Blue vodka,<br />

special recipe Bloody Mary mix, spicy<br />

green bean, celery, pepperoncini, olive,<br />

and lime)—and cheers to local eats! 363<br />

Green Valley Road, El Dorado Hills, 916-<br />

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Experts believe that getting a vaccine is one of the most significant ways<br />

to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Peter Barba, MD, Medical Director<br />

of Marshall Medical Foundation, oversees the distribution of COVID-19<br />

vaccines at Marshall facilities. Here, he shares answers to questions he’s<br />

received.<br />

Q: Why should I get the COVID-19 vaccine?<br />

A: Two reasons: First, getting vaccinated lowers your chances of getting<br />

severely ill from the virus, which spreads very easily. While we don’t<br />

yet know all of the lasting and secondary effects of COVID-19, we have<br />

seen that it can cause heart and brain damage and long-term fatigue.<br />

Secondly, getting vaccinated helps protect mankind. Let’s do everything<br />

we can to prevent COVID-19 from spreading to others—including your<br />

grandmother or someone you don’t even realize you’ve spread it to.<br />

When enough people have been vaccinated, the virus will stop spreading<br />

so quickly. We can get back to a normal life sooner, but only if enough<br />

people get the vaccine.<br />

Q: Do I still need the vaccine if I’ve had COVID-19?<br />

A: Yes. While people who get COVID-19 develop antibodies that may<br />

provide some protection, it’s not known how long antibodies last after<br />

a person recovers. You can get COVID-19 more than once. The CDC<br />

recommends getting vaccinated even after you’ve had COVID-19 to<br />

protect yourself from getting it again and to help prevent the spread.<br />

Q: Can I get COVID-19 from the vaccine?<br />

A: Absolutely not. The vaccine does not contain actual live virus. It gives our<br />

body the instructions on how to fight off the virus, but not the virus itself.<br />

There may be mild side effects a day or two after getting the vaccine. This<br />

doesn’t mean you’re sick, it just means the vaccine is working to build<br />

your immune system.<br />

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mask?<br />

A: Not yet. For the time being, it’s important to continue social distancing,<br />

wearing a mask in public and washing your hands often. The first dose of<br />

the vaccine offers about 50-80 percent protection after a couple of weeks.<br />

The second dose offers 95 percent protection about two weeks after being<br />

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A: Consult your doctor or refer to a trusted source of medical advice, such as<br />

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Marshall Medical Center<br />

is an independent,<br />

nonprofit community<br />

healthcare provider located in<br />

the heart of the Sierra Foothills<br />

between Sacramento and<br />

South Lake Tahoe. Marshall<br />

Medical Center includes<br />

Marshall Hospital, a fully<br />

accredited acute care facility<br />

with 111 beds located in<br />

Placerville; several outpatient<br />

facilities in Cameron Park,<br />

El Dorado Hills, Placerville<br />

and Georgetown; and many<br />

community health and<br />

education programs. Marshall<br />

has nearly 300 physicians<br />

and a team of over 1,600<br />

employees providing quality<br />

healthcare services to over<br />

175,000 residents of El<br />

Dorado County.<br />

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High Cholesterol?<br />

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Lifestyle Changes<br />

Is this the year you’ve vowed to lower those<br />

cholesterol levels that have been creeping up<br />

on you?<br />

The good news is that you can control your<br />

cholesterol by making lifestyle changes—<br />

and thereby lessen your risk of heart disease<br />

and stroke.<br />

The American Heart Association<br />

recommends you:<br />

• Check your cholesterol numbers and assess<br />

your risk.<br />

• Change your diet and lifestyle to improve<br />

your levels.<br />

• Control your cholesterol with help from your<br />

doctor if needed.<br />

What is cholesterol?<br />

While cholesterol occurs naturally in the body,<br />

it’s also introduced by foods that are high in<br />

saturated and trans fats: red meat, whole-milk<br />

dairy products, fried and processed foods, for<br />

example.<br />

There are two types of cholesterol: LDL (bad<br />

cholesterol) and HDL (good cholesterol). Too<br />

much of the bad kind, or not enough of the<br />

good, can lead to cholesterol building up on<br />

the inner walls of the arteries that feed the<br />

heart and brain. As the amount of cholesterol<br />

in your blood increases, so does your risk of<br />

cardiovascular diseases.<br />

Lifestyle can control risks<br />

“Heart disease is the leading cause of death<br />

in the United States, and high cholesterol is<br />

a major, but controllable, risk factor,” says<br />

Marshall Cardiologist Stanley Henjum, MD.<br />

“The earlier you start lowering your cholesterol<br />

level, the better.”<br />

Dr. Henjum recommends starting with lifestyle<br />

changes. “A healthy diet and exercise are the<br />

cornerstone of any treatment program. Lifestyle<br />

choices can either increase or decrease<br />

our cholesterol levels by as much as 20-50<br />

percent,” he says.<br />

A heart-healthy diet emphasizes fruits,<br />

vegetables, whole grains, poultry and fish, and<br />

limits foods high in saturated and trans fats.<br />

Adding an exercise program can maximize<br />

the effects of such a diet by lowering your<br />

cholesterol and high blood pressure and it<br />

often leads to beneficial weight loss. Quitting<br />

smoking also helps cholesterol levels.<br />

Medication can help<br />

If lifestyle changes don’t get your numbers in<br />

line, your doctor may prescribe medication.<br />

“Medications are often needed to treat patients<br />

with known coronary artery disease or multiple<br />

risk factors and bring their cholesterol to<br />

acceptable levels,” says Dr. Henjum. “I’ve<br />

seen a huge, positive impact on people’s lives<br />

who’ve used statins for 30 or more years.”<br />

Know your numbers<br />

Getting screened for high cholesterol can<br />

help you and your doctor determine the<br />

best steps to lower your levels and prevent<br />

heart disease. Knowing your risks and<br />

taking preventive steps—including lifestyle<br />

changes or medication—can be the keys to<br />

your good health.<br />

For more information about Marshall Medical Center, visit www.marshallmedical.org or follow us on<br />

Facebook/marshallmedicalcenter, twitter.com/MarshallMedical, on YouTube, LinkedIn and on Instagram<br />


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Sweet Success with<br />

Type 2 Diabetes<br />

While one in four<br />

Americans over<br />

the age of 65 has<br />

type 2 diabetes—which means<br />

their body doesn’t use insulin<br />

properly—this serious disease<br />

and its related complications can<br />

be prevented and controlled,<br />

according to experts.<br />

One way to gain control is<br />

to work with a healthcare<br />

professional to personalize a<br />

plan that helps you lower your<br />

blood sugar levels and stay on<br />

track for a healthy life.<br />

What you can do—and why<br />

When asked about her<br />

best advice as a Diabetes<br />

and Nutrition Educator,<br />

Marshall’s AJ Kenworthy,<br />

RN, says, “While the longterm<br />

complications of type 2<br />

diabetes are life threatening,<br />

it’s important to know that<br />

these threats can be avoided<br />

by managing your blood sugar<br />

levels. You can live a long,<br />

healthy life with well-controlled<br />

diabetes.”<br />


Tactics for maintaining healthy<br />

blood sugar levels include<br />

making changes to your diet,<br />

increasing physical activity<br />

and losing weight.<br />

“It’s never too late to start,”<br />

Kenworthy says.<br />

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These moderate lifestyle changes<br />

can also help prevent or delay type 2<br />

diabetes.<br />

“Weight loss is a very effective way to<br />

lower your risk for type 2 diabetes,”<br />

says Kenworthy. “Losing just 10-15<br />

pounds can make a big difference in<br />

lowering glucose levels.”<br />

Studies have shown that losing just 7%<br />

of your body weight (15 pounds if you<br />

weigh 200 pounds) can lower your risk<br />

of diabetes by nearly 60 percent. The<br />

bonus: Weight loss also lowers your<br />

risk for heart disease and stroke and is<br />

beneficial for your blood pressure and<br />

cholesterol levels. (See stories in this<br />

issue about cholesterol control and<br />

the advantages of bariatric surgery for<br />

weight loss.)<br />

Taran Kaur, MD, a family medicine<br />

physician who specializes in diet and<br />

nutrition at Marshall Medical Center,<br />

agrees.<br />

“I encourage patients who are at<br />

risk or who have recently been<br />

diagnosed with type 2 diabetes to<br />

begin making lifestyle changes and<br />

losing weight. These are ways to slow<br />

the progression of the disease,” she<br />

says, adding, “It’s important to catch it<br />

early.”<br />

Type 2 diabetes is easier to deal with<br />

at its earliest stages, according to Dr.<br />

Kaur. Early diagnosis and treatment<br />

can also help decrease the risk of<br />

developing complications related to<br />

the disease, including skin infections,<br />

kidney disease, neuropathy (nerve<br />

damage), eye complications, high<br />

blood pressure and stroke.<br />

Watch for symptoms<br />

Some people only have mild<br />

symptoms of type 2 diabetes, so<br />

It’s important to<br />

catch it early.<br />

they go unnoticed. According to<br />

the American Diabetes Association,<br />

common symptoms include:<br />

• Urinating often<br />

• Feeling very thirsty<br />

• Feeling very hungry—even though<br />

you are eating<br />

• Extreme fatigue<br />

• Blurry vision<br />

• Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal<br />

• Tingling, pain, or numbness in the<br />

hands/feet<br />

Risks associated with<br />

type 2 diabetes<br />

• Age: The older you are, the higher<br />

your risk<br />

• Family history: A parent, brother<br />

or sister with diabetes<br />

• Those with high blood pressure<br />

• People who are physically inactive<br />

• Race: Black, Hispanic/Latino,<br />

American Indian, Asian American<br />

or Pacific Islander<br />

• Overweight: Higher Body Mass<br />

Index (BMI) means higher risk<br />

• Diagnosed with gestational<br />

diabetes<br />

Source: American Diabetes Association<br />

Diagnosing diabetes<br />

Diabetes is typically diagnosed with<br />

a fasting plasma glucose test—which<br />

measures blood sugar levels after<br />

eight hours of fasting—or with a nonfasting<br />

A1C test—which measures<br />

your average blood sugar for the past<br />

two to three months. If results show<br />

that your blood sugar levels are higher<br />

than normal, your doctor will prescribe<br />

a treatment program to keep them as<br />

close to normal as possible.<br />

A test may also indicate prediabetes,<br />

where your blood sugar levels are<br />

higher than normal, but not high<br />

enough to be called diabetes. This<br />

condition puts you at risk for type 2<br />

diabetes and cardiovascular disease,<br />

so it’s important to take steps to lower<br />

your blood sugar levels.<br />

Managing the disease<br />

“People sometimes say that living with<br />

diabetes means you have to give up<br />

the good stuff. That’s simply not true.”<br />

says Kenworthy. “But it does mean<br />

cutting back on sugars and starches<br />

and eating more high-fiber, complex<br />

carbohydrates.”<br />

Sometimes, in addition to a healthy<br />

diet and an active lifestyle, your<br />

doctor may prescribe pills and/or<br />

insulin to help manage your blood<br />

sugar. “Medications are important for<br />

reducing insulin resistance in the body<br />

and slowing down the progression of<br />

diabetes,” says Dr. Kaur.<br />

“Diabetes is a chronic disease.<br />

Sticking with a treatment plan and<br />

lifestyle changes needs to be lifelong<br />

commitment,” Dr. Kaur says.<br />

Your next step<br />

Work with a healthcare professional<br />

who can help you manage your<br />

health. For personalized support<br />

by a diabetes educator, contact<br />

the Marshall Diabetes and Nutrition<br />

Education program at (530) 672-7021.<br />

The program at Marshall Medical<br />

Center is recognized by the American<br />

Diabetes Association (ADA).<br />

To learn more about diabetes or<br />

take an online risk test, go to the<br />

ADA website at www.diabetes.org.<br />


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Marshall Patient<br />

Gives Back to the<br />

Community<br />

multiple doctors, complicated<br />

medications, and specific doctor’s<br />

orders to improve their health. It can<br />

be overwhelming, and when you are<br />

ill, it can seem impossible. This is<br />

where the Community Care Network<br />

helps. CCN was developed to assist<br />

people with health care coordination<br />

and management. Various services<br />

are offered depending on needs and a<br />

patient’s desired level of involvement.<br />

Marshall Foundation for Community<br />

Health is grateful to people like Faye.<br />

“Without donors, we wouldn’t be able to<br />

provide the funds that support important<br />

health programs. Health and wellness<br />

are an imperative part of our county’s<br />

prosperity and future. The healthier our<br />

residents, the better off our county,”<br />

pointed out Jamie Johnson, Executive<br />

Director of Marshall Foundation for<br />

Community Health.<br />

To make your own tax-deductible<br />

donation through Marshall Foundation<br />

for Community Health, visit<br />

marshallfound.org/donate-now, or call<br />

(530) 642-9984 to discuss other options.<br />

Enhancements<br />

to Care<br />


When Faye lost her<br />

husband Fred on<br />

Father’s Day, she<br />

was compelled to<br />

do something for<br />

others through a donation. After careful<br />

consideration, she called Marshall’s<br />

Community Care Network (CCN).<br />

“When Faye called, I explained that<br />

donations to CCN are used to help<br />

chronically ill patients who can’t afford<br />

blood pressure and glucose monitors,<br />

or walkers and wheelchairs,” said<br />

Sherry. Faye loved the idea and mailed<br />

her gift that day.<br />

“My husband was an amazing man. He<br />

served our country in three wars and<br />

spoke five languages. He was also a<br />

generous person and would have been<br />

happy with my decision to help our<br />

neighbors in need,” said Faye.<br />

Managing a chronic illness is<br />

challenging. Many have to juggle<br />

Marshall Medical Center is<br />

dedicated to your care and wants<br />

to help you live as healthy a life<br />

as possible. Behind the scenes,<br />

your primary care provider is part<br />

of a larger care team to assist with<br />

keeping your preventive care upto-date.<br />

In the coming months, you<br />

may receive messages from your<br />

clinic’s medical director regarding<br />

your regular screenings to ensure<br />

you’re receiving comprehensive<br />

care. Your primary care provider<br />

is still your main contact and will<br />

follow up with you as usual.<br />

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Putting a Premium<br />

on Hospital Safety<br />

While the safety of<br />

patients and staff<br />

has always been<br />

a top priority at<br />

Marshall Medical<br />

Center, it’s taken on a critical significance<br />

during the pandemic.<br />

“We’re constantly<br />

working to maintain a<br />

safe environment,” says<br />

It’s also critical to keep the hospital’s<br />

environment clean and safe. While<br />

Marshall uses a germ-zapping robot in<br />

patient rooms to ensure the highest level<br />

of cleaning in between patient stays,<br />

Norris-Even says it’s the housekeeping<br />

staff that deserves the credit<br />

for maintaining high<br />

environmental standards in<br />

the hospital.<br />






Marshall Medical Center<br />

recently received<br />

two honors for its<br />

extraordinary measures<br />

to ensure the health and<br />

safety of its staff and<br />

patients.<br />

Michelle Norris-Even, RN, the<br />

Executive Director of Quality and<br />

Education at Marshall. “Our<br />

safety culture starts at the<br />

top and involves everyone<br />

at Marshall, not just those<br />

who directly care for our<br />

patients.”<br />

When it comes to<br />

preventing the spread<br />

of any infection, Norris-<br />

Even says, “We follow<br />

the Center for Disease<br />

Control guidelines—which<br />

changed continuously<br />

when COVID-19 hit—to<br />

make sure we are upto-date<br />

on everything.”<br />

Examples included<br />

implementing strict health<br />

screening protocols for<br />

anyone entering any of Marshall Medical<br />

Center’s facilities, and quickly providing<br />

PPE training and COVID-19 testing for<br />

hospital staff during the pandemic’s<br />

heightened sense of urgency.<br />

During the past year, Marshall<br />

demonstrated its commitment to<br />

safety by introducing a<br />

program that encouraged<br />

staff to be on the lookout<br />

for potential safety issues.<br />

“Staff observations gave us<br />

an opportunity to identify<br />

areas for improvement,”<br />

says Norris-Even. ”In<br />

six months we saw a<br />

tremendous jump in<br />

ways our staff became<br />

involved in providing more<br />

excellent care to patients.<br />

If something needed to be<br />

adjusted, we made rapid<br />

improvements.”<br />

Marshall has received state<br />

and national recognition<br />

for its commitment to<br />

quality care and safety. “These awards<br />

show the commitment, hard work and<br />

patient-centered focus that Marshall<br />

demonstrates 24 hours a day,” says<br />

Norris-Even.<br />

• Marshall earned an “A”<br />

in the Fall 2020 Hospital<br />

Safety Grade program<br />

from The Leapfrog<br />

Group. In its nationwide<br />

evaluation of 2,600<br />

hospitals, Leapfrog<br />

recognized Marshall’s<br />

hospital providers and<br />

staff for demonstrating<br />

“a continued<br />

commitment to patient<br />

safety and the reduction<br />

of avoidable harm.”<br />

• The California<br />

Department of Public<br />

Health recognized<br />

Marshall with a<br />

bronze designation<br />

as a top performer<br />

in its Healthcare-<br />

Associated Infections<br />

Program. Marshall’s<br />

participation in the<br />

CDPH antimicrobial<br />

stewardship program<br />

is part of the hospital’s<br />

commitment to<br />

improving patient<br />

outcomes while<br />

monitoring the use of<br />

antibiotics.<br />


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Bariatric<br />

Surgery Offers<br />

a Path to<br />

Weight Loss<br />

Weight loss can be life changing. But<br />

sometimes, even with diet and exercise, it<br />

can be an elusive milestone.<br />

For those who are severely overweight and<br />

dealing with the negative health effects of obesity, weight loss<br />

surgery—known as bariatric surgery—may provide the path to<br />

good health.<br />

“Bariatric surgery can help patients achieve long-term weight<br />

loss, improve their quality of life and live longer,” says Ryan<br />

Lussenden, MD, a board certified surgeon and director of<br />

Marshall Medical Center’s Bariatric Surgery Program. “People<br />

come to us wanting to live healthier, more active lives and<br />

enjoy their children and grandchildren. It’s a happy day when<br />

they begin enjoying their new life.”<br />


What are the health benefits?<br />

The many health benefits associated with weight loss<br />

following bariatric surgery include improvements in type 2<br />

diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, sleep<br />

apnea, arthritis and depression.<br />

How does bariatric surgery work?<br />

One of the most common bariatric procedures is sleeve<br />

gastrectomy, where 75-80 percent of the stomach is removed<br />

laparoscopically through small incisions in the abdominal<br />

wall. The reduction of stomach volume causes the patient to<br />

feel full faster and reduces the secretion of hunger hormones.<br />

Gastric bypass is another common type of bariatric surgery.<br />

It alters the stomach, creating a small pouch that is directly<br />

connected to the small intestine.<br />

Both procedures surgically limit the amount of food a patient<br />

can eat and change the way the body absorbs nutrients.<br />

The result: Patients can lose an average of 50-80 percent of<br />

their excess body weight two years after surgery, depending<br />

on the type of surgery performed and the patient’s level of<br />

commitment to a post-surgical diet and exercise regime.<br />

Am I a candidate?<br />

Bariatric surgery candidates typically are more than 100<br />

pounds overweight. They may have a Body Mass Index (BMI)<br />

of 40 or greater, or a BMI of 35-39 along with one or more<br />

medical conditions such as diabetes or hypertension that<br />

would significantly improve with weight loss.<br />

How Marshall can help<br />

“We want patients to succeed with their permanent weight<br />

loss goals and we’re here to support their commitment to diet,<br />

exercise and behavioral changes before and after surgery,” Dr.<br />

Lussenden says. Marshall’s team includes a board certified<br />

psychiatrist and a physician who specializes in diet and<br />

nutrition, as well as an certified nutritionist from Marshall’s<br />

Diabetes and Nutrition Education.<br />

If you’re significantly overweight and ready to commit to a<br />

new path to good health, talk with your primary care doctor<br />

or call Marshall Medical Center’s Bariatric Surgery Program at<br />

530-642-7546 (SLIM).<br />

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Celebrate Easter<br />

bring on spring!<br />

— Helwig Winery is Open —<br />

The Winery and Kitchen are open 7-days a week (closed<br />

Easter), please note the winery is 21 and older; tastings by<br />

reservation only. Tastings and dining are all outdoors so<br />

dress warm and enjoy! Make your Reservation today!<br />

Helwig Winery<br />

11555 Shenandoah Road | Plymouth | 209-245-5200<br />

helwigwinery.com | / HelwigWinery | / helwigwinery<br />

— Chef Prepared Easter Dinner —<br />

Treat your loved ones (and yourself!) to a custom<br />

prepared Easter Dinner by an award-winning local chef!<br />

Call to customize and reserve your dinner!<br />

Diane Wilkinson Catering<br />

2640 Roxana Street | Placerville | 530-622-0799<br />

dianewilkinsoncatering.com | / DianeWilkinsonCatering<br />

/ dianewilkinsoncatering<br />

— Look Who’s Hopping into Town —<br />

Hop in to get your Easter treats! Handmade in Folsom,<br />

Snooks chocolate bunnies, chocolate filled eggs, bunny<br />

pops along with their candies, truffles and brittle are<br />

crafted in small batches using only the finest ingredients.<br />

Snooks Chocolate Factory<br />

731 Sutter Street | Folsom | 916-985-0620<br />

snookscandies.com | / snooksfolsom | / snookscandies<br />

— Time for Some Spring Cleaning—<br />

At sBarkles we have 5 DIY stations for you to wash your<br />

pet, with everything you need to get your pet completely<br />

clean including brushes, a unique pressurized washing<br />

system, towels and blow dryer, for only $15 per pet.<br />

sBarkles Holistic<br />

850 E Bidwell Street, Ste. 150 | Folsom | 916-984-0102<br />

sbarkles.com | / sbarklesdogs | / sbarklesdogs<br />

— Stay in Touch with Flowers —<br />

Let your loved ones know you are thinking of them!<br />

Flower bouquets start at $65<br />

Cameron Park Florist<br />

3420 Coach Lane, Ste. 2 | Cameron Park<br />

530-677-3911 | www.cameroparkflorist.com<br />

/ cameronpark.florist | / cameronparkflorist<br />

— Spring has Sprung —<br />

Just in time for Spring...fun and flirty hats, dresses, tops,<br />

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Lees’ Boutique<br />

4110 Datsun Court | Shingle Springs<br />

530-677-4891 | leesboutique.net<br />

/ leesfeedboutique | / leesfeedboutique<br />

— Hello Spring —<br />

Reconnect And Reflect On Precious Moments. Appreciate<br />

You and Your family with Outdoor Fun Photo Session.<br />

Session starting at $125<br />

MomentsbyMita Photography<br />

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/ MomentsbyMita | / momentsbymita<br />

— The Oxygen Pillow —<br />

Hop on in for a personal pillow fitting! The Oxygen Pillow<br />

comes in more than 15 different heights and densities...let's<br />

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European Sleep Design<br />

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916-989-8909 | sleepdesign.com<br />

/ EuropeanSleepDesign | / europeansleepdesign<br />

— When Life Gives You Lemons —<br />

...Make Meringue!With a huge selection of gifts for the home,<br />

for men, women and children, we can help you find just the<br />

right gift for every season and reason!<br />

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A Golden State<br />

of Mind<br />

Northern vs. Southern California<br />


California has 900 miles of coastline, and<br />

there’s definitely a different vibe between<br />

the beaches found in the Northern and<br />

Southern part of the state. I spent a<br />

weekend in each, pre-pandemic, and both<br />

have their own charm.<br />

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens<br />

was supposed to take<br />

place in Cabot Cove,<br />

Maine, but the exterior<br />

shots of the town and<br />

ocean were in fact<br />

this wonderful little<br />

California coastal village.<br />

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens<br />

Northern California<br />

Mendocino: The “Cool” Coast Calls<br />

This quintessential small beach town about<br />

160 miles north of San Francisco reminds<br />

me of an East Coast fishing village but with<br />

hippies. That could be because (and this<br />

will age me) it was the setting for the early<br />

’90s TV show Murder She Wrote, which<br />

Though there are a<br />

plethora of local bed<br />

& breakfasts, as well as<br />

resorts and quaint inns,<br />

choosing the Little<br />

River Inn (littleriverinn.<br />

com) as home base was<br />

a perfect pick! This<br />

more than 80-yearold<br />

inn sits on a cliff<br />

across the legendary<br />

Pacific Coast Highway<br />

from the thundering<br />

surf. It was cold and<br />

rainy during my visit,<br />

Mendocino Headlands so the wood-burning<br />

fireplace and soaking<br />

tub were a welcome amenity. The views<br />

from the rooms are spectacular with large<br />

decks and rocking chairs to sit and listen<br />

to the sound of the sea. The food at the<br />

inn’s restaurant was fresh and amazing,<br />

too—don’t miss the Fresh Steamed Clam<br />

Chowder and any of the specials, such<br />

as Braised Short Ribs, along with a glass<br />

(or bottle) of award-winning wine from<br />

nearby Anderson Valley.<br />

Photos courtesy of Visit Mendocino County.<br />

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LIttle River Inn<br />

Mendocino Headlands<br />

LIttle River Inn<br />

Glass Beach<br />

LIttle River Inn<br />

Little River Inn photos courtesy of Little River Inn. Other photos courtesy of Visit Mendocino County.<br />

LIttle River Inn<br />

LIttle River Inn<br />

The coastline here is<br />

wild and craggy and beautiful.<br />

Though there aren’t too many<br />

actual beaches to stroll on, a<br />

visit to Glass Beach in Fort<br />

Bragg, just north of Mendocino,<br />

is worth the visit. The sea glass<br />

created from garbage being<br />

dumped at the north end of<br />

town years ago has become<br />

quite the beloved attraction;<br />

sadly, too many tourists have<br />

taken a piece of the beach<br />

with them, so the amount of<br />

glass is getting smaller.<br />

The town of Mendocino<br />

is filled with galleries,<br />

Southern California<br />

LIttle River Inn<br />

restaurants, and<br />

shops carrying work<br />

from local artisans.<br />

Take time to walk<br />

the Mendocino<br />

Headlands Trail,<br />

which winds around<br />

Mendocino Bay and<br />

offers views of the<br />

Through <strong>March</strong> 31, Little<br />

River Inn is offering 30%<br />

off any on-property room<br />

to those working the<br />

frontlines who have received<br />

their vaccine. Book by<br />

calling 1-888-INN-LOVE<br />

and letting them know of<br />

your role in the medical<br />

community or use code<br />

HEROES online.<br />

ocean that will give you chills (if the wind<br />

doesn’t do it for you)! Visit the Mendocino<br />

Coast Botanical Gardens in the spring,<br />

the music festivals in the summer, and the<br />

wineries any time of year! This lovely part<br />

of California will definitely cause one to<br />

slow down and savor the scenery, food,<br />

wine, and groovy ambiance that I don’t<br />

think has changed in 100 years.<br />

Santa Monica: Let the Sun Shine In<br />

The Georgian Hotel (georgianhotel.com), built in 1933, embodies eclectic<br />

classic Hollywood ambiance. Sitting across the street from the famed<br />

Santa Monica Pier, the hotel is a fun, busy LA landmark with a distinctive<br />

air of exclusivity that abounds in Southern California. While sitting on<br />

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Santa Monica Pier<br />

The Georgian Hotel<br />

the deck at the Veranda Restaurant in front<br />

of the hotel, you can enjoy some fantastic<br />

people-watching while indulging in the<br />

typical So Cal cuisine of tapas, craft cocktails,<br />

and their famous Stuffed French Toast!<br />

I could write pages on shopping in Santa<br />

Monica, but suffice to say it’s upscale, kitschy,<br />

and elegant—all at the same time. A favorite<br />

for any stay in Santa Monica is to take a<br />

(long) walk from Santa Monica to Venice<br />

Beach, past the surfers, buff dudes on<br />

Muscle Beach, and street vendors hawking<br />

everything you just discovered you can’t live<br />

without (this included someone selling an<br />

iguana). While Northern California has the<br />

hippy vibe, the aroma along the boardwalk<br />

takes one to a “higher” level!<br />

The beaches here are wide, sandy, and<br />

warm—perfect for relaxing, sunbathing, and<br />

again, people-watching. Although my visit<br />

was the same time of year as the weekend<br />

in Northern California, it seemed we were in<br />

different seasons. The weather couldn’t have<br />

been more different—warm and sunny Los<br />

Angeles, cool and rainy North Coast.<br />

Quiet, cool, laid-back Northern California;<br />

or fast, loud, and sunny Southern<br />

California where you feel like you’re in a<br />

movie wherever you go? Your choice. You<br />

can’t go wrong with either. Enjoy, dude<br />

(that’s so California!).<br />

Venice Beach<br />

Veranda Restaurant<br />

Veranda<br />

Restaurant<br />

Muscle Beach<br />


Santa Monica Pier photo ©aiisha - stock.adobe.com. Muscle Beach photo ©Gabriele Maltinti - stock.adobe.com. Venice Beach photo ©Luciano - stock.adobe.com. The Georgian Hotel and Veranda Restaurant photos courtesy of The Georgian Hotel.<br />

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Bacchus<br />

House Bistro<br />

Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch<br />

Sunday, April 4th<br />

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.<br />


916–984–7500<br />

Brunch<br />

Special Menu $39.95<br />

Kids Menu $14.95<br />

Includes drinks & dessert<br />

Join us for a wonderful Easter menu & LIVE MUSIC<br />

by Craig Faniani and Ann & Steve Roach.<br />

Mark Roberts Limited Edition Easter Collectibles<br />


www.bacchushousebistro.com<br />

1004 East Bidwell St., Suite 100, Folsom Ca, 95630<br />





5065 Pacific Street<br />

Rocklin<br />

916-701-4772<br />



FOLSOM<br />


187 Blue Ravine Rd.<br />

Folsom<br />

916-351-0900<br />


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Dining Out<br />

Oki Sushi<br />


“<br />

You’re either that crazy or<br />

that good.” My first thought<br />

when Rachel Batbayar told<br />

me they opened Oki Sushi<br />

in September of 2020. As it<br />

turns out, Rachel’s husband<br />

Jay, the sushi chef and co-owner, purchased<br />

the building in January of 2020—prior to<br />

the news of a business-killing outbreak.<br />

With all of the remodeling and shutdowns,<br />

by September Oki Sushi was ready and the<br />

virus was slowing (somewhat). So they’re not<br />

“that crazy”—just confident and optimistic.<br />

After consulting with Rachel, I placed<br />

my order over the phone and stopped<br />

by 30 minutes later to pick it up. (Dining<br />

restrictions were still in place at the time of<br />

this writing.) Even when feasting at home,<br />

I still eat my to-go orders as I would in a<br />

restaurant—appetizer first. In this instance,<br />

it was the pepper fin, featuring slices of<br />

albacore shingled across a bed of beet strings<br />

and topped with jalapeños, sesame oil,<br />

ponzu sauce, and a “spicy sauce.” Beautifully<br />

presented—even in a to-go container—and<br />

light on the palate, with a slight heat from the<br />

thinly sliced jalapeños and sauce, it made for<br />

a welcome start to the meal.<br />

The next box to open was the salad<br />

course, of course! Oki Sushi’s sunomono—<br />

sliced cucumbers in a mild vinaigrette<br />

with sesame seeds—was a refreshing palate<br />

cleanser, especially considering I went a little<br />

heavy on the wasabi and sriracha earlier.<br />

Every sushi house has its most popular<br />

roll; for Oki, it might be the Savage Roll—a<br />

deep-fried masterpiece containing spicy crab,<br />

cream cheese, red snapper, and salmon that’s<br />

torched, then topped with spicy mayo, unagi<br />

sauce, masago, and scallions. Definitely a<br />

mouthful, both literally and culinarily.<br />

On to box numbers 4, 5, 6, and 7 (it was<br />

like sushi Christmas). Box 4 was an order of<br />

the small sashimi featuring sake (salmon),<br />

hamachi (yellowtail), maguro (red tuna), and<br />

Small Sashimi<br />




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Chicken Teriyaki Bento Box<br />

Sunomono<br />

Pepper Fin<br />

Savage Roll<br />

Sake Nigiri<br />

shiro maguro (albacore). The others contained<br />

the included “sides” of miso soup, salad, and<br />

steamed rice. The miso was passable (it was<br />

cold when I got to it—my fault), as was the<br />

salad, but both were pleasant and unexpected<br />

additions. The sashimi was almost as fresh as<br />

if someone had caught it that day, and Chef<br />

Jay’s knife work was impeccable.<br />

Congratulations to Jay and Rachel! You’re<br />

definitely not “that crazy,” and your food is<br />

absolutely “that good.”<br />

HOURS: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (Tuesday-<br />

Sunday)<br />

TRY THIS: Tuna Poke, Spicy<br />

Edamame, Pepper Fin, Lobster Roll,<br />

Savage Roll, Sashimi, Bento Box,<br />

Chicken Teriyaki<br />

DRINKS: Beer, wine, & sake<br />

TAB: $$<br />

HEADS-UP: Sidewalk/patio dining;<br />

exhibition kitchen; kids’ menu;<br />

follow them on Facebook for<br />

occasional specials, including<br />

half off all sushi on Wednesdays;<br />

“Beginner Rolls” for sushi newbies<br />

5406 CROSSINGS DRIVE, SUITE 104, ROCKLIN, 916-251-7501,<br />


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THE<br />

Hot<br />

LIST<br />

Say Cheese!<br />

7 Gorgeous Grazing Boards BY TARA MENDANHA<br />

Charcuterie, or grazing boards, are as beautiful as they are<br />

bountiful. Treat yourself to savory meats, sinful cheeses, sweet fruit,<br />

and so much more with these locally crafted works of art.<br />

Grazing Gouda in Sacramento offers<br />

luxury boards and tables that include<br />

locally sourced artisan cheeses, premium<br />

meats, and fresh, seasonal fruit. Their<br />

medium round board serves 8-10 and<br />

includes four cheeses, three meats, fresh<br />

and dried fruit, crackers, nuts, chocolates,<br />

honey, jam, olives, and other enticing<br />

accoutrements. We especially love the<br />

decorative fruit and flower elements in<br />

this pleasing platter. @grazinggouda<br />

PRO TIP: Don't be intimidated to try new<br />

cheeses and have fun while making<br />

your board. Include items you love and<br />

get creative by using fresh flowers or<br />

garnishes like rosemary or sage!<br />

Delicious Delights by The Dancer’s Pantry in Gold River creates thoughtfully<br />

curated and artistically designed dairy and plant-based cheese grazing experiences.<br />

Their boxes, boards, and grazing tables are filled with artisanal cheeses, crackers,<br />

jams, homemade spreads, pickles, nuts, and seasonal fruit and veg. Their medium harvest<br />

board (feeds 8-12) is particularly delightful, with custom-made pumpkin hummus<br />

and beets pickled in brown sugar, rosemary, and apple cider. thedancerspantry.com<br />

PRO TIP: Add texture. We eat with our eyes first. A variety of colors and flavors makes any<br />

board look appetizing and taste amazing.<br />

Charcutebrie in Roseville curbs those cheese cravings with deli boxes and platters<br />

that can even be custom-made. Their grand deli platter serves 8 and boasts<br />

delectable artisan cheeses, freshly cut meats, fruits, olives, nuts, honey, and a specialty<br />

jam, all served on a sustainable bamboo platter. charcutebrie.com<br />

PRO TIP: Always experiment. Combine types of cheeses that you like or haven’t tried<br />

before with prosciutto, salami, or jámon. Add dried fruits, nuts, different types of<br />

crackers, and bread. Don’t forget a nice jam and honey. When setting up your board,<br />

start with the biggest items to the smallest.<br />

Photos courtesy of their respective companies or organizations.<br />

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Divine Charcuterie in El Dorado Hills<br />

masterfully makes boards and boxes for every<br />

occasion, from date nights to weddings. Every<br />

board is bright and bold with intentionally<br />

paired flavors. Their popular medium board<br />

is perfect for 6-8 and flaunts four different<br />

cheeses, three cured meats, and an exciting<br />

variety of fruits, spreads, sweets, and crackers.<br />

divinecharcuterie.com<br />

PRO TIP: Choose flavors that pair well together<br />

like brie and fig jam, salami and gouda, or goat<br />

cheese and honey.<br />

Cellar Door Platters in Sacramento is a<br />

long-time cheesemonger who knows their<br />

stuff. Their assortment of platter boxes and<br />

grazing tables come with rotating cheeses,<br />

signature salami roses, local honey, and<br />

seasonal accoutrements. Best part? They also<br />

offer tasting and pairing notes for their platter<br />

boxes, which have been a favorite during the<br />

pandemic. cellardoorplatters.com<br />

PRO TIP: Have variety and have fun! Cheese is<br />

fun food; it doesn't have to be so serious. Mix up<br />

types and textures of cheese—cow, goat, sheep's<br />

milk, soft, firm, and everything in between.<br />

Photos courtesy of their respective companies or organizations.<br />

The Grazing Grouse in Placerville creates platters, boxes, and lush grazing tables that artfully<br />

combine food and floristry, resulting in a decadent spread that’s a feast for the senses. Brimming with<br />

fresh-smoked salmon, honey-crusted oranges, stuffed brie, compote, local chocolate, and California<br />

cheeses and olives, these spreads definitely impress. thegrazinggrouse.com<br />

PRO TIP: Choose your favorites, then pick a wild card—something you’ve never tried before. <strong>Style</strong> tables<br />

and boards by starting out with focal food placement. What do you want to stand out the most? Cluster<br />

those foods together for the most visible impact.<br />

Sierra Charcuterie Co. in El Dorado Hills delivers a farm-to-fork experience by highlighting<br />

locally sourced cheeses, cured meats, olives, nuts, and honey in their tablescapes, platters, boxes,<br />

and appetizer cones and cups. Their innovative seasonal medium board incorporates local, fresh,<br />

and dried fruit; crudites; and unique accoutrements bursting with freshness and flavor. sierracharcuterie-co.business.site<br />

PRO TIP: There are no rules! Explore cheeses in hard, semi-hard, and soft varieties. Shop local<br />

farmers’ markets for seasonal pairings like fruits, crudites, nuts, honey, and olives, and finish off<br />

with fresh breads.<br />

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Award-winning, locally sourced food and drink abound in our<br />

region. Whether wine tasting amid picture-perfect vineyard views,<br />

sipping high-quality craft brews at a family-friendly brewery,<br />

indulging in pub grub, or savoring a multi-course meal, there's<br />

something for everyone. When you visit the places that follow, make<br />

sure to tell them you saw their profile in STYLE!<br />

Come See Us!<br />

Mon./Wed./Thurs.: 7:30am-2pm<br />

Closed Tuesdays<br />

Fri.-Sun.: 7:30am-4pm<br />

We’re focused<br />

on small<br />

batch artisan<br />

roasted Specialty<br />

Coffee, along with<br />

organic gluten free and<br />

vegan baked goods<br />

baked fresh daily and<br />

locally made organic bagels. We are<br />

proud to say all of what we do is made in<br />

house, local, or organic. We also feature<br />

local wines, and craft brews on tap and<br />

by the bottle available for grab and go—<br />

come visit us at Totem soon!<br />

312 Main St., Ste. 104 | Placerville |<br />

530-903-3280 | totemcoffeeroasters.com<br />

Wise Villa<br />

Winery is the<br />

only winery<br />

in Placer County to<br />

feature a full dining<br />

experience complete with<br />

a Tuscan-style restaurant,<br />

professional waitstaff<br />

& culinary team. Using<br />

only the highest quality<br />

ingredients that are<br />

sourced locally to craft<br />

elegant, gourmet meals,<br />

our esteemed Chef Marc<br />

brings a decadent, vibrant<br />

flair to each gourmet<br />

dish served at Wise Villa.<br />

Marc is widely known in<br />

the Sacramento area as<br />

a culinary master and<br />

crafts cuisine which pairs<br />

perfectly with the Award-<br />

Winning and Certified<br />

Sustainable wines of Wise<br />

Villa Winery.<br />

4200 Wise Rd. | Lincoln<br />

916-543-0323<br />

www.wisevillawinery.com<br />

DarkHeart Brewing is nestled<br />

on Auburn Blvd on the<br />

old Route 40. This Pirate<br />

themed Brewery is known for fun<br />

and great European and American<br />

style beers. This hidden gem is a diamond in the rough located<br />

in the back of an auto repair complex. DarkHeart Brewing is<br />

know for their 20 taps of malt forward classically styled beers<br />

and a 8 flavor Seltzer Bar. DarkHeart Brewing offers indoor<br />

seating as well as a dog run and huge Bier Garten. Twice per<br />

month they offer live music with some of the hottest acts... Mug<br />

Club Members never pay a cover charge. Come try something<br />

decidedly different.<br />

Dark Heart Brewing<br />

4339 Auburn Blvd., #B | Sacramento | 916-333-1192<br />

DarkHeartbrewing.com |<br />

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Award winning Executive Chef and owner<br />

Michael Liu brings over 18 years of sushi<br />

bar and restaurant expertise to Hisui Sushi.<br />

With the skill of a master swordsman, Chef Liu<br />

unites traditional Japanese cuisine with unique<br />

and contemporary offerings by bringing you tasty<br />

ingredients from the ocean and land to your plate.<br />

Seeking something different for your lunchtime<br />

options? Please come Tuesday thru Sunday<br />

between 11am-2pm and enjoy our All You Can Eat<br />

(AYCE) menu. It has proven an unmatched offering<br />

enthusiastically received by our customers discerning<br />

palates. We also offer traditional lunch and dinner<br />

cuisine crafted and delivered with a contemporary<br />

and creative flair you will find nowhere else.<br />

Tempura, teriyaki, sashimi, nigiri, hand and plated<br />

rolls, and sushi tapas are all made fresh for on site<br />

dining or takeout! Sit at the sushi bar or in the main<br />

dining area. Vividly flavored, brilliantly executed food<br />

with a health conscious approach using only the<br />

freshest ingredients available.<br />

A dining experience worth traveling for.<br />

Hisui Sushi<br />

25004 Blue Ravine Rd., #107 | Folsom<br />

916-985-7778 | hisuisushi.com<br />

Voted Best Overall<br />

Restaurant seven years<br />

in a row, a Best Outdoor<br />

Dining, a Best Bar, and Best<br />

Waitpersons Jake Brekke and<br />

Tyrel Blankenship! The Independent Restaurant and<br />

Bar offers a refreshing place for gatherings of family<br />

and friends in the Emerald Street Building on upper<br />

Main Street in Placerville. Come and enjoy the modern<br />

rustic setting including comfortable indoor dining and<br />

a convivial bar. In addition, extensive outdoor dining is<br />

available on their private garden patios.<br />

Now in their tenth year, the Independent remains<br />

focused on its American fusion menu prepared with<br />

the freshest ingredients. The full bar is top tier with<br />

innovative creations featuring fresh-squeezed juices,<br />

infused liquors, and signature cocktails mixed by their<br />

friendly and professional staff.<br />

Operating as a “scratch kitchen” the work begins early<br />

at The Independent, where meats, cheeses, and fresh<br />

delivered produce are all prepared daily for lunch<br />

and dinner service. Creative weekend specials are a<br />

hallmark of the Independent and savvy patrons know<br />

they sell out quickly. Call and speak to the friendly<br />

staff for information and reservations or follow the<br />

Independent on Facebook to see current weekend<br />

specials. The Independent serves lunch and dinner 5<br />

days/week. Also check out their Sous Vide Prime Rib<br />

on Sunday nights! Take-out orders and reservations<br />

can be made through their website.<br />

The Independent Restaurant and Bar<br />

629 Main Street | Placerville | 530-344-7645<br />

independentplacerville.com |<br />

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We love you NorCal! Big Sexy Brewing<br />

is an award-winning Sacramento<br />

craft brewery, located in an awesome<br />

warehouse group in South East Sacramento,<br />

offering high quality craft beer anyone can enjoy.<br />

OUR PROMISE TO YOU: Always deliver the highest<br />

quality, freshest, and most consistent craft beers<br />

available on the market.<br />

OUR PROMISE TO OURSELVES: Be bold, brave, and<br />

to treat our fans and each other with unyielding<br />

integrity.<br />


whenever possible through charity and outreach<br />

programs that encompass volunteerism and<br />

giving. All of us at Big Sexy Brewing strive to make<br />

a positive impact on our industry and community.<br />

Covid take out hours Wed-Fri 2-6 pm and Sat 12-5<br />

pm. Brewery direct deliveries 6 days a week!<br />

Open Wed-Thur from 2-7pm; Fri 1-8pm (live music),<br />

Sat 1-6pm (live music). Offering brewery to door<br />

delivery in Sac and Placer county select areas.<br />

Big Sexy Brewing Company<br />

5861 88th St., Ste. 800 | Sacramento<br />

833-310-4777 | bigsexybrewing.com<br />


16 YEARS IN A ROW!<br />

Visconti’s is a family owned full service<br />

restaurant in Folsom where we do our<br />

best to make you feel at home each time<br />

you come to visit. Our recipes come from past<br />

generations of our family in Southern Italy, from<br />

the regions of Calabria and Sicily. We are proud to<br />

use only the freshest ingredients, imported meat,<br />

cheese and wine. When you dine with our family<br />

you feel at home where the flavors are savory, the<br />

atmosphere is filled with love, and the ambiance is<br />

old world traditional Italian life.<br />

If you are wondering where to eat, we welcome<br />

parties of any size no matter what the occasion!<br />

We are a family friendly restaurant that is a perfect<br />

place to celebrate anniversaries, weddings, and<br />

birthdays. We can also host business meetings and<br />

private parties. Open Tuesday through Saturday for<br />

lunch and dinner, and Sundays for dinner only. We<br />

are so proud of our rich traditions and history and<br />

that pride goes into every dish we serve.<br />

Thanks also for making Visconti’s Restaurant<br />

Folsom’s Favorite Italian Restaurant for 16 years in<br />

a row!<br />

Visconti’s Ristorante<br />

2700 East Bidwell St., Ste. 700 | Folsom<br />

916-983-5181 | viscontisristorante.com<br />

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We are OPEN! Watch the days and<br />

evenings go by on Historic Main<br />

Street Sutter Creek while enjoying<br />

Chef Jason Clevenger’s culinary creations and<br />

Hotel Sutter’s signature cocktails at one of our<br />

street-side tables, on our cozy balcony, or on our<br />

back lot patio with live music on the weekends.<br />

Now featuring our new "Sutter Smokehouse" menu offering St.<br />

Louis ribs and Chimichurri TriTip! With 21 charming rooms, a<br />

beautiful banquet room, a restaurant and two bars, Hotel Sutter<br />

is Northern California's number one destination wedding venue!<br />

Thurs., Sun., Mon., 11:30am-7pm / Fri. and Sat., 11:30am-8pm<br />

Hotel Sutter<br />

53 Main Street | Sutter Creek | 209-267-0242<br />

www.hotelsutter.com |<br />

Family owned, Nixtaco is a qualityfocused<br />

retail specialty taquería —<br />

call it a "Mexican Kitchen." Nixtaco<br />

is committed to sourcing and using<br />

the finest ingredients while preserving<br />

traditional techniques.<br />

We're proud to have started this venture in the Sacramento<br />

region, California's capital, where lingo like "farm to fork," local,<br />

sustainable, and organic have become so mainstream they<br />

convey nothing new. We do what we do, not because it's a fad<br />

and everybody's on the bandwagon, but because it's the right<br />

way and we believe in it. We hope you enjoy them and support<br />

true, "Farm to Tacos."<br />

Nixtaco<br />

1805 Cirby Way #12 | Roseville | 916-771-4165 | Nixta.co |<br />

Jarunee Fleming<br />

Co-Owner & Head Chef<br />

Thai Paradise serves healthy, delicious and<br />

authentic Thai food. Thai Paradise is open for<br />

indoor and outdoor dining when allowed in<br />

both cities, delivery by 4 companies, and easy online<br />

ordering for take-out.<br />

What makes Thai Paradise food so healthy is that<br />

we cook with health promoting and expensive rice<br />

bran oil like they do in Thailand. Thai Paradise also<br />

uses local farm-to-fork ingredients, fresh vegetables<br />

and meats purchased daily, plus ingredients used<br />

in Traditional and Ayurvedic medicine. Our fresh<br />

ingredients are full of healthy antioxidants and<br />

nutritionals that taste great. Some of our ingredients<br />

help with inflammation; lowering bad and promoting<br />

good cholesterol; boosting immunity and fighting<br />

aging; plus helping with: digestion, arthritis, the<br />

heart, ulcers and more. Healthy dishes, like Pad Thai,<br />

Tom Yum, Papaya Salad, Red, Green and Yellow<br />

Curry, and Spring Rolls are on the list of Thai foods<br />

recommended by Registered Dieticians.<br />

Jarunee Fleming, Co-Owner and Head Chef says: “I<br />

make my food to make people happy.”<br />

Thai Paradise | Folsom | 916-984-8988<br />

2770 E. Bidwell St. | ThaiParadiseFolsom.com<br />

Thai Paradise EDH | El Dorado Hills | 916-939-0389<br />

4361 Town Center Blvd. | ThaiParadiseEDH.com<br />

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Kehret Vineyards pairs wines of<br />

the world with a spectacular view<br />

harmonizing your senses of taste<br />

and sight. From the moment you round<br />

the corner at the top of Mount Aukum you<br />

will be delighted by the stunning views.<br />

The mountainside vineyard provides a<br />

marvelous location to experience great<br />

wine and to enjoy life.<br />

Kehret Vineyards specializes in bold world varietals. Experience<br />

the Fair Play AVA with stunning views that sweep from the<br />

Sierra to the Coastal Range.<br />

Bring a picnic and indulge your senses.<br />

Now hosting small to medium weddings, special events and<br />

corporate team meetings.<br />

Kehret Vineyards<br />

6781 Tower Rd. | Somerset | 209-245-3757 | kehretvineyards.com<br />

Combining the flavors<br />

of France and the<br />

Mediterranean regions<br />

with an emphasis on quality,<br />

fresh seasonal and locally-grown<br />

ingredients. The perfect location<br />

for private dining, special events, wedding celebrations and<br />

corporate dinners/presentations.<br />

Lunch: T-F 11:30am - 2:30pm<br />

Sat Brunch: 10:30am - 2:30pm<br />

Dinner: T-Th 4pm - 9pm; F-Sat 4pm - 10pm<br />

Happy Hour: T-Sat 4pm - 7pm<br />

La Provence Restaurant & Terrace<br />

110 Diamond Creek Place | Roseville | 916-789-2002<br />

www.laprovenceroseville.com |<br />

We here at Papa Gianni’s<br />

appreciate your business,<br />

and are so grateful for the<br />

trust you’ve placed in us, our staff and<br />

our food. Your support means the<br />

world to us and we are so grateful for<br />

the pleasure of serving you for three<br />

decades! Thank you for your never ending loyalty and support.<br />

Featuring a wide range of traditional pasta dishes as well as<br />

custom signature entrées, Papa Gianni’s has all the ingredients<br />

needed to help celebrate a special occasion or enjoy a casual<br />

family night out. Family-style options are available for take out.<br />

Papa Gianni's Ristorante<br />

3450 Palmer Dr., Ste. 1 | Cameron Park<br />

530-672-2333 | papagiannis.net |<br />

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Come on by and visit us at<br />

our new location! We have<br />

expanded our menu and<br />

some of your favorite specials will<br />

be available all the time such as Liah<br />

Liah Jambalaya, Crabby Cakes, and<br />

our fancy tater chips. We will continue to serve Folsom’s best<br />

burger and our almost famous New England lobster roll. That<br />

Dam Place is THE place for felonious flavors and gatherings<br />

of family and friends. We have a beautiful and spacious pet<br />

friendly patio and we think it is way past time for you to join us<br />

again; or come on by and meet us for the first time! We’re dam<br />

happy to see you!<br />

The Dam Place<br />

1013 Riley Street, Ste 100 | Folsom | 916-790-8182<br />

ThatDamPlace.com |<br />

The Home of the Indian Chicken Wing<br />

Experience, serving organic and halal<br />

wings in exotic Indian flavors like Butter<br />

Chicken, Chicken Tikka Masala, Punjabi BBQ,<br />

Mumbai Spice, and Delhi Spice, along with<br />

traditional flavors. Vegetarian wings option available.<br />

Our sides include fresh cut French Fries (prepared daily), Crisp<br />

Veggies, and Indian Samosas.<br />

We also offer Mahal Chai Latte (Indian spiced tea), Mahal Cafe<br />

Latte (Indian spiced coffee). For our alcoholic beverages, we<br />

offer Indian beers (Taj Mahal, Frontier), along with a variety of<br />

American beers. Our soda selection includes Indian soda (Thums<br />

Up, Limca), along with the regular sodas.<br />

Wing Mahal<br />

1115 E Bidwell St. Unit 124 | Folsom | 916-984-2000 | WingMahal.com |<br />

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The story of Rancho Victoria Vineyard began<br />

in 1854 in one of the oldest communities in<br />

Amador County and the county’s first gold<br />

discovery site.<br />

Today, cattle still graze the rolling hills while our 120<br />

acre vineyard is the focal part of the property.<br />

Our tasting room honors the estate’s rich history<br />

in a blend of rustic warmth and country elegance.<br />

Rancho Victoria Vineyard attracts visitors from<br />

all over the world with a combination of amazing<br />

wine, live entertainment and one of the most<br />

unique venues in the region.<br />

Take a step back in time, sip and unwind at our<br />

spectacular tasting room bar, or relax outside<br />

surrounded by exquisite stone laced patios<br />

coupled with a striking Amador Wine Country<br />

backdrop.<br />

Open seven days a week.<br />

Rancho Victoria Vineyard<br />

16920 Greilich Road | Plymouth<br />

209-600-2557 | ranchovictoriavineyard.com<br />

John and Cindy Sweigart are thrilled to<br />

acquire Perry Creek Winery and to grow<br />

from the legacy it has established in the<br />

wine industry. They bring fresh eyes to the winery<br />

and are focused on supporting their wine club<br />

members, industry partners and family of talented<br />

employees.<br />

Located in the quaint community of Fair Play, Perry<br />

Creek Winery is known for its gracious hospitality,<br />

handcrafted wines, picnic area and live summer<br />

entertainment.<br />

Tastings are offered daily at the charming winery,<br />

but to really enjoy the surroundings, pack a<br />

picnic and relax in our park. We are the home of<br />

the legendary Zinman Zinfandel, Cobra and the<br />

Altitude: 2401 Reserve Series.<br />

Visit the winery and enjoy the fruits of our labor.<br />

Open seven days a week.<br />

Perry Creek Winery<br />

7400 Perry Creek Road | Fair Play<br />

530-620-5175 | perrycreek.com<br />

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| eat & drink |<br />





Bambu Garden<br />

1090 Pleasant Grove Boulevard,<br />

Suite 100, Roseville, 916-886-6833,<br />

bambugardenroseville.com<br />

ORDER THIS: Honey Walnut<br />

Chicken<br />

Iron Horse<br />

Tavern<br />

460 Palladio<br />

Parkway,<br />

Folsom, 916-618-<br />

4322; 1800 15th<br />

Street, Suite B,<br />

Sacramento,<br />

916-448-4488, ironhorsetavern.net<br />

ORDER THIS: Brandy Fried<br />

Chicken Nuggets<br />

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar<br />

238 Gibson Drive, Building 6,<br />

Roseville, 916- 727-6321; 300 Palladio<br />

Parkway, Folsom, 916-378-4660,<br />

lazydogrestaurants.com<br />

ORDER THIS: Fried Chicken<br />

Dinner<br />

Rock-N-Fire<br />

1010 Riley Street, Suite 4, Folsom, 916-<br />

673-9474, rocknfirerestaurants.com<br />

ORDER THIS: Southern Fried<br />

Chicken Salad<br />

T4 Folsom<br />

2690 East Bidwell Street, Suite 600,<br />

Folsom, 916-670-9168, t4folsom.com<br />

ORDER THIS: Popcorn Chicken<br />

Mom & Pop Chicken Shop // Do you ever find yourself craving the crunchy, carnivorous<br />

comfort of fried chicken but don’t want to drive through the commercialized KFC? I do. Truth be told, I’ve been<br />

on somewhat of a fried chicken sandwich mission as of late and finally found the perfect place to satiate<br />

those cravings: Mom & Pop Chicken Shop in the El Dorado Hills Town Center. I popped in on a late Sunday<br />

afternoon expecting the shop to be a little less busy, but to the contrary, folks were lined up for nuggets,<br />

sandwiches, and wings like meat bees at a picnic. Owner Nick Dedier (the guy riding the chicken on their<br />

window) shared with me that they’ve “sold 66,000 nuggets since opening in mid-November.” By the time this<br />

article comes out, those numbers could double. All of their chicken is brined, hand-cut, and breaded and<br />

fried to order—ensuring your meal is as fresh as possible. Early in the shop’s first few weeks of operation,<br />

they ran out of brined chicken pieces; Nick closed for the rest of the day. “I could have served unbrined<br />

chicken, but that’s not how I want you to try our food,” he told me. Now that’s quality control. The “Back<br />

to Basics” Chicken Sandwich was everything I’d been craving (including some delicious house-made<br />

spicy pickles), and the CHXSHP Nuggets were meaty and massive. Try some of their other offerings, too,<br />

like the fries, burgers, salads, chowder bread bowls, and donuts. 4355 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 114,<br />

El Dorado Hills, 916-673-9563, chxshp.com, @chxshp—Lorn Randall<br />

Main Street Tap House<br />

209 Main Street, Placerville, 530-330-<br />

4648, taphouseonmainstreet.com<br />

ORDER THIS: Buttermilk Fried<br />

Chicken Sandwich<br />

Q1227<br />

Restaurant<br />

1465 Eureka<br />

Road, Suite<br />

100, Roseville,<br />

916-899-5146,<br />

q1227restaurant.<br />

com<br />

ORDER THIS: Southern Fried<br />

Chicken<br />

Mom & Pop Chicken Shop<br />

photo by Dante Fontana. Q1227<br />

Restaurant photo by Taylor<br />

Gillespie. Iron Horse Tavern photo<br />

courtesy of Iron Horse Tavern.<br />

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| eat & drink | Sip on This<br />

Beer for Breakfast<br />

Perfect Blend<br />

ABV: 6.5%<br />

BREWED BY: King Cong<br />

Brewery, 1709 Del Paso<br />

Boulevard, Sacramento, 916-<br />

514-8041, kingcongbrewing.<br />

com<br />

TASTING NOTES: A myriad<br />

of roasted malts create the<br />

body and flavor of this porter<br />

that boasts a chocolaty flavor<br />

with fruity notes. Naked<br />

Coffee—curated singleorigin<br />

organic java roasted<br />

in Sacramento—was added<br />

after the boil of the brewing<br />

process and fermentation to<br />

create a rich coffee flavor that<br />

shines through in every sip.<br />


Quality coffee and craft beer are all the buzz, so it only seems natural to<br />

combine them. The offerings that follow pack a caffeinated, boozy punch,<br />

ensuring good flavors and good times.<br />

What’s Up Mr.<br />

Cheezle!<br />

ABV: 14%<br />

BREWED BY: Slice Beer Co.,<br />

665 6th Street, Lincoln, 916-<br />

408-6889, slicebeer.com<br />


decadent pastry stout—made<br />

in collaboration with Bottle<br />

Logic Brewing in Anaheim—<br />

boasts an array of specialty<br />

malts, whole Madagascar<br />

and Tahitian vanilla beans,<br />

and vanilla-flavored java from<br />

Klatch Coffee. Expect flavors<br />

and aromas of brownie batter,<br />

chocolate fudge, fresh-roasted<br />

espresso, and vanilla sorbet.<br />

—by Megan Wiskus<br />

Foam Walker<br />

Beer was known as the breakfast drink in England prior to<br />

the early 1800s. Why? Water was usually contaminated, and<br />

coffee, tea, and hot cocoa weren’t widely available; plus,<br />

beer delivered the carbs needed to power through the day.<br />

Source: Chowhound<br />

5 Best Coffee Brews<br />

ABV: 8%<br />

BREWED BY: Moonraker<br />

Brewing, 12970 Earhart<br />

Avenue, Auburn, 530-745-6816,<br />

moonrakerbrewing.com<br />

TASTING NOTES: Frothy, dark,<br />

and silky, this nitro coffee<br />

stout boasts a British-style<br />

base of dark malts with a<br />

special Moonraker blend of<br />

fresh-roasted Valient Coffee.<br />

The addition of vanilla beans,<br />

sea salt, and a dose of nitro<br />

changes the beer into a salted,<br />

foamy cold brew that can be<br />

enjoyed year-round.<br />

French Press<br />

ABV: 6%<br />

BREWED BY: Hillenbrand<br />

Farmhaus Brewery,<br />

5100 Virginiatown Road,<br />

Newcastle, 818-714-0078,<br />

hillenbrandbrewery.com<br />

THIS<br />






chocolatefishcoffee.<br />

com<br />

TASTING NOTES: Made with<br />

Finca La Merced Guatemala<br />

beans from local favorite<br />

Chocolate Fish Coffee<br />

Roasters, this dark, malty<br />

beer boasts a smooth, creamy<br />

mouthfeel accentuated with<br />

a luxurious coffee aroma<br />

and finish. Lower in alcohol<br />

compared to other coffeeinfused<br />

beers, it’s a prime pick<br />

for lovers of lighterbodied<br />

but fullflavored<br />

ales.<br />

Cold-Steeped<br />

Jamaican Blue<br />

Mountain<br />

ABV: 11%<br />

BREWED BY: Moksa Brewing,<br />

5860 Pacific Street, Rocklin,<br />

916-824-1366, moksabrewing.<br />

com<br />

TASTING NOTES: For this<br />

cold-steeped series, Moska’s<br />

brewers took an imperial<br />

stout and matched it with a<br />

single-origin coffee roasted by<br />

San Diego's Mostra Coffee,<br />

which was awarded the title<br />

of “2020 Micro-Roaster of the<br />

Year” by Roast <strong>Magazine</strong>.<br />

For this iteration, they also<br />

introduced some incredibly<br />

rare Jamaican Blue<br />

Mountain Coffee from Mavis<br />

Bank in Jamaica. The result<br />

is a beer with rich, complex<br />

cacao flavors and aromas that<br />

linger on the palate.<br />

Mug of beer illustration ©~ Bitter ~ - stock.adobe.com. Slice Beer Co. photo by Anna Wick of Anna Wick Photo. Other beer photos courtesy of their respective companies or organizations.<br />

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FRENCH<br />

All of us at Relish would like to thank<br />

our loyal clientele for supporting<br />

us during these tough times. We<br />

couldn't have done it without you.<br />

Consistently voted best patio dining,<br />

we invite you to visit us to enjoy<br />

our inviting patio with full bar. At<br />

Relish we offer excellent quality and<br />

enjoyable food.<br />

Relish Burger Bar<br />

1000 White Rock Rd<br />

El Dorado Hills<br />

916-933-3111<br />

relishburgerbar.com<br />

Combining the flavors of France<br />

and the Mediterranean regions with<br />

an emphasis on quality, seasonal,<br />

and fresh locally grown ingredients.<br />

The perfect location for private<br />

dining, special events, wedding<br />

celebrations, and corporate dinners/<br />

presentations. Voted Best Overall<br />

Restaurant 2020 in the Roseville<br />

Granite Bay Rocklin area.<br />

La Provence Restaurant<br />

& Terrace<br />

110 Diamond Creek Place<br />

Roseville<br />

916-789-2002<br />

laprovenceroseville.com<br />



italian cuisine<br />

The Independent presents an<br />

outstanding American fusion menu<br />

and a top-tier full bar. The scratch<br />

kitchen uses only the freshest, finest<br />

ingredients creating exceptional grill<br />

and seafood entrées. The bar prides<br />

itself on artisanal cocktails, freshsqueezed<br />

juices, and house-made<br />

mixers. Beautiful outdoor patio!<br />

The Independent<br />

Restaurant and Bar<br />

629 Main Street, Placerville<br />

530-344-7645<br />

independentplacerville.com<br />

A restaurant dedicated to bringing the<br />

flavors of Tuscany to our dining room.<br />

Named after the Italian hometown of<br />

2 of our founding partners, we offer<br />

traditional cuisine of the Tuscany region,<br />

as well as other recipes popular all over<br />

Italy – simple dishes made to order with<br />

the freshest of ingredients, and always<br />

created and served with pride.<br />

Vaiano Trattoria<br />

7160 Douglas Blvd.<br />

Granite Bay<br />

916-780-0888<br />

vaianotrattoria.com<br />



Icing on the Cupcake offers a wide<br />

variety of cupcake flavors, including<br />

gluten-free and vegan options that are<br />

available every day at our three retail<br />

locations. We also offer other sweet<br />

treats, baked fresh daily including<br />

brownies, pies, and cookie sandwiches<br />

using the finest quality ingredients.<br />

Icing on the Cupcake<br />

3 locations to serve you<br />

Rocklin. Folsom Palladio. Sacramento<br />

916-303-4333<br />

icingonthecupcake.com<br />

A Family of Candy Makers since 1963.<br />

With three generations of candy<br />

makers, Snooks continues the tradition<br />

of producing the finest freshly<br />

made confections in Historic Folsom.<br />

Thank you Folsom for your support.<br />

Come Visit Us or Shop Online!<br />

Snooks Candies<br />

and Chocolate Factory<br />

731 Sutter Street, Historic Folsom<br />

916-985-0620<br />

snookscandies.com<br />

PIZZA<br />


We’re open for carryout and delivery,<br />

7 days a week from 11-8. Along with<br />

our full menu, we also have beer,<br />

wine, and specialty cocktails. We<br />

appreciate your support!<br />

Order now at wallyspizzabar.com<br />

Wally's Pizza Bar<br />

4079 Cameron Park Drive<br />

Cameron Park<br />

530-677-5205<br />

wallyspizzabar.com<br />

Best Italian Restaurant in El Dorado<br />

County- voted #1 for eleven straight<br />

years! Our old world family recipes<br />

are sure to delight. We invite you to<br />

enjoy an Italian family style feast or a<br />

romantic night out at Papa Gianni’s...<br />

your destination for an authentic<br />

Italian meal. Buon Appetito!<br />

Papa Gianni's Ristorante<br />

3450 Palmer Dr., Suite 1<br />

Cameron Park<br />

530-672-2333<br />

papagiannis.net<br />

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| eat & drink |<br />

Restaurant Guide<br />

Featuring restaurants and eateries in Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Roseville, Rocklin, and beyond.<br />

= Outdoor Seating<br />

= Full Bar<br />

= Beer & Wine Only<br />

= Happy Hour<br />

M = Pick up a copy of <strong>Style</strong> here!<br />


36 Handles Public House<br />

1010 White Rock Rd., Ste. 100, 916-941-3606.<br />

American. Grab a cold beer from any of their 36<br />

rotating taps while digging in to delicious American<br />

gastropub food. Attend one of their many events or<br />

join their Mug Club and get a custom, oversized mug<br />

and special deals. L/D $$<br />

Bamiyan<br />

1121 White Rock Rd., 916-941-8787. Afghan. Since 2003,<br />

Bamiyan has been serving delicious Afghan cuisine,<br />

including ashak, mantoo, and bolani. Vegan options.<br />

Closed Sunday. L/D $$<br />

BLVD 41<br />

4364 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 134, 916-235-2337. Pizza.<br />

Craft your own experience with custom-made pizzas,<br />

signature salads, and 41 craft beers and wines on tap.<br />

Assigned wristbands allow the suds—and good times—<br />

to flow freely inside or out. L/D | $$<br />

Folsom Palace<br />

3941 Park Dr., Ste 10, 916-936-0808. Asian Fusion.<br />

Food prepared the healthy way, using only natural and<br />

fresh ingredients with low sodium, less oil and no MSG.<br />

Daily Lunch Specials. L/D $$<br />

Milestone Restaurant<br />

4359 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 116, El Dorado Hills,<br />

916-934-0790, American. Seasonal food, wine, beer, and<br />

cocktails await at this contemporary, hip space with<br />

an outdoor patio. They offer open-face sandwiches,<br />

cheese & deli plates, and other delicious New American<br />

offerings. L/D/ $$<br />

Relish Burger Bar<br />

1000 White Rock Rd., 916-933-3111. American. Stop by<br />

to enjoy delicious-tasting burgers, salads, loaded<br />

nachos, beer-battered onion rings, and more at one of<br />

El Dorado Hills’ finest burger joints. Spacious patio and<br />

weekly events. L/D $$<br />

Selland’s Market Café<br />

4370 Town Center Blvd., 916-932-5025. Café/<br />

Bakery. Seasonal, healthy, and house-made<br />

menu items including eclectic sandwiches and<br />

hearty entrées and sides, leafy green salads,<br />

pizzas, and delectable desserts. Sunday brunch.<br />

L/D $$<br />

Sienna Restaurant<br />

3909 Park Dr., 916-941-9694. American. This<br />

award-winning restaurant’s specialties include<br />

wood-fired pizzas, fresh fish, hand-cut steaks,<br />

and a large selection of appetizers. Friday lunch<br />

and Sunday brunch. D $$<br />

Sky Sushi<br />

3907 Park Dr., 916-941-6311. Japanese. Since 2005,<br />

Sky Sushi has been serving fresh and tasty rolls at<br />

reasonable prices. Located in La Borgata, it offers<br />

stylish environs and artistically presented plates.<br />

L/D $$<br />

Thai Paradise EDH<br />

4361 Town Center Blvd., 916-939-0389. Thai. Second<br />

location for Thai Paradise of Folsom voted “Best Thai<br />

Restaurant” for the past 11 years. Serving authentic,<br />

delicious and healthy Thai food. Menu includes the<br />

best dishes from Folsom plus specials. L/D $$<br />

Umi Sushi<br />

1121 White Rock Rd., Ste. 105, 916-586-9444. Japanese. The<br />

super fresh fish and pretty presentation will please<br />

both your appetite and eyes. A non-sushi menu (like<br />

delicious bento boxes and udon) is offered as well.<br />

Closed Sunday. L/D $$<br />

Windplay Deli<br />

5003 Windplay Dr., Ste. 1, 916-933-9099. Deli. Located in<br />

EDH business park, Windplay Deli is a great lunch hour<br />

spot. Owner-operated, they strive to create sandwiches<br />

to your preference by accommodating all palates.<br />

Closed weekends. B/L $<br />

FOLSOM<br />

Bacchus House Wine Bar & Bistro<br />

1004 East Bidwell St., Ste. 100, 916-984-7500. New<br />

American. One of Folsom’s most praiseworthy<br />

eateries—thanks to extensive wine offerings and<br />

seasonal, globally influenced dishes that utilize fresh<br />

fare from local farms. Closed Monday. L/D $$<br />

Chicago Fire<br />

310 Palladio Pkwy., Ste. 701, 916-984-0140. Pizza.<br />

Offering a variety of menu items inspired by the<br />

Windy City, from meaty Italian beef sandwiches and a<br />

“Chicago Dog” to the deepest and cheesiest pizza in<br />

town. L/D $$<br />

Ciro’s Pizza Café<br />

241 Blue Ravine Rd., Folsom, 916-983-5757. Pizza.<br />

Hand-tossed pizzas crafted using dough made<br />

in-house every day and fresh, local veggies and<br />

ingredients. Lunch buffet. L/D $$<br />

Coffee Republic<br />

6610 Folsom-Auburn Rd., Folsom, 916-987-8001.<br />

Café/Bakery. Cozy brick-and-wood café offering<br />

a variety of sandwiches, salads, and sweet teas,<br />

in addition to extensive coffee beverages. Vegan<br />

options. B/L/D $$<br />

Corner Tavern & Grill<br />

700 Glenn Dr., Ste. 170, Folsom, 916-467-7800. American.<br />

Pizza. Sports Bar. Everyone knows your name at this<br />

gastro tavern that serves elegant, East Coast-inspired<br />

comfort food, including burgers, salads, sandwiches,<br />

soups, pastas, pizza, and more. Vegan options. Daily<br />

specials. Weekend brunch. L/D $$<br />

Curry Bowl<br />

1870 Prairie City Rd. Ste. 500, Folsom, 916-467-7675.<br />

Indian. Serving North and South Indian Cuisine along<br />

with a daily lunch buffet comprising multiple mains,<br />

sides, and desserts, Curry Bowl aims to please with it's<br />

authentic dishes that cater to vegetarians and nonvegetarians,<br />

alike. L/D $$<br />

Curry Club Indian Bistro<br />

196 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. 130, 916-353-0855. Indian.<br />

Dive into authentic Indian cuisine at this local favorite.<br />

Avail of their lunch buffet where you can sample<br />

multiple dishes for a fraction of the price. Regulars<br />

go gaga for their vindaloo, palak paneer, and butter<br />

chicken. L/D $$<br />

Dolan's Bar & Grill<br />

199 Blue Ravine Rd., 916-932-4750. Sports Bar. Irish.<br />

American. Sit back and relax at this laid-back sports<br />

pub that serves a fusion of traditional Irish fare and<br />

California classics with a kick, including Carnitas Mac<br />

'n Cheese, Bangin' Flatbread, and Shepherd's Pie.<br />

Entertainment includes Friday night karaoke, live music<br />

on Saturdays, darts, a pool table, six TVs, and a video<br />

wall. Sunday brunch. L/D $$<br />

Dos Coyotes<br />

13885 Folsom Blvd., Ste. 100, 916-351-9750.<br />

Mexican. Dos Coyotes offers an eclectic spin on<br />

Southwestern dishes at affordable prices and prides<br />

themselves on using fresh, local ingredients. Vegan<br />

options. L/D $<br />

Fat’s Asia Bistro<br />

2585 Iron Point Rd., 916-983-1133. Asian Fusion/<br />

Chinese/Seafood. Named the region’s favorite Asian<br />

restaurant for more than 10 years in a row, Fat’s<br />

specializes in handmade dim sum, banana cream pie<br />

(Frank Fat’s recipe), and other high-quality dishes.<br />

L/D $$<br />

FLB Entertainment Center<br />

511 East Bidwell St., 916-983-4411. American.<br />

Bowling, a casino, and sports bar are just part of the fun<br />

that awaits at FLB Entertainment Center. They also<br />

offer a full grill with veggie-packed salads and wraps,<br />

burgers, sandwiches, pizza, and breakfast items.<br />

Late-night dining. B/L/D $$<br />

Folsom Palace<br />

1169 Riley Street,916-983-8880. Asian Fusion. Food<br />

prepared the healthy way, using only natural and fresh<br />

ingredients with low sodium, less oil and no MSG. Daily<br />

Lunch Specials. L/D $$<br />

Folsom Tap House<br />

25005 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. 140., 916-292-5711.<br />

American. Choices abound at Folsom Tap House!<br />

Their extensive menu allows guests to choose from<br />

draft and bottled beers, and their food menu has<br />

options that’ll pair perfectly with whatever pint you<br />

pick. L/D $$<br />

Hacienda Del Rio<br />

702 Sutter St., Ste. M, 916-351-1800. Mexican. Since<br />

1979, Hacienda has been dishing up authentic<br />

Mexican favorites like Fajitas Del Rio and Chimi<br />

Especial, alongside chips, spicy green salsa, and<br />

handcrafted margaritas. Weekend brunch and<br />

spacious patio. L/D $$<br />

Hasu Teriyaki & Sushi<br />

25075 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. 120, 916-983-7777. Japanese.<br />

Enjoy the delicious food, friendly service, and cozy<br />

atmosphere at Hasu. The menu features a wide variety<br />

of traditional Japanese dishes guaranteed to please.<br />

Vegan options. Closed Tuesday. L/D $<br />

Hisui Sushi<br />

25004 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. 107, 916-985-7778.<br />

Japanese. Combining traditional Japanese cuisine with<br />

a creative and contemporary flair, Hisui focuses on<br />

serving food made using fresh, healthy ingredients.<br />

Closed Monday. L/D $$<br />

Iron Horse Tavern<br />

460 Palladio Pkwy., 916-618-4322. New American.<br />

Grab a seat on the spacious patio with TVs at this<br />

hip gastropub that serves up eclectic American fare,<br />

including a Mac & Cheese Bar, Brandy Fried Chicken<br />

Nuggets, and weekend brunch with Stuffed French<br />

Toast, a Breakfast Board, and bottomless mimosas.<br />

Their craft cocktails, myriad mocktails, and over 25<br />

beers can't be missed either. L/D $$<br />

Julian's Pâtisserie and Café<br />

6610 Folsom-Auburn Rd., Ste. 7, 916-936-4735.<br />

Bakery/Café. Julian's Pâtisserie is full of European treats,<br />

creative crêpes (both sweet and savory), and more—all<br />

of which are made from scratch with nothing but the<br />

finest ingredients. Closed Tuesday. B/L $<br />

Karen’s Bakery and Café<br />

705 Gold Lake Dr., Ste. 340, 916-985-2665. Bakery/<br />

Café. Bakery items here are based on European<br />

traditions and feature seasonal ingredients with a<br />

creative approach. The picturesque patio is perfect for<br />

catching up with friends over coffee or lunch. Closed<br />

Sunday. B/L $$<br />

Land Ocean New American Grill<br />

2720 East Bidwell St., 916-983-7000. New American.<br />

Land Ocean offers distinctive menus that include<br />

hand-cut steaks, wood-fired rotisserie, fresh seafood,<br />

and delectable desserts. Weekend brunch. L/D $$<br />

La Rosa Blanca<br />

402 Natoma St., 916-673-9085. Mexican. You’re part of<br />

the family at La Rosa Blanca. From fajitas and tostadas<br />

to tortas, soups, and salads, you can expect<br />

great-tasting food, generous portions, and a festive<br />

environment. L/D $<br />

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar<br />

300 Palladio Pkwy., Folsom, 916-378-4660. American.<br />

Enjoy a sizeable, seasonal menu full of eclectic,<br />

gastropub-style offerings that include salads, bowls,<br />

burgers, pastas, desserts, and even an impressive kids’<br />

menu. Weekend brunch. L/D $$<br />

Lotus 8<br />

199 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. 100. 916-351-9278. Chinese.<br />

This eatery serves authentic Chinese food with a<br />

modern twist, such as orange chicken that manages to<br />

be both saucy yet incredibly crispy at the same time.<br />

Lunch dishes come with soup and your choice of chow<br />

mein or fried rice. L/D $$<br />

Mas Taco Bar<br />

450 Palladio Pkwy., 916-597-2929. Mexican.<br />

From creative tacos that run the gamut from pork belly<br />

and duck confit, to Korean fried chicken and fried<br />

oysters, Mas' menu also features appetizers, bowls, and<br />

desserts. When it comes to wetting your whistle, the<br />

cocktail menu—all handmade with fresh ingredients—<br />

has you covered! The bar also boasts over 50 types of<br />

tequila. B/L/D $$<br />

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Mel's Diner<br />

13399 Folsom Blvd., 916-985-7337, American. Whether<br />

morning, noon, or night, step into yesteryear at this<br />

local diner that serves all-American family favorites like<br />

country fried steak, burgers, fried chicken, milkshakes,<br />

and more. B/L/D $$<br />

Mexquite<br />

25095 Blue Ravine Rd., 916-984-8607. Mexican.<br />

Mexquite provides mouthwatering Mexican cuisine,<br />

plus a lively interior and spacious, dog-friendly patio.<br />

Patrons particularly love their ceviche, margaritas, and<br />

carnitas. Weekend brunch. L/D $$<br />

Mezcalito Oaxacan Cuisine<br />

187 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. 160, 916-351-0900. Oaxacan.<br />

Savor authentic flavors from Oaxaca at this eatery<br />

known for their complex mole, tlayudas, and other<br />

flavor-filled plates, including plenty of vegetarian and<br />

seafood options. Don't forget to save room for dessert:<br />

The churros and mezcal ice cream are a fan favorite.<br />

L/D $$<br />

Mikuni<br />

185 Placerville Rd., Ste. 100, Folsom, 916-934-5250.<br />

Japanese. In addition to sushi, traditional Japanese<br />

dishes, and modern twists on classics, Mikuni offers<br />

a gluten-free menu, party platters, and happy hour<br />

specials—all made using great attention to detail<br />

and fresh ingredients. L/D $$<br />

Mountain Mike's Pizza<br />

25075 Blue Ravine Rd Suite 150, Folsom, 916-817-<br />

1207. Pizza. A family-friendly favorite, Mountain Mikes<br />

promises the crispiest, curliest pepperoni and the<br />

freshest ingredients on their pizza. They also offer<br />

mouthwatering wings, an all-you-can-eat salad bar, and<br />

pizza buffet lunch. L/D $$<br />

Mylapore<br />

1760 Prairie City Rd., Ste. 160., 916-985-3500. Indian.<br />

With South Indian roots, Mylapore serves fresh, healthy,<br />

scratch-made food that’s entirely vegetarian. Their<br />

breakfast, daily specials, and dosa happy hour are not<br />

to be missed. B/L/D $$<br />

Pho Mimi<br />

25004 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. 121, 916-542-7913. Vietnamese.<br />

Family-owned and hyper-fresh, Pho Mimi serves rice<br />

noodle soups (pho), bánh mi sandwiches, vermicelli<br />

bowls, crispy egg rolls, and other authentic, flavorpacked<br />

Vietnamese dishes, including a lengthy list of<br />

vegetarian entrées. Morning (try the Mimi's Signature<br />

Breakfast and Mango Smoothie), noon, or night, this<br />

local hotspot is quickly becoming a Folsom favorite.<br />

B/L/D $$<br />

Rock-N-Fire<br />

1010 Riley St., Ste. 4, 916-673-9474. Pizza/American/<br />

Mexican. Ever heard of a burger bowl? Try it at this<br />

unique eatery that serves up flavor-packed fare—<br />

including custom-built (and signature) pizzas, burgers<br />

and said burger bowls, salads, nachos, tacos, and<br />

more—with speedy, friendly service at affordable prices.<br />

L/D $$<br />

Ruchi Indian Cuisine<br />

601 East Bidwell St., 916-983-2871. Indian. Ruchi’s<br />

accommodating menu has a variety of North and<br />

South Indian dishes, including a lengthy list of<br />

vegetarian entrées, as well as a lunch buffet and weekly<br />

specials. L/D $$<br />

Rudy’s Hideaway<br />

12303 Folsom Blvd., 916-351-0606. Seafood/Steakhouse.<br />

Rudy’s is a seafood-lover’s delight and features a<br />

mouthwatering selection of nautical noshes plus meltin-your-mouth<br />

steaks and lunch specials. L/D $$<br />

Sacramento Pizza Company<br />

2700 East Bidwell St., Ste. 500, 916-673-9754. Pizza.<br />

Choose your crust, sauce, cheese, meats, and unlimited<br />

toppings at this pizza lover’s paradise. The locally<br />

sourced ingredients and scratch-made dough results in<br />

pie perfection. Vegan cheese and gluten-free crust<br />

available. L/D $<br />

Sanskrit New Age Indian<br />

2776 East Bidwell St., Ste. 300, 916-817-4356. Indian.<br />

This exciting dining destination serves authentic Indian<br />

dishes with a fusion flair (favorites include the Bombay<br />

Sliders, Manglore Fried Chicken, Tandoori Chicken, and<br />

Biriyani) in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Closed<br />

Mondays. Catering available. Lunch buffet; offerings<br />

change daily. L/D $$<br />

Scott's Seafood Roundhouse<br />

824 Sutter Street, 916-989-6711. Seafood/American.<br />

Expect the freshest of seafood (flown in or delivered<br />

daily from around the world) served by well-trained,<br />

knowledgeable staff in a comfortable atmosphere at<br />

this Folsom area favorite. Full gluten-free menu. L/D<br />

$$$<br />

Shogun Hibachi Grill & Sushi<br />

1870 Prairie City Rd., Ste. 600, 916-985-9588. Japanese.<br />

This modern hibachi restaurant brings new meaning to<br />

“dinner and a show,” thanks to a personal chef who will<br />

deftly chop, slice, and fly your meal over and above the<br />

grill and onto your plate. L/D $$<br />

Suishin Sushi<br />

194 Blue Ravine Rd., 916-985-8885. Japanese. Suishin uses<br />

the freshest ingredients, including novelties like quail<br />

eggs, uni, and ponzu. The modern, hip atmosphere<br />

leaves you at ease as you consume your fish, one roll at<br />

a time. Closed Sunday. L/D $$<br />

Sunny Garden Restaurant<br />

25085 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. 150, 916-983-8882.<br />

Chinese. Sunny Garden prides themselves on using<br />

fresh ingredients in a traditional way and offering large<br />

portions at affordable prices. L/D $<br />

Sutter Street Taqueria<br />

727 Sutter St., 916-293-8952. Mexican. Sutter<br />

Street Taqueria brings the unique flavors of San<br />

Francisco’s Mission District taquerias to Folsom with<br />

a side of friendly service. Whether ordering a burrito,<br />

taco, quesadilla, or nachos, you can expect fresh<br />

ingredients, mouthwatering meats, and affordable<br />

prices. B/L/D $<br />

Thai Paradise<br />

2770 East Bidwell St., 916-984-8988. Thai. Specials<br />

every day of the week. Voted the Best Thai Restaurant<br />

in Folsom and El Dorado Hills every year since 2008.<br />

Delicious and authentic dishes made using local, farmto-fork<br />

vegetables, meats bought daily, and healthy<br />

rice bran oil. L/D $$<br />

That Dam Place<br />

1013 Riley St., Ste. 100, 916-790-8182. American. Expect<br />

good eats, good drinks, and good fun at this eatery that<br />

serves playfully named plates for all palates, including<br />

street tacos, burgers, and sandwiches. The classic panseared<br />

crab cakes ("Crabby Patties") with cucumbercabbage<br />

slaw and house-made potato chips are<br />

particularly tasty, and best enjoyed on their spacious<br />

patio. L/D $$<br />

The River Thai Cuisine<br />

424 East Bidwell St., 916-983-7388. Thai. Friendly<br />

service and deliciously authentic Thai food are waiting<br />

for you at The River Thai Cuisine. Established in 2015,<br />

this family-owned restaurant will satisfy your Thai food<br />

cravings. L/D $$<br />

Visconti’s Ristorante<br />

2700 East Bidwell St., Ste. 700, 916-983-5181. Italian. For<br />

the past two decades, Visconti’s has given the<br />

community a taste of Italy with their authentic dishes,<br />

romantic setting, and traditional music. L/D $$<br />

Zocalo<br />

2739 East Bidwell St. 916-618-0303. Mexican.<br />

Elegant restaurant and bar with modern Mexican<br />

dishes, fresh-made margaritas, and Sunday brunch.<br />

Avail of their monthly chef’s dinner or private party<br />

room. L/D $$<br />


Allez!<br />

4242 Fowler Ln., Ste. 101, Diamond Springs,<br />

530-621-1160. French. Savor French café classics like<br />

baguette sandwiches on fresh-baked bread, crêpes,<br />

stews, pastas, and a to-die-for seafood paella. Enjoy<br />

your order in their rustically elegant dining room or to<br />

go. B/L/D $$<br />

Bene Ristorante Italiano<br />

423 Main St., Placerville, 530-303-3415. Italian/Pizza.<br />

Enjoy a taste of Naples in Downtown Placerville as you<br />

savor Neapolitan-style pizza with all of your favorite<br />

toppings, fresh-made salads, or savory pasta dishes.<br />

L/D $$<br />

Bricks Eats & Drinks<br />

482 Main St., Placerville, 530-303-3480. New<br />

American. If you’re looking for a friendly, unpretentious<br />

dining destination with local brews and good eats, look<br />

no further than the aptly named Bricks. Lamb lovers<br />

will go gaga for the Bo Peep Burger, but their steaks,<br />

sandwiches, salads, and desserts are all winners too.<br />

L/D $$<br />

Farmer’s Delicatessen and Bakery<br />

Temporarily closed. New Cameron Park location to<br />

come, 530-672-6800. Bakery/Deli. A hybrid deli and<br />

bakery serving a variety of worldwide dishes, from<br />

gyros and sandwiches to Italian meatballs and a<br />

beloved rosemary focaccia. Vegan and gluten-free<br />

options. B/L $$<br />

Heyday Café<br />

325 Main St., Placerville, 530-626-9700. New<br />

American. This intimate, bistro-style restaurant in a<br />

rustic chic space serves modern American cuisine<br />

(thin-crust pizzas, creative entrées, and artisan salads)<br />

and pours over 45 local, regional, and international<br />

wines. L/D $$<br />

Hog Wild Bar-B-Que<br />

38 Main St, Placerville, 530-622-3883. BBQ.<br />

High-quality, smoked meats cooked low and slow,<br />

scratch-made sides, satisfying salads, decadent<br />

desserts, and other finger-lickin'-good fare. Boasts a<br />

cozy atmosphere and pup-friendly patio. Catering<br />

available. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. L/D $$<br />

Kobe Sushi & Fusion<br />

3300 Coach Ln., Cameron Park, 530-672-9210.<br />

Japanese/Asian Fusion/Sushi Bar. Japanese sushi bar<br />

offering an extensive variety of rolls, high-quality<br />

sashimi, and Asian fusion favorites at reasonable prices.<br />

L/D $$<br />

Main Street Melters<br />

589 Main Street, Placerville, 530-303-3871, American.<br />

Build-your-own sandwiches to “massive melter,”<br />

featuring premium Boar’s Head deli meats .They also<br />

have an outdoor patio and serve a few frozen brunch<br />

cocktails. B/L $<br />

Papa Gianni’s Ristorante<br />

3450 Palmer Dr., Cameron Park, 530-672-2333. Italian.<br />

For over two decades, this family-owned eatery has<br />

been serving traditional, scratch-made recipes from<br />

Southern Italy, including favorites like chicken<br />

Parmesan, gnocchi alla vodka, and out-of-this-world<br />

desserts. It’s the ideal destination to celebrate a special<br />

occasion or grab takeout. L/D $$<br />

Snooty Frog<br />

3300 Coach Ln., Ste. E3, Cameron Park, 530-677-<br />

9025. Steakhouse/Seafood. There’s nothing snooty<br />

about Snooty Frog. It’s cozy but romantic, the food<br />

offerings—from steaks and seafood to pastas and<br />

rotating specials—are scrumptious, and their martinis<br />

are buzzworthy. D $$$<br />

Thai Unique<br />

1160 Broadway, Placerville, 530-621-9559. Thai. Indulge<br />

your senses in fresh, flavorful dishes like khao soi, duck<br />

curry, and tod mun kao pod while experiencing Thai<br />

cuisine that is indeed unique. L/D $$<br />

The Breakroom<br />

4131 South Shingle Rd., Ste. 7, Shingle Springs,<br />

530-763-6761. American. This full-service restaurant<br />

offers delicious American food (juicy burgers, French<br />

dip, salads, mac & cheese, etc.) and entertainment for<br />

the whole family, from pool tables, dart boards, and an<br />

arcade, to cards and dice. L/D $$<br />

The Independent<br />

629 Main St., Placerville, 530-344-7645. New<br />

American. Step into an urban dining establishment in<br />

the heart of Placerville and savor American fusion<br />

favorites and creatively mixed cocktails using<br />

fresh-squeezed juices. L/D $$<br />

Tom’s Burger & Frosty<br />

567 Placerville Dr., Placerville, 530-295-8199.<br />

American. Enjoy freshly grilled burgers, piping hot fries,<br />

and thick milkshakes that you and the whole family will<br />

love at this no-frills dining destination. L/D $<br />

Wally’s Pizza Bar<br />

4079 Cameron Park Dr., Cameron Park, 530-677-5205.<br />

Pizza/American. This family-owned and operated<br />

eatery crafts gourmet pizzas, pastas aplenty, and<br />

high-quality breakfast dishes. Their happy hour is one<br />

of the best in town. Weekend brunch. L/D $$<br />


Back Forty Texas BBQ<br />

1201 Orlando Avenue, Roseville, 916-726-4040.<br />

American. Serving up authentic Texas and finger-licking<br />

fare including ribs, burgers, steaks and more, plus fresh<br />

made sides alongside old-fashioned southern<br />

hospitality. L/D $$<br />

Bar 101 Eats & Drinks<br />

101 Main St., Roseville, 916-774-0505, American.<br />

Sometimes you just want a comfortable neighborhood<br />

place to hang out and get some good food and drinks.<br />

If Historic Roseville is your destination, look no further<br />

than Bar 101. The menu features traditional bar fare,<br />

a bevy of burgers and sandwiches, street tacos, and<br />

more. L/D $$<br />

Bennett’s Kitchen Bar Market<br />

1595 Eureka Road, Roseville, 916-750-5150.<br />

American. Choose between fine dining or casual<br />

dining by the bar or on the temperature-controlled<br />

patio. The menu offers comfort food and elevated<br />

fare, while a full-service bar aims to create a “Napa<br />

vibe" in Roseville. Gluten-free and vegetarian<br />

options. B/L/D $$<br />

Chicago Fire<br />

500 North Sunrise Ave., 916-771-2020. Pizza.<br />

Offering a variety of menu items inspired by the<br />

Windy City, from meaty Italian beef sandwiches and<br />

a “Chicago Dog” to the deepest and cheesiest pizza<br />

in town. L/D $$<br />

Eureka!<br />

234 Gibson Dr., Ste. 100, Roseville, 916-864-9500.<br />

American. Serves 30 craft beers on tap, an extensive<br />

selection of small-batch whiskeys, and regional wines,<br />

along with craveable dishes like lollipop corn dogs,<br />

burgers, salads, and fried chicken sliders. Brunch<br />

Saturday & Sunday. L/D $$<br />

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Fat’s Asia Bistro<br />

1500 Eureka Rd., Roseville, 916-787-3287, Asian<br />

Fusion/Chinese/Seafood. Named the region’s favorite<br />

Asian restaurant for more than 10 years in a row, Fat’s<br />

specializes in handmade dim sum, banana cream pie<br />

(Frank Fat’s recipe), and other high-quality dishes. L/D<br />

$$<br />

Four Sisters Café<br />

(Temporarily closed) 9050 Fairway Dr., Ste. 165,<br />

Roseville, 916-797-0770. American/Café. Mango-stuffed<br />

French toast, eggs benedicts, thick-sliced bacon (cured<br />

and smoked in-house), homemade soups, specialty<br />

salads, and sandwiches are just a sampling of this cafe's<br />

mouthwatering menu. B/L $$<br />

Goose Port Public House<br />

316 Vernon St., Roseville, 916-886-5080. American.<br />

Sports Bar. This family-friendly eatery boasts<br />

fresh-made bites for everyone, from an array of apps<br />

and salads, to burgers and seasonal entrées. Vegan<br />

options. Big-screen TVs. Brunch Saturday & Sunday. L/D<br />

$$<br />

House of Oliver<br />

3992 Douglas Blvd., Ste. 140, Roseville, 916-773-9463.<br />

American. Wine and dine at this upscale bar that offers<br />

wine flights, cheese and charcuterie boards, and pairing<br />

plates. There's live music every Friday and Saturday<br />

night, various special events, and late-night dining. D $$<br />

Il Fornaio<br />

1179 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 118, Roseville, 916-788-1200.<br />

Italian. Using the freshest ingredients and traditional<br />

cooking techniques, Il Fornaio creates high-quality<br />

Italian food paired with great wines and cocktails in a<br />

beautiful setting. L/D $$<br />

La Huaca<br />

9213 Sierra College Blvd., Ste. 140, Roseville, 916-771-2558.<br />

Peruvian. La Huaca makes Peruvian cuisine accessible<br />

for all palates with their colorful, flavor-packed, and<br />

elegantly presented plates that run the gamut from<br />

ceviches and lomo saltado to empanadas and pisco<br />

sours. L/D $$<br />

La Provence Restaurant & Terrace<br />

110 Diamond Creek Pl., Roseville, 916-789-2002.<br />

French/Mediterranean. Dining at La Provence is akin to<br />

being in a little French villa. Topped with their<br />

consistently delicious food and wine, cozy fireplace,<br />

and twinkle-lit patio, and you have the recipe for a<br />

memorable meal. Saturday brunch. Closed Sunday. L/D<br />

$$$<br />

Land Ocean New American Grill<br />

1151 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 241, 916-407-5640. New<br />

American. Land Ocean offers distinctive menus that<br />

include hand-cut steaks, wood-fired rotisserie, fresh<br />

seafood, and delectable desserts. Weekend brunch.<br />

L/D $$<br />

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar<br />

238 Gibson Dr., Roseville, 916-727-6321. American. Enjoy<br />

a sizeable, seasonal menu full of eclectic, gastropubstyle<br />

offerings that include salads, bowls, burgers,<br />

pastas, desserts, and even an impressive kids’ menu.<br />

Weekend brunch. L/D $$<br />

Mehfil Indian Restaurant<br />

1605 Douglas Blvd., Roseville, 916-791-1199. Indian.<br />

Casual eatery with a lunch buffet offering Indian food<br />

favorites and many vegetarian options. L/D $<br />

Sienna Restaurant<br />

Mikuni<br />

1017 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 160, Roseville, 916-780-2119.<br />

Japanese. In addition to sushi, traditional Japanese<br />

dishes, and modern twists on classics, Mikuni offers a<br />

gluten-free menu, party platters, and happy hour<br />

specials—all made using great attention to detail and<br />

fresh ingredients. L/D $$<br />

My Thai Kitchen<br />

1465 Eureka Rd., Ste. 140, Roseville, 916-781-7811. Thai.<br />

Enjoy authentic, fresh-made fare in an open-concept<br />

kitchen at My Thai Kitchen while receiving prompt,<br />

professional, and friendly service. L/D $$<br />

Nixtaco<br />

1805 Cirby Way, 916-771-4165. Mexican.<br />

Don't let the unassuming facade of this casual taqueria<br />

fool you: Nixtaco's menu features chef-driven tacos<br />

and quesadillas with farmers' market-sourced produce,<br />

unconventional proteins, and freshly made tortillas<br />

(with corn ground in-house). With a kids' menu, vegan<br />

offerings, and Sunday brunch, it's a perfect pick for the<br />

whole family. L/D $<br />

Paul Martin’s American Grill<br />

1455 Eureka Rd., Roseville, 916-783-3600. New<br />

American. Classic American fare in a sophisticated,<br />

convivial setting; an energetic bar with communal<br />

tables and plush seating, intimate booths and tables,<br />

and an expansive outdoor patio. L/D $$<br />

Platinum Wine Lounge<br />

9050 Fairway Dr., Ste. 105, 916-780-9463. Wine Bar. New<br />

American. For fans of carefully curated wine lists<br />

featuring California-grown grapes and local craft beers,<br />

look no further than Platinum Wine Lounge. Their<br />

menu features build-your-own charcuterie boards, plus<br />

paninis, flatbreads, and other shareables. Be sure to<br />

save room for their brown butter cake alongside a glass<br />

of Port. Closed Monday. D $$<br />

Range Kitchen & Tap<br />

1420 E, Roseville Pkwy., Ste. 160, Roseville, 916-865-4317.<br />

New American. Range Kitchen & Tap’s menu is designed<br />

for sharing and socializing, with a focus on serving<br />

locally sourced and seasonal comfort food like bison<br />

meatball sliders, fried chicken, and pizza. Closed<br />

Sunday. L/D $$<br />

Rosati’s<br />

5140 Foothills Blvd., Ste. 110, Roseville, 916-797-7492,<br />

Pizza/ Italian. Rosati’s still provides the same signature<br />

pizzas, Italian beef sandwiches, pastas, and salads that<br />

they first became famous for in Chicago circa 1964. The<br />

family-friendly, sports pub atmosphere only adds to<br />

the charm. Closed Monday. L/D $$<br />

Ruth’s Chris Steak House<br />

1185 Galleria Blvd., Ste. P-120, Roseville, 916-780-6910.<br />

Steak/Seafood. Sizzling plates and an award-winning<br />

wine list are a perfect pairing for any occasion.<br />

Experience Ruth’s Chris elegant setting for a romantic<br />

dinner, business meeting, or private party. D $$$<br />

Sienna Restaurant<br />

1480 Eureka Rd., 916-771-4700. American. This<br />

award-winning restaurant’s specialties include<br />

wood-fired pizzas, fresh fish, hand-cut steaks, and a<br />

large selection of appetizers. Weekend brunch. $$ L/D<br />

Tang’s Sushi<br />

1426 Blue Oaks Blvd., Ste. 100, Roseville, 916-781-0807.<br />

Japanese. With so many inventive eats and modern<br />

environs to boot, Tang’s has mastered the art of<br />

Japanese fare with flair. The chef is happy to customize<br />

orders and create off-menu items. Closed Sunday. L/D<br />

$$<br />

Thai Basil<br />

1613 Douglas Blvd., Roseville, 916-782-8424. Thai. This<br />

cheerful, long-established eatery serves up an array of<br />

Thai favorites in a light-filled, compact space. L/D $$<br />

The Monk’s Cellar<br />

240 Vernon St., Roseville, 916-786-6665. American.<br />

The Monk’s Cellar has brought a little bit of Belgium to<br />

Downtown Roseville, with their community-focused<br />

brewery and restaurant that serves fine artisanal beer<br />

and creative dishes. L/D $$<br />

The Place<br />

221 Vernon St., Roseville. 916-742-5447. Italian. Cozy<br />

Italian restaurant and bar that specializes in artisanal,<br />

wood-fired pizzas, paninis, pastas, and more. Closed<br />

Monday. L/D $$<br />

Zocalo<br />

1182 Roseville Pkwy., Ste. 110, Roseville, 916-788-0303.<br />

Mexican. Elegant restaurant and bar with modern<br />

Mexican dishes, fresh-made margaritas, and Sunday<br />

brunch. Avail of their monthly chef’s dinner or private<br />

party room. L/D $$<br />


Dominick’s Italian Market & Deli<br />

8621 Auburn Folsom Rd., Granite Bay, 916-786-3355.<br />

Italian. Namesake Dominick’s dream was to have a<br />

unique place that would provide customers with<br />

the finest and freshest ingredients, large portions,<br />

fair prices, and the Italian tradition of first-name<br />

friendliness. A decade later and his dream is alive and<br />

well in Granite Bay. L/D $$<br />

Farmhaus<br />

8230 Auburn Folsom Rd., Granite Bay, 916-772-3276.<br />

New American. This fresh, seasonal eatery tucked off<br />

Auburn Folsom Road is a feast for the senses. The<br />

house-like building pumps out plates that morph with<br />

the months. On balmy days, their picturesque patio is a<br />

must. Closed Monday. L/D $$<br />

Hawks<br />

5530 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay, 916-791-6200.<br />

New American. Refined, high-end American cuisine,<br />

including tasting menus, in a stylish, modern dining<br />

room and bar. Brunch on the second Sunday each<br />

month; lunch weekdays; Closed Monday. L/D $$$<br />

New Glory Brewery & Taproom<br />

5540 Douglas Blvd., Ste. 140 & 150, Granite Bay, 916-872-<br />

1721. American. Delicious food (sandwiches, pizzas,<br />

salads, shareables, and burgers), beautiful brews, and<br />

a spacious patio await at New Glory’s latest venture in<br />

Granite Bay. L/D $$<br />

Vaiano Trattoria<br />

7160 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay, 916-780-0888.<br />

Italian. Offering traditional Tuscan cuisine and other<br />

Italian favorites, Vaiano Trattoria prides themselves on<br />

preparing simple dishes that are made to order with<br />

the freshest of ingredients. Lunch served weekdays.<br />

L/D $$<br />


Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que<br />

6628 Lonetree Blvd., Rocklin, 916-780-7427. American.<br />

Serving slow-cooked meats and other Southern-style<br />

eats that the whole family will love, Lucille’s is a Rocklin<br />

favorite for a reason. L/D $$<br />

Mezcalito Oaxacan Cuisine<br />

5065 Pacific St., 916-701-4772. Oaxacan. Savor authentic<br />

flavors from Oaxaca at this eatery known for their<br />

complex mole, tlayudas, and other flavor-filled plates,<br />

including plenty of vegetarian and seafood options.<br />

Don't forget to save room for dessert: The churros and<br />

mezcal ice cream are a fan favorite. Breakfast served till<br />

noon. B/L/D $$<br />

Pottery World Café<br />

4419 Granite Dr., Rocklin, 916-624-8080. American/Café.<br />

With brioche French toast and buttery Belgian waffles,<br />

in addition to an extensive lunch menu, and a high tea<br />

the second Thursday of every month, this café is the<br />

prime place to take out-of-towners. Their patio is one<br />

of the region’s best, too. B/L $$<br />

The Chef’s Table<br />

6843 Lonetree Blvd., Ste. 103, Rocklin, 916-771-5656.<br />

New American. The namesake chefs here pride<br />

themselves on using local ingredients that are carefully<br />

handled, lovingly prepared, and joyfully served to<br />

you for your culinary enjoyment. Closed Sunday and<br />

Monday. L/D $$<br />

Venita Rhea’s<br />

4415 Granite Dr., Rocklin, 916-624-2697. American.<br />

If you’re looking for a delicious breakfast to start<br />

off your day, Venita Rhea’s is the place to be. From<br />

benedicts, scrambles, and sandwiches to soups, salads,<br />

and bottomless mimosas, you’ll find all your favorites.<br />

B/L $$<br />




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Wise Villa Winery is the only winery<br />

in Placer County to feature a full<br />

dining experience in our Tuscanstyle<br />

bistro. We use only the highest<br />

quality, locally sourced ingredients<br />

that are hand crafted to perfectly<br />

pair with our award-winning wines.<br />

Wise Villa Winery<br />

4200 Wise Rd.<br />

Lincoln<br />

916-543-0323<br />

wisevillawinery.com<br />

Great food and drink meet at Bricks!<br />

Gourmet crafted burgers, satisfying<br />

salads and hearty dishes will delight<br />

all appetites! Bring friends and<br />

family to dine in our uniquely casual<br />

atmosphere, or relax at the bar with<br />

a cocktail and a savory appetizer.<br />

Bricks Eats & Drinks<br />

482 Main Street<br />

Placerville<br />

530-303-3480<br />

bricksonmainstreet.com<br />



Cascada is your Main Street<br />

Placerville destination for the finest<br />

Mexican cuisine and best cocktails.<br />

Stop by and take in the Bell Tower<br />

views while enjoying an authentic<br />

south-of-the-border delight and a<br />

handcrafted cocktail! See why we<br />

are consistently voted a favorite by<br />

<strong>Style</strong> readers.<br />

Cascada Restaurant & Cantina<br />

384 Main Street<br />

Placerville<br />

530-344-7757<br />

cascadainplacerville.com<br />

Celebrating our 13th year in business,<br />

Heyday Café has been voted Best<br />

Overall Restaurant, Best Salad Place,<br />

Best Casual Restaurant, and Best<br />

Wine Bar! Heyday Café presents fresh<br />

California cuisine with international<br />

influences. Lunch 7 days and dinner 6<br />

nights a week. Pouring over 40 wines!<br />

Reservations are encouraged.<br />

Heyday Café<br />

325 Main Street<br />

Placerville<br />

530-626-9700<br />

heydaycafe.com<br />


THAI<br />

your neighborhood bar & grill<br />

grill<br />

Casual neighborhood bar and grill<br />

specializing in craft beers. Featuring<br />

over 20 beers on tap, great wine list<br />

& a full bar. 12 big screen TV’s for all<br />

your sports. MLB, NFL, NBA packages<br />

so you can watch all of the games.<br />

Happy hour–3-6pm M-F.<br />

Folsom Tap House<br />

25005 Blue Ravine Rd., Ste. #140<br />

Folsom<br />

916-292-5711<br />

folsomtaphouse.com<br />

Voted #1 Best Thai Restaurant in Folsom<br />

& El Dorado Hills for the past 12 years.<br />

Serving healthy, delicious and authentic<br />

Thai food. Delivery through Doordash,<br />

GrubHub, Postmates and UberEats.<br />

Online ordering for Take-Out on our<br />

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dinner. Good food to make you happy.<br />

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Voted #1 by the readers of <strong>Style</strong> Folsom/EDH 16 years in a row!<br />

(916) 983-5181<br />

2700 E. Bidwell St., Folsom<br />

www.viscontisristorante.com<br />

Best Family Restaurant<br />

Best Italian Restaurant<br />

Best Takeout<br />

Best Chef<br />

Best Bartender<br />

Best Server<br />

Tuesday thru Thursday 11am - 10pm<br />

Friday thru Saturday 11am - 11pm<br />

Sunday 4pm - 10pm | Monday closed


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Roseville (at Douglas Blvd.)<br />



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• Ninja Obstacle Course<br />

• Zumba<br />

• Indoor Cycling (Spin)<br />

• Kids’ Ninja Fitness<br />

• Boot Camp<br />

• Dance Booty Camp<br />

• Body Fusion (Pilates/Yoga)<br />

• Personal Training<br />

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Coupon has no monetary value and cannot be exchanged for<br />

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reserves all rights. Expires 4/30/<strong>2021</strong>.<br />

• Mobility Training<br />

• Weight Training<br />

• Cross Training<br />

• Butts N’ Guts<br />

• TRX<br />

• Strength & Cardio<br />

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• Kids’ Hip Hop Dance Fitness<br />

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only. Not valid with any other<br />

discounts. Expires 4/30/21.<br />

www.houseofoliver.com | 916.773.9463 | 3992 Douglas Blvd Roseville, ca<br />

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including sports balm cold<br />

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Folsom in the Palladio<br />

across from Kirkland’s<br />

230 Palladio Parkway suite 1229<br />

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Open 7 days - Extended Hours<br />

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Roseville in the Nugget Plaza<br />

next to Nugget Market<br />

761 Pleasant Grove Blvd<br />

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Where We Live<br />


Yes, fresh eggs are all<br />

they're cracked up to be.<br />

Grab yours at one of these<br />

local farms.<br />

24Carrot Farm, Placerville,<br />

24carrotfarms.com<br />

If you’re out and about<br />

in Placerville, drop by<br />

24Carrot Farm’s farm stand;<br />

alternatively, you can<br />

order online or utilize their<br />

curbside pickup.<br />

A Rusted Roost, Penryn,<br />

arustedroost.com<br />

If you’re considering raising<br />

chickens, or expanding<br />

your henhouse, The Rusted<br />

Roost sells a wide variety of<br />

hatching eggs.<br />

Rustic Windmill<br />

Farms, Loomis,<br />

rusticwindmillfarms.com<br />

You’ll find two adorable<br />

livestock guardian dogs,<br />

Charles and Winter,<br />

watching after the chickens<br />

at Rustic Windmill Farms.<br />

Sinclair Family Farm Store,<br />

Penryn, sinclairfamilyfarm.<br />

net<br />

If you have a sensitivity to<br />

chicken eggs, Sinclair Family<br />

Farm recommends trying<br />

their non-GMO duck eggs—<br />

great on their own and for<br />

baking.<br />

Smitten Homestead,<br />

Newcastle, facebook.com/<br />

smittenhomestead<br />

Pick up a dozen of Smitten<br />

Homestead’s free-range<br />

eggs at The Auburn Bodega.<br />

—Compiled by Nelly Kisylanka<br />

“I was born and raised in Placerville and wouldn’t live<br />

anywhere else, because of the friendly community, idyllic<br />

climate, and abundance of farms and ranches that sell<br />

fresh produce, meat, and dairy products.”<br />

Photo by Karen Schmautz, Sierra Springs Photography,<br />

sierraspringsphotography.com, @sierra_springs_photo<br />



30+ Outdoor<br />

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